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BOOK LAUNCH: Super Red Riding Hood!

Posted by: Andrew on: August 29, 2014

  Little Island Comics is delighted to announce the book launch for Claudia Dávila’s new picture book, Super Red Riding Hood! It’s a story about a girl who isn’t (very) frightened as she treks through the deep dark woods, thanks to her red (superhero) cape. To find out how she deals with the wolfy villain, […]

Scott Chantler in-store this Saturday!

Posted by: Andrew on: April 5, 2014

Are you excited about The King’s Dragon? We are too– that’s why Scott Chantler will be in-store next Saturday, April 12 at noon for a signing of his latest Three Thieves book! Fourth in the series, this installment ups the ante with more action-packed antics,  long-awaited reveals and teeth-grating suspense.  Stop by to say hi and […]

UPDATED: Bill Slavin Launches Big Top Otto!

Posted by: Andrew on: September 26, 2013

We’re so excited to launch Big Top Otto this Saturday!  Come by the shop between 1pm and 3pm for: circus-themed snacks! a chance to win fabulous prizes! an art show of elephantine proportions! live drawing demonstrations from Bill Slavin himself! …but most importantly, come by to pick up your copy of Elephants Never Forget 2: […]

Exclusive! Powerpuff Girls #1 featuring THE BEGUILING!

Posted by: Andrew on: September 21, 2013

To celebrate the release of POWERPUFF GIRLS #1 this week (out Wednesday, September 25th), written and illustrated by Canada’s own Troy Little, we commissioned a very special Canadian cover! As you can see, it depicts main baddy Mojo Jojo having climbed the CN Tower! (Reminds us of another famous simian…). Luckily, the Powerpuff Girls were […]

EVENT: Draw Out The Story with Brian McLachlan!

Posted by: Andrew on: August 26, 2013

COMIC WORKSHOP AND BOOK LAUNCH! Brian McLachlan’s Draw Out The Story Saturday, September 21, 2013 Workshop: 12pm-1pm Launch & Signing: 1pm-2pm @ Little Island Comics, 742 Bathurst St Free with purchase! Kids eight and older should sign up NOW for a special Draw Out the Story: Ten Secrets to Creating Your Own Comics workshop led by author Brian […]

Jinx at Little Island!

Posted by: Andrew on: May 22, 2013

Step into spring with Jinx Holliday and the next installment in the critically acclaimed Jinx series! Spring in high school brings a whole new set of challenges for feisty freshman Jinx – new tests, new sports, and summer’s on the way! Jinx: Little Miss Steps is an uplifting story told with great wit, humor, heart […]

Manga Mondays at Little Island Comics!

Posted by: Andrew on: December 26, 2012

Join us for Manga Mondays this winter at Little Island Comics! We’re excited to invite 10- to 14-year-olds to enrol in local comics creator Eric Kim’s Manga Dojo art workshops, now in their second year. Starting January 21st, the Manga Dojo teaches students how to create and develop their own stories. In five sessions, students will create an […]

Justin Time Book Launch with Brandon Scott!

Posted by: Andrew on: November 17, 2012

In store Saturday, 24 November 2012 at 1pm   Join us next Saturday to launch creator Brandon James Scott’s debut book series featuring the characters of the hit show Justin Time (on Disney Junior in Canada)! Brandon will be here to sign copies of Justin Time: Panckake Express, and will be doing a reading from Little Island’s legendary […]

ANNOUNCING: Checkers and Dot Launch at Little Island Comics!

Posted by: Andrew on: November 13, 2012

In store: J Torres & J. Lum Sunday, 2 December 2012 at 2pm We’re delighted to announce the launch of a lovely new series of black-and-white board books created by comics veterans J Torres and Jennifer Lum. The Checkers and Dot books present high-contrast patterns and rhyming text that’s perfect for little eyes and ears. […]

Frank Viva at Little Island Comics!

Posted by: Andrew on: November 4, 2012

In Store: Frank Viva Saturday, 1 December 2012, 2pm-3pm   We’re excited to announce Frank Viva’s appearance for his new book A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse! Part of the stellar Toon Books line, A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse is great for beginning readers or to […]


About Little Island Comics

Little Island Comics is the first kids comic book store in North America–maybe even the world! Owned and operated by international comics institution The Beguiling–celebrating their 25th Anniversary in 2012–the store features thousands of comics, graphic novels and manga, and a great lineup of programming and events with kids comic and book authors from around the world!

Little Island Comics
742 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5S 2R6
Phone: 416-901-7489
E-mail: mail@littleislandcomics.com