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ANNOUNCING: Jon Klassen at Little Island Comics!

Posted by: Andrew on: November 5, 2014

We’re delighted to host renowned illustrator Jon Klassen at Little Island Comics on Tuesday, November 18th from 5pm until 7pm. Jon will be giving a short presentation about his work, followed by a book signing. Jon Klassen has won the Governor General’s Award, the Kate Greenaway Medal, and the Caldecott Medal for his awesome illustrations. […]

A Cat-tastic Double Book Launch with Koyama Press!

Posted by: Andrew on: October 1, 2014

Koyama Press will celebrate National Cat Day by launching two new kids books at Little Island Comics! Join us as we fête John Martz’s A Cat Named Tim & Britt Wilson’s Cat Dad, King of the Goblins. Undertake awesome activities! Meet cartoonists! Read about cats! Have tons of fun! Yippeeeeeeee! CAT-TASTIC DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH! A […]

GOTHAM ACADEMY #1 Launch Event Featuring Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher, and Karl Kerschl! Saturday, October 4th, 2014 – FREE To Attend! 12pm: Signing at Little Island Comics, 742 Bathurst Street 7PM: Party! at Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. 2F  This Saturday, you’re invited to celebrate the launch of DC Comics’ GOTHAM ACADEMY #1, the […]

Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch!

Posted by: Andrew on: September 6, 2014

Little Island Comics is delighted to host the Canadian launch of Toronto cartoonist Eric Orchard’s first full-length graphic novel, Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch. Eric will be signing copies of his new book and doing a live drawing demonstration for kids at Little Island Comics on Saturday, September 20th. Original art from Maddy Kettle will be […]

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 […]


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