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Winter Comics Classes!

Posted by: Andrew on: November 23, 2014

We’re excited to announce our next session of comics classes at Little Island, which will start in January! Instructor Megan Kearney will be back, leading students through the steps of comics-creation, from character design to page layouts. Students will learn techniques like pencilling and inking, and they’ll be introduced to screen tones and working with […]

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. […]

Bespoke Makeup Returns to Little Island Comics!

Posted by: Andrew on: October 23, 2014

We’re delighted to have once again partnered with Bespoke Makeup, a team of Toronto’s most creative professional make-up and special FX artists! Sunday, October 26, 2014 Bespoke Makeup is offering FREE face painting for kids of all ages! Drop into Little Island Comics between 1pm – 5pm and we’ll make sure you have a “Marvelous” […]

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, […]

Fall Comics Classes at Little Island!

Posted by: Andrew on: August 23, 2014

Look out, kids: our comic classes for 10- to 14-year-olds are back! Learn to draw comics and manga, from start to finish! Megan Kearney, back for another season of classes, will walk students though each step of the creative process, from character design to page layouts. Learn techniques like pencilling and inking, and how to […]

Now in Stock: Amulet Book Six!!!

Posted by: Andrew on: August 15, 2014

Announcing: Bannister at Little Island Comics!

Posted by: Andrew on: August 5, 2014

We’re delighted to announce that Bannister, known for his work on The Elsewhere Chronicles (Les enfants d’ailleurs) and Tib & Tumtum (Tib et Tatoum), will be in the store meeting fans and signing copies of his books on Saturday, August 23rd! Please join us!   Creator Appearance: Bannister Little Island Comics 742 Bathurst Street, Toronto Saturday, 23 August 2014 […]


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