Events

Lou Skuce: Canada’s Greatest Cartoonist

  • Sunday, May 1, 2016 | 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • JetFuel Coffee Shop - Google Map
  • 519 Parliament Street

  • Art Installations

Lou Skuce: Canada’s Greatest Cartoonist May 1 to June 30 @ JetFuel Coffee Shop, 519 Parliament Street Free A retrospective of work from throughout the career of forgotten cartoonist and illustration Lou Skuce.

Raconteurs & TCAF present STORIES FROM COMICS ARTISTS!

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • The Tranzac Club - Google Map
  • 292 Brunswick Ave.

  • Talks

Purchase Tickets

Raconteurs & TCAF present STORIES FROM COMICS ARTISTS! Wednesday, May 11, 2016. 7pm-9pm @ The Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. Tickets: $10 at the door, online at http://raconteurs-tcaf.bpt.me/ Raconteurs Storytelling is teaming up with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) to bring you a night of true, live storytelling — all from comics …read more

TCAF 2016 Drink ‘n’ Draw

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
  • The Pilot - Google Map
  • 22 Cumberland Ave.

  • Parties

TCAF 2016 Drink ‘n’ Draw Hosted by Friendship Edition Wednesday, May 11th, 2016, 8pm-12am @ The Pilot Tavern, 22 Cumberland St Free to attend Facebook Event Do you like drinking? Do you like drawing? Do you like sitting near other people who like the same things? Well, folks, then have …read more

PHONO+GRAPHIC: 100 ALBUM COVERS x 100 COMIC CREATORS – Gallery Show

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Nuvango Gallery & Flagship - Google Map
  • 639 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON, M5V 2B7

  • Art Installations

PHONO+GRAPHIC Gallery Show 100 Album Covers x 100 Comic Creators Opening Party: Saturday, May 14th, 7pm-10pm @ Nuvango Gallery, 639 Queen St. W. (at Bathurst) Free to attend, 19+ Facebook Event This special event listing is for the Official Opening Party of the PHONO+GRAPHIC art show, Saturday May 14th, 7pm-10pm! …read more

CSSC/SCEBD Academic Conference

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, First Hotel Floor - Google Map
  • 90 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON M4W 1A7

  • Talks

The Canadian Society for the Study of Comics is a scholarly association for the exchange of knowledge and research regarding all forms of graphic narrative. The association is based in Canada and embraces an international membership. Their principle activity, an annual conference, is once again taking place in partnership with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival.

CSSC/SCEBD: Book-Launch Event

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Firkin on Bloor - Google Map
  • 81 Bloor St E

  • Book Launches

CSSC Book Launch Event ft. Matthew Reichertz, Bart Beaty, and Benjamin Woo 6pm – 8pm, Thursday May 12th, 2016 @ Firkin on Bloor, 81 Bloor St. E. Free Hosted at The Firkin on Bloor, this event will celebrate “Garbage” by Matthew Reichertz and “The Greatest Comic Book of All Time: …read more

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TRACT: Shintaro Kago Exhibition @ Narwhal Gallery

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Narwhal Art Projects - Google Map
  • NARWHAL ART PROJECTS
    2104 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6R 1W9

  • Gallery Openings

TRACT Solo Exhibition of new work by Shintaro Kago Show Runs Thursday, May 12th to Monday, May 16th Opening Party: Thursday May 12, 7pm-10pm. Artist in attendance. @ Narwhal Gallery, 2104 Dundas St. W. (@ Roncesvalles Ave) Free to attend Facebook Event The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, in association with …read more

Comics Around The World: European Comics Traditions @ The Alliance Francaise

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alliance Francaise Toronto, Theatre - Google Map
  • 24 Spadina Road

  • Talks

Comics Around The World: European Comics Traditions Featuring Balak, Manuele Fior, Francisco Sousa Lobo, Bastien Vivès, Barbara Yelin, and Moderator Mark Askwith Thursday, May 12th, 2016 Event at 7PM. Reception and Signing Follows @ Alliance Française of Toronto, 24 Spadina Road Free To Attend Facebook Event In this special presentation …read more

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TCAF Kick-Off 2016: The Graphic Novel Revolution

  • Friday, May 13, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, Forest Hill Ballroom - Google Map
  • 90 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON M4W 1A7

  • Main Event

Purchase Tickets

TCAF 2016: Official Kick-Off Event “The Graphic Novel Revolution, and how it changed comics.” With Andy Brown (Conundrum Press), Anne Koyama (Koyama Press), Mark Siegel (First Second Books), Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man), and moderator Heidi MacDonald (Comics Beat). Friday, May 13, 2016. Doors at 6, event …read more

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FIOR: Manuele Fior Solo Exhibition @ The Italian Cultural Institute

  • Friday, May 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Google Map
  • 496 Huron Street

  • On-Going Gallery Shows

FIOR: Manuele Fior Solo Exhibition Friday May 13th through May Thursday, June 30, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday May 13, 2016, 6:30pm-8:30pm @ Istituto Italiano di Cultura 496 Huron St., Toronto Infoline: 416.921.3802 ext. 221 FREE ADMISSION Facebook Event The Istituto Italiano di Cultura and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2016, present …read more

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La bande dessinée francophone à travers le monde: French Comics Outside of France

  • Friday, May 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alliance Francaise Toronto, Theatre - Google Map
  • 24 Spadina Road

  • Talks

La bande dessinée francophone à travers le monde Avec Marguerite Abouet, Bach, Brecht Evens, et Michel Rabagliati Vendredi 13 mai 2016 à 19h @ Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Road L’événement sera suivi d’une réception et d’une séance de signatures Entrée libre Il existe une longue tradition franco-belge en …read more

2dcloud & Hazlitt present: Altcomics 3

  • Friday, May 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, High Park Ballroom - Google Map
  • 90 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON M4W 1A7

  • Talks

2dcloud & Hazlitt present: Altcomics 3 ft. Adian Koch, Powerpaola, Simon Hanselmann, MariNaomi, and more! Friday May 13th, 7pm – 10pm @ Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, 90 Bloor St E Facebook Event 2dcloud & Hazlitt present ALTCOMICS 3 a night of live readings Aidan Koch Andrew Burkholder Anna Haifisch Brie Moreno …read more

Conundrum Press Present: TCAF 2016 Official Welcome Party!

  • Friday, May 13, 2016 | 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
  • The Pilot - Google Map
  • 22 Cumberland Ave.

  • Parties

TCAF 2016 Official Welcome Party! Presented by Conundrum Press Friday, May 13th, 2016, 8pm-12am @ The Pilot Tavern, 22 Cumberland St Free to attend Facebook Event Conundrum Press turns 20 this year, and so OF COURSE they want to throw a party! Join us on Friday night after the Official …read more

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TCAF KIDS DAY 2016!

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • St. Paul's On Bloor - Google Map
  • 227 Bloor St. East

  • Main Event

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival is proud once again to announce TCAF KIDS DAY, a full-day celebration of great graphic novels for kids! On Saturday, May 14th, TCAF once again takes over St. Paul’s Church on Bloor Street East (at Church Street) for a day-long celebration of the best comics …read more

People of Steel: Heroism vs. Activism and the Queer Origin Story

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Canadian Lesbian + Gay Archives - Google Map
  • 34 Isabella Street

  • Talks

People of Steel: Heroism vs. Activism and the Queer Origin Story Presented and hosted by the Canadian Lesbian+Gay Archives Saturday May 14, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ Canadian Lesbian+Gay Archives, 34 Isabella St. *Followed by the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) 2016 Queer Mixer at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Every superhero …read more

2016 Queer Mixer

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Buddies in Bad Times, Cabaret - Google Map
  • 12 Alexander Street, Toronto, M4Y 1B4 , (416)975-8555

  • Parties

2016 Queer Mixer Hosted by Anne Ishii of MASSIVE Saturday May 14th, 2015 7pm – 9pm @ Buddies in Bad Times, 12 Alexander St, Toronto Free Event Facebook Page On Saturday May 14th at 7pm, come on out to Buddies in Bad Times to hear from some of TCAF’s most amazing queer comics …read more

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PHONO+GRAPHIC: Opening Party Saturday May 14th!

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Nuvango Gallery & Flagship - Google Map
  • 639 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON, M5V 2B7

  • Gallery Openings

PHONO+GRAPHIC Gallery Show 100 Album Covers x 100 Comic Creators Opening Party: Saturday, May 14th, 7pm-10pm Show runs Thursday May 12 to Wednesday May 25 @ Nuvango Gallery, 639 Queen St. W. (at Bathurst) Free to attend Facebook Event The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, in association with The Lakes International …read more

TCAF Presents: TCAFête 2016

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
  • The Pilot - Google Map
  • 22 Cumberland Ave.

  • Parties

TCAF Presents: TCAFête 2016 ft DJ Staypuft (Adventure Time composer) Saturday, May 14th, 2016, 8pm-2am @ The Pilot Tavern, 22 Cumberland St $5 Cover, Free for Exhibitors/Vols/Guests/Staff Facebook Event This year we celebrate the immortalization and inspiration of our beloved Prince (may he rest in power), as seen in comics like …read more

2016 Doug Wright Awards

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel - Google Map
  • 90 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON M4W 1A7

  • Awards Shows

2016 Doug Wright Awards Saturday May 14th, 8pm – 10pm @ Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, 90 Bloor St E Facebook Event The Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning is a feature event of the 2016 Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF). The nominees for the 2016 Doug Wright Award for Best Book are: Dressing …read more

CBLN:TO TCAF Spring Edition!

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Silver Snail - Google Map
  • 329 Yonge St.

  • Parties

CBLN:TO TCAF Spring Edition! Saturday May 14th, 8pm – 11pm @ Silver Snail, 329 Yonge St Facebook Event Hang with CBLN:TO post-TCAF Day 1 and share your day; compare swag, and as usual…eat cake ♥ The Silver Snail will close to the public at 9 pm, so the event will be private …read more

UPDATED! CONCERT: Black Pus! Creep Highway! Dungeon Broads!

  • Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 9:30 pm - 11:59 pm
  • The Central - Google Map
  • 603 Markham St.

  • Concerts

Black Pus (Brian Chippendale)! Creep Highway (Michael DeForge & Patrick Kyle)! Dungeon Broads (Mickey Zacchilli)! Saturday May 14th THE CENTRAL, 603 Markham Street (Next to The Beguiling_ Doors at 9:30, show at 10:30 $10 Cover. Limited space! Facebook Event TCAF is stoked to help present a night of wild noise. …read more

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TCAF Closing Event: Paul à Québec Film Screening

  • Sunday, May 15, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alliance Francaise Toronto, Theatre - Google Map
  • 24 Spadina Road

  • Film Screenings

Special Event: Paul à Québec Film Screening Toronto Premiere with author Michel Rabagliati in attendance! French language with English Subtitles Sunday, May 15th, 2016, 6pm-9pm @ Alliance Française of Toronto, 24 Spadina Road Free to attend Facebook Event The Toronto Comic Arts Festival and the Alliance Française are proud to …read more

Adapting Jewish Stories into Comics: A Panel Discussion

  • Sunday, May 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 318 - Google Map
  • 750 Spadina Ave Toronto ON M5S 2J2

  • Talks

Adapting Jewish Stories into Comics: A Panel Discussion Sunday May 15th, 2016 7:00pm – 9:00pm @ Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor), Room 318 Free to attend In 2014, Jewish Comix Anthology collected 41 stories from 47 comics professionals. For the first time, 4 of the contributors will come together …read more

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