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BOOK LAUNCH: March Grand Prix!

Posted by: Andrew on: July 29, 2015

Little Island Comics is thrilled to welcome author Kean Soo, creator of the Jellaby series of graphic novels, to launch his brand new all-ages graphic novel March Grand Prix: The Race at Harewood! March Hare wants to be the fastest and furriest racecar driver around. But first, this rabbit racer will have to prove his […]

Valor Launch Party with creators in attendance! Sunday, July 19th, 12pm-2pm @ Little Island Comics, 742 Bathurst Street Free Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1592918984293271/ Join us to celebrate Valor, a comic anthology about courageous heroines! Pick up a copy of your own and meet the authors, artists and editors who bring you 200+ pages of kick-butt adventures! […]

The Princess & The Pony Launch Party With Author Kate Beaton Saturday July 4th, 12pm-2pm @ Little Island COmics, 742 Bathurst Street Free https://www.facebook.com/events/1434036030253090/ Hey lovers of great books! Kate Beaton, creator of Hark, A Vagrant!, has created her very first picture book! It’s called The Princess and the Pony, and our friends at Scholastic are publishing it, and Little Island Comics is throwing a party for the release! Join Kate […]

Spring Comics Classes at Little Island

Posted by: Andrew on: February 16, 2015

Join us at Little Island for spring Comics Classes with Megan Kearney! This session, we’ll have 6 weeks of classes, plus a double-class during March Break. You can join us just for the March Break class, or take the entire course. Our instructor, Megan Kearney, will lead students through the steps of comics-creation, from character […]

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 […]


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