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Moyoco Anno

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival is proud to welcome Moyoco Anno as a Featured Guest of TCAF 2014! Moyoco Anno is an award-winning creator of manga for women (josei manga), as well as an iconic fashion designer and writer. She has been making comics for over 20 years, and is perhaps …read more

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Kate Beaton

Kate Beaton is a Canadian cartoonist who appeared in the comics scene in 2007 with her online work “Hark! A Vagrant!”.  Since then, she has become a fan favorite and has gathered a significant following, with illustrations appearing in places like The New Yorker, Harper’s and Marvel’s Strange Tales anthology. Praised for …read more

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Christophe Blain

Christophe Blain is the internationally renowned author and artist of comics such as Isaac the Pirate, Gus, and Dungeon the Early Years (with Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim). Born August 10, 1970, Blain is one of only two authors to be twice awarded the Golden Prize for Best Album at the Angoulême Festival in France. …read more

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Isabelle Arsenault

Isabelle Arsenault is an illustrator who studied Graphic Design at the Université du Québec à Montréal (2001). After her studies, she quickly contributed to several magazines in Canada and the United-States. In 2004, Isabelle illustrated her first children’s book, for which she received the prestigious Governor General’s Award for children’s …read more

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Gabrielle Bell

Gabrielle Bell was born in England and raised in California. Her work has been selected for the 2007, 2009 and 2010 Best American Comics and the Yale Anthology of Graphic Fiction, and she has contributed to McSweeneys, Bookforum, The Believer, and Vice Magazine. The title story of Bell’s book, Cecil …read more

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Fanny Britt

Fanny Britt is a Quebec playwright, author and translator. A graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, Britt has written a dozen plays (among them Honey Pie, Hôtel Pacifique, and Bienveillance). She has also translated more than 15 contemporary plays. Published in 2012, her graphic novel Jane, le renard et moi (illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, GG 2013, …read more

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Cartoon Books

Cartoon Books was formed In 1991 to publish and license the comics work of Jeff Smith.

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Topatoco

The Topato Corporation, or TopatoCo for short, is a company started in Oklahoma by cartoonist Jeffrey Rowland, who has been making internet comics since 1999. In about 2004 he created TopatoCo to legitimize the sale of merchandise related to his internet webcomics. Shortly thereafter he began taking on the duties …read more

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Fantagraphics Books

Fantagraphics Books has been a leading proponent of comics as a legitimate form of art and literature since it began publishing the critical trade magazine The Comics Journal in 1976. By the early 1980s, Fantagraphics found itself at the forefront of the burgeoning movement to establish comics as a medium …read more

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Groundwood Books

Groundwood Books is an independent children’s publisher based in Toronto. Founded in 1978 by Patricia Aldana, the company is now part of House of Anansi Press. Our authors and illustrators are highly acclaimed both in Canada and internationally, and our books are loved by children around the world. We look …read more

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