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WED JUNE 26: THE STRUCTURE IS ROTTEN, COMRADE LAUNCH WITH AUTHOR VIKEN BERBERIAN!

The amazing June events keep on coming, and this one is no exception!!

On Wednesday, June 26th The Beguiling welcomes author  VIKEN BERBERIAN to the store in celebration of the release of his new book (with artist Yann Kebbi) THE STRUCTURE IS ROTTEN, COMRADE from Fantagraphics!

 

 

 

 

 

Viken will be in attendance to talk about the book, answer questions and sign your very own copy of The Structure Is Rotten,  Comrade!!

It all starts at 7PM here in our gallery space! See you then!

Thanks so much to Fantagraphics for all they do and all they did to help arrange this!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Viken Berberian is a writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Review of Books,and The Believer. His novels include The Cyclist  and Das Kapital: A Novel of Love and Money Markets. He lives in Armenia.

 

WED JUNE 26: THE STRUCTURE IS ROTTEN, COMRADE LAUNCH WITH AUTHOR VIKEN BERBERIAN!

The amazing June events keep on coming, and this one is no exception!!

On Wednesday, June 26th The Beguiling welcomes author  VIKEN BERBERIAN to the store in celebration of the release of his new book (with artist Yann Kebbi) THE STRUCTURE IS ROTTEN, COMRADE from Fantagraphics!

 

 

 

 

 

Viken will be in attendance to talk about the book, answer questions and sign your very own copy of The Structure Is Rotten,  Comrade!!

It all starts at 7PM here in our gallery space! See you then!

Thanks so much to Fantagraphics for all they do and all they did to help arrange this!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Viken Berberian is a writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Review of Books,and The Believer. His novels include The Cyclist  and Das Kapital: A Novel of Love and Money Markets. He lives in Armenia.

 

THU JUNE 6: POPNOIR EDITIONS DOUBLE-LAUNCH FOR APOLOGETICA & GHOST WATER KISS!

On Thursday June 6th at 7PM The Beguiling is pleased to welcome creators BEN O’NEIL and JESSICA BROMLEY BARTRAM to the store to celebrate the release of their new books APOLOGETICA & GHOST WATER KISS from Popnoir Editions!

Ben & Jessica will be in-house talking about their books and giving you a chance to get your own copy signed!

It all takes place from 7-9 in our gallery space on June 6th! See ya there!

THU JUNE 6: POPNOIR EDITIONS DOUBLE-LAUNCH FOR APOLOGETICA & GHOST WATER KISS!

On Thursday June 6th at 7PM The Beguiling is pleased to welcome creators BEN O’NEIL and JESSICA BROMLEY BARTRAM to the store to celebrate the release of their new books APOLOGETICA & GHOST WATER KISS from Popnoir Editions!

Ben & Jessica will be in-house talking about their books and giving you a chance to get your own copy signed!

It all takes place from 7-9 in our gallery space on June 6th! See ya there!

FRI JUNE 14: NICK MAANDAG “THE FOLLIES OF RICHARD WADSWORTH” LAUNCH!

On Friday, June 14th at 7pm join Nick Maandag at The Beguiling (319 College St) for the launch of his debut book The Follies of Richard Wadsworth! “Maandag showcases his excellent deadpan, cringe-inducing humor in this hilariously unsettling collection of three short stories…This painfully funny book will resonate with anyone coping with arbitrary, pompous authority figures.” –– Publishers Weekly.

The evening will begin with a conversation between Nick and Chester Brown (Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus), followed by a signing!

It’s going to be great!! See you there!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Nick Maandag was born in Mississauga, Ontario in 1982. He studied philosophy at Erindale College before moving to Toronto in 2006. His previous comics include Streakers, The Libertarian, and Facility Integrity. He has received nominations for both the Doug Wright and Joe Shuster awards.

FRI JUNE 14: NICK MAANDAG “THE FOLLIES OF RICHARD WADSWORTH” LAUNCH!

On Friday, June 14th at 7pm join Nick Maandag at The Beguiling (319 College St) for the launch of his debut book The Follies of Richard Wadsworth! “Maandag showcases his excellent deadpan, cringe-inducing humor in this hilariously unsettling collection of three short stories…This painfully funny book will resonate with anyone coping with arbitrary, pompous authority figures.” –– Publishers Weekly.

The evening will begin with a conversation between Nick and Chester Brown (Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus), followed by a signing!

It’s going to be great!! See you there!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Nick Maandag was born in Mississauga, Ontario in 1982. He studied philosophy at Erindale College before moving to Toronto in 2006. His previous comics include Streakers, The Libertarian, and Facility Integrity. He has received nominations for both the Doug Wright and Joe Shuster awards.

SUN JUNE 2: KOYAMA KIDS LAUNCH! AARON LEIGHTON & CHRIS KUZMA “A CHILDREN’S BOOK OF DEMONS” & “LUNCH QUEST”!

We’ve been sitting on this one for a while to drop on you post-TCAF as we keep the amazing comics events in this city going!

On Sunday, June 2nd, Little Island Comics and The Beguiling welcome creators AARON LEIGHTON and CHRIS KUZMA to the store to celebrate the release of their new books A CHILDREN’S BOOK OF DEMONS and LUNCH QUEST from Koyama Press!

This all-ages event will kick off at Noon in The Beguiling’s gallery space with readings, activity sheets for kids, a chance to get your books signed and lots more fun to come for all-ages!

See you there!

SUN JUNE 2: KOYAMA KIDS LAUNCH! AARON LEIGHTON & CHRIS KUZMA “A CHILDREN’S BOOK OF DEMONS” & “LUNCH QUEST”!

We’ve been sitting on this one for a while to drop on you post-TCAF as we keep the amazing comics events in this city going!

On Sunday, June 2nd, Little Island Comics and The Beguiling welcome creators AARON LEIGHTON and CHRIS KUZMA to the store to celebrate the release of their new books A CHILDREN’S BOOK OF DEMONS and LUNCH QUEST from Koyama Press!

This all-ages event will kick off at Noon in The Beguiling’s gallery space with readings, activity sheets for kids, a chance to get your books signed and lots more fun to come for all-ages!

See you there!

SAT MAY 04: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY AT THE BEGUILING!

Oh geez, where does the time go? Saturday May 4th it’s time for another FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

The Beguiling will be celebrating all day with our selection of FCBD titles! This year, not only will we have a full range of new for 2019 FCBD titles but also a number of other from past years available too!

There will be a limit per person on 2019 FCBD titles (posted in-store), as well as a maximum of one copy each per person per title! On FCBD titles from previous years and other giveaways you can take as many titles as you’d like with a maxiumum of one copy each per person as well!

Not only that but we will have a special BEGUILING-only edition of VIZ’s 2019 FCBD title available in store!!  😎

We’ll also be having a sale in our BACK ISSUE BASEMENT to sweeten the deal! See in-store for details on Saturday!

Things will kick off at 11am when we open and we’ll have titles available all day until they sell out.

See you there!

TICKET GIVEAWAY: HIGH LIFE (In Theatres April 19!)

The fine folks at Elevation Pictures & Taro PR have once again been kind enough to supply us with some complimentary passes to give away to you, our amazing customers!

This time, we have three sets of double passes to see the highly anticipated new film from director Claire Denis, HIGH LIFE!
To enter, send an email to beguilingcontests@gmail.com with the subject line SPACE IS THE PLACE and we’ll randomly choose three winners by April 17 to receive a complimentary double pass to see High Life during its theatrical run starting April 19!
We can’t wait to see this one– in fact, we’re so excited we’re having a staff party to go see it! Enter the contest, get your friend and who knows– you might just see some *beguiling* faces in the crowd!
Thanks again to Taro PR and Elevation Pictures, the best folks in the biz!
GOOD LUCK!