MAR 16: Cecil Castellucci in Toronto!

Cecil Castellucci in Toronto!
Writer of Sensation Comics Feat. Wonder Woman, Plain Janes, Odd Duck, and More!
Monday, March 16th, 2015
11:00am @ Barbara Frum Librarary
20 Covington Road (Bathurst & Lawrence)

6:30pm @ Maria A. Shchuka Library
1745 Eglinton Avenue West (Eglinton & Davenport)


JanesInLove (1)Our good friend Cecil Castellucci is visiting Toronto this Monday! Cecil will be on hand to talk about her new book Stone in the Sky, a sequel to her hit Tin Star. 

Cecil is also the author of many great comics and graphic novel projects, including The Plain Janes, Janes in Love, Geektastic, Odd Duck, Year of the Beasts, and is currently serializing a Wonder Woman story in Sensation Comics!

Cecil will be at two events, one at 11am, and one at 6:30pm, so we hope you can make it out to say hi!

– Chris @ The Beguiling

MAR 18: Monstrosity II Book Launch & Signing


MONSTROSITY II: Launch Event & Signing
Featuring J. Bone, Matt Daley, Brian Enivou, Adam Gorham, Eric Kim, Jason Loo, Nimit Malavia, Phil McClorey, and Katie Shannahan!
Wednesday, March 18th, 5pm-7pm
@ Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop, 789 Yonge St.

Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop is proud to present a the launch and book signing event for MONSTROSITY II! Featuring nearly a dozen creators of this Toronto-centric anthology in attendance, this is going to be a spectacular book signing event!

Featuring Monstrosity II Creators In Attendance: J. Bone! Matt Daley! Brian Enivou! Adam Gorham! Eric Kim! Jason Loo! Nimit Malavia! Phil McClorey! and Katie Shannahan!

MONSTROSITY II is the follow up to last years indie anthology sensation. This volume continues the monster/horror theme of the original but this time adds a distinct sci-fi twist while holding onto all the things fans loved about the first book. Genetic abominations, robot gladiators, alien experimentation, intergalactic STD’s and a whole lot more!

Monstrosity II has over 20 heart stopping tales created by more then 40 of indie comic’s greatest young talents. Action, adventure, alien worlds, demons and devils, science fiction and fantasy all grace the pages of Monstrosity II!

So come by the all-new TCAF Shop on Wednesday March 18th, and check out this great new graphic anthology!

– Chris @ The Beguiling

Cover image by James Stokoe

Al Parker: Illustrator ★ Innovator

AlParker_IllustratorInnovatorWe’ve just received a few copies of a new book collecting the art of exceptional and influential mid-twentieth century American illustrator Al Parker. Despite critical acclaim, Parker’s work has not been widely and consistently available.

Al Parker: Illustrator Innovator has over 500 beautiful – mostly full colour – illustrations in 208 24x31cm pages.

The artwork spans Parker’s career through advertising, magazine covers, and prose story illustration along with reproductions of his reference photos, essays, and an interview with Parker from 1964.




Chip Zdarsky signs Sex Criminals v2 & Howard The Duck #1
Wednesday, March 11, 6pm-8pm
@ No One Writes To The Colonel, 460 College St (at Bathurst)
Free To Attend

Presented by The Beguiling

TORONTO! We have great news for you! The one and only Chip Zdarsky, artist and co-creator of Sex Criminals, writer and co-creator of the forthcoming Kaptara, and star of our dreams, will be teaming with us from The Beguiling to do an event of sub-epic proportions, in celebration of his epic new HOWARD THE DUCK #1 and the long-awaited SEX CRIMINALS VOLUME 2!

htd_zdThe event takes place Wednesday March 11th, just down the street from The Beguiling at No One Writes To The Colonel (College & Bathurst). Chip Zdarsky will be doing a short presentation, having a drink or two, and signing your copies of HOWARD THE DUCK and SEX CRIMINALS and whatever else you bring! The Beguiling will ALSO be involved in the presentation, having three to six drinks, and will have ALL of the Howard The Duck #1 covers (including variants) on hand for your purchasing pleasure. Plus more-or-less every issue of Sex Criminals, the Sex Criminals trade paperbacks, and maybe some treasured-Zdarsky-rarities too!

So join us Wednesday March 11th at 6pm for a fun evening in a charming new venue!

– Chris @ The Beguiling




Descender #1 & All-New Hawkeye #1 Signing Event
With Jeff Lemire & Ramon Perez
Wednesday, March 4th, 2015, 5pm-7pm
@ The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street
Free to attend!

Wednesday, March 4th, is the release date for TWO NEW comics from our good friend Jeff Lemire, and he’s going to drop by The Beguiling with pal Ramon Perez for a signing!

The first release is DESCENDER #1, from Lemire and artist Dustin Nguyen, published by Image Comics. An epic cosmic odyssey, for folks who loved his series TRILLIUM… or folks that just love awesome new Image Comics #1s. :)

All-New_Hawkeye_Vol_1_1_TextlessBut, also? ALL-NEW HAWKEYE #1! The Toronto team of Lemire and Ramon Perez are relaunching Hawkeye, following the awesome run by Matt Fraction and co. Ramon Perez will join Lemire to do a signing here in store!

So we hope to see you here at the shop on Wednesday May 4th, between 5pm and 7pm, for the big event! Thanks to Jeff and Ramon for coming out!

– Chris @ The Beguiling