2014 – TCAF Kids Day @ St. Paul’s: May 10th

  • Saturday, May 10, 2014
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • St. Paul's On Bloor
  • Workshops

@ St. Paul’s on Bloor, 227 Bloor Street East
Saturday May 10th, 10am-5pm

Free to attend, no registration required!
All presentations are followed by a one-hour signing at this venue.

Program #1: Jeff Smith, Creator of Bone!
10:00 – 11:00am

Creator of the beloved series Bone (Published by Scholastic and by Cartoon Books in different formats), Jeff Smith will draw his characters live, and discuss the history of the series!

Program #2: Akira Himekawa: Drawing The Legend of Zelda and My Little Pony!
11:30am – 12:30pm

Join us for a live drawing demonstration by Akira Himekawa, all the way from Japan! Creators of the bestselling manga based on the Legend of Zelda series and published by VIZ Media, and the Japanese manga editions of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic!

Program #3: Dave Roman’s Astronaut Academy, and Ben Hatke’s Zita the Spacegirl!
12:30 – 1:30pm

On the occasion of the much-anticipated release of The Return of Zita the Spacegirl, join creator Ben Hatke to welcome her back! Ben will be joined by author and artist Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), and they will both present from their newest works.

Program #4: Luke Pearson: How to Draw Hilda!
1:30 – 2:30pm

When not storyboarding episodes of Adventure Time, Luke Pearson writes and draws the Hilda series, the latest of which, Hilda and the Black Hound,  will debut at TCAF! Join Luke for this special presentation, and learn how to draw Hilda yourself!

Program #5:  Getting Real with Raina Telgemeier and Jimmy Gownley!
2:30 – 3:30pm

Join acclaimed creators Raina Telgemeier (Drama) and Jimmy Gownley (The Dumbest Idea Ever) as they tell real tales of middle school and comics!

Program #6: Telling Tales with Kazu Kibuishi and Jason Caffoe, creators of Amulet and Explorer!
3:30 – 4:30pm

Join creators Kazu Kibuishi and Jason Caffoe as they discuss their bestselling series’s Amulet, Explorer, and Flight! Fans might event catch a glimpse of the forthcoming volumes of Amulet and Explorer…!

Special Feature: Artist In Residence
Featuring Darren Rawlings, artist of The Silver Six!

TCAF Kids Day is proud to welcome incredible artist Darren Rawlings, co-creator of the hit Scholastic Graphix graphic novel The Silver Six! Darren will be on-hand ALL DAY at TCAF Kids Day, signing and sketching for fans, doing live-drawing demonstrations, and generally just being awesome! Darren Rawlings will be set up next to the Little Island Comics table.

Special Feature: Little Island Comics On Site!

TCAF sponsor Little Island Comics will have a special pop-up mini-store on-site at St. Paul’s on Bloor, selling books for all of the presenting artists! Get your copies of Astronaut Academy, Smile, Bone, Explorer and more, and get them signed by the participating artists!