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Local Comic Shop Day at Little Island Comics!

Posted by: Andrew on: November 27, 2015

On Saturday, November 28th, Little Island Comics will be celebrating Local Comic Shop Day! We’ll have a selection of kid- and teen-friendly LCSD exclusives for sale, in addition to our usual selection of every kids comic you could possibly desire! You should come! There are a bunch of great comics that are Local Comic Shop […]

Bespoke Makeup returns to Little Island for Hallowe’en!

Posted by: Andrew on: October 23, 2015

It’s a Hallowe’en tradition! For the third year running the talented artists of Bespoke Makeup will be getting kids and grown-ups alike ready for their spooky adventures right here at Little Island Comics! HALLOWEEN SPECIAL FX MAKE-UP Bespoke Makeup & Hair ( brings Halloween to Little Island Comics Saturday, October 31, 2013 (Halloween Day) Appointments available from 11:00am […]

EVENT: Nathan Jurevicius’ JUNCTION

Posted by: Andrew on: September 12, 2015

Little Island Comics is once again proud and delighted to launch an exciting new kids book from Toronto publisher Koyama Press! Please join us on Saturday, October 24th 2015, when we will celebrate the release of Nathan Jurevicius’ Junction. Junction is a strange and wonderful picture book that appeals to adults and children alike. Nathan will be […]

EVENT: Chip Zdarsky Signs Jughead #1

Posted by: Andrew on: September 12, 2015

Woo-hoo! We’re delighted to announce that Chip Zdarsky, writer of the newly relaunched JUGHEAD comic series, will make a special visit to Little Island Comics to sign the very first issue on its release day, Wednesday, October 7th! Chip is the writer of comics for grownups (like “Sex Criminals” and “Howard The Duck”), and that’s cool! But […]

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: 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 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. […]

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