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October 18th: The Secret Path – New From Gord Downie & Jeff Lemire

Hey there folks!

We don’t normally run full press releases here on the blog, but we also know something special when we see it. Today it was announced that Gord Downie (The Tragically Hip) and Jeff Lemire (Essex County) are spearheading a new multimedia project called The Secret Path. A new album, a graphic novel, and an animated film special converge to tell the story of Chanie Wenjack, and indigenous boy who died running away from a residential school fifty years ago. This is an important project that will be talked about for years to come.

We’re working with the publisher to ensure we’ll have a substantial number of copies of The Secret Path graphic novel available on release day, October 18th, at both The Beguiling and Page & Panel.  We’re hoping to put something together with Jeff too (though he may be a little busy!). If you would like to pre-order a copy of The Secret Path, e-mail us at mail@beguiling.com with your name, phone number, and e-mail address.

Anyway, please click the ‘read more’ and find out about this incredible new project.

Continue reading October 18th: The Secret Path – New From Gord Downie & Jeff Lemire

NEW SHINTARO KAGO ORIGINAL ART FOR SALE: TRACT

The Beguiling Books & Art is proud to announce that we are now selling pages from Shintaro Kago’s TCAF-debuting graphic novel TRACT in our artstore! The pages can be seen at http://store.beguilingoriginalart.com/index.php?cPath=82.

We have made available 28 pages from chapters 2 and 3 of TRACT, the title page of each chapter plus 13 interior pages from each. As TRACT is an entirely wordless work, the pages tell a story all on their own and are perfect for framing. This is Shintaro Kago’s first full-colour manga, and first entirely wordless manga, making these pages a true rarity. Please note: Many of these pages are very graphically violent. Maybe that’s not for you?

The Beguiling would like to thank artist Shintaro Kago, and TRACT publisher Hollow Press, for their assistance with these art sales. For more info on Hollow Press, visit http://hollow-press.net/collections/shintaro-kago.

ABOUT SHINTARO KAGO and TRACT

TRACT is a 64 page wordless graphic novella that features Shintaro Kago’s trademark combinations of formalist experimentation, 21st century anxiety, body modification, and erotic grotesquery. Not for the faint of heart, Kago’s work has been lauded internationally for its uncompromising takes on sexuality and modern culture. Darkly humourous and often unsettling, Kago’s “fashionable paranoia” drags the dark underground of contemporary society into the light for all to see. Published by Hollow Press.

ABOUT THE BEGUILING ORIGINAL ART

The Beguiling is Canada’s premiere retailer of comics, graphic novels, and original comics art. Almost all of the original art that The Beguiling represents is consigned by the artists, ensuring we are able to offer the widest possible selection of material and that the artists get the largest possible chunk of the proceeds. Visit The Beguiling online at http://www.beguiling.ca.

Artists with original art represented by The Beguiling include: Jessica Abel, Rafael Albuquerque, Ho Che Anderson, Gabriel Ba & Fabio Moon, Marc Bell, Jeffrey Brown, Eddie Campbell, Genevieve Castree, Ben Catmul, Scott Chantler, Becky Cloonan, Jordan Crane, Farel Dalrymple, Vanessa Davis,  Kim Deitch, Ray Fawkes, Brandon Graham, Sammy Harkham, David Heatley, Kevin Huizenga, Chris Hutsul, Jesse Jacobs, Jason,  Shintaro Kago, Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Jason Little, Jason Lutes, Matt Madden, Benjamin Marra, Kagan McLeod, Anders Nilsen, Bryan Lee O’Malley, Paul Pope, Michel Rabagilati, Brian Ralph, Ron Rege Jr., Graham Roumieu, Seth, Jay Stephens, Jillian Tamaki, Peter Thompson, Maurice Vellekoop, Steve Weissman, Zach Worton, and Chip Zdarsky.

 

A quick note…

Hey everyone,

It’s been a really rough week and weekend. I’m personally pretty upset about Orlando, and I know a bunch of our staff are as well. We’re all trying to work through it the best we can, and one of the ways I personally do that is doubling down on the good stuff that we do, like creating, facilitating, and promoting great art. I don’t always feel like it’s enough, but it’s what I can do right now.

So: We’ve still got a lot going on, we’re gonna keep doing cool stuff, but we didn’t want to let this tragedy go unobserved. I hope we all have a happy, resilient, and loud Pride month.

We’ve also got some cool Pride displays at Little Island and Page & Panel, and the deepest selection of queer graphic novels in the city at The Beguiling. Hope you can check’em out.

– Chris @ The Beguiling
(Header image by Jiraiya, remixed by Terrell Davis, for Massive)

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Window Display @ Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop

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Kids Book & Comic Pride Display @ Little Island Comics

Buy TCAF Goods Online from The TCAF Shop!

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In March 2015, we made it official that TCAF’s new festival shop, Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop, would become a permanent addition to Toronto’s retail and comics landscape. Celebrating our first full year as a store we’ve grown tremendously, offering a uniquely curated look at the comics, graphic novels, art, and sundries, that are available today. Today we announce that we’re going online, offering international shipping–but only on the merchandise and materials we make ourselves, and with our artist partners!

pony_square_largeLaunching the store is the brand-new PONY Enamel Pin by Kate Beaton, produced in association with comic shops Strange Adventures and The Beguiling! Featuring a super cute farting pony drawn by Kate Beaton, this is the first of many new items we hope to debut in the coming weeks.

This enamel pin is currently available in-store at The Beguiling, Little Island Comics, Page & Panel, all Strange Adventures stores, and online at the new TCAF Shop store too! All stores are selling this item for $7.99 CDN.

Kate Beaton’s Pony Enamel Pin joins some of the great t-shirts, bags, and booklets we’ve designed over the years. And best of all, like everything bought from The TCAF Shop, all proceeds go to supporting the Festival and ensuring it has a healthy future ahead of it. Our thanks to Kate and all of the artists that have worked with us over the years!

So head over to http://page-panel.myshopify.com/ to see the materials that are available now, and look for a bunch of updates as we get closer to the Festival!

Sincerely,

The TCAF Staff

P.S.: We have lots more in store than on the website, and TCAF’s Festival Posters will continue to be sold exclusively online from The Beguiling Original Art Store.

NOW SHIPPING THE EXCLUSIVE 2016 KATE BEATON “PONY” TEA TOWEL!

 

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Hey there everyone!

Due to popular request, we are now shipping our exclusive 2016 Kate Beaton Tea Towel to customers in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K.! As you can see from the picture above, this 100% cotton tea towel features the titular Pony from Beaton’s bestselling children’s book The Princess & The Pony from Scholastic!

Because these are less than 100g and will fit in a letter-sized envelope, we can ship these out lettermail. No tracking information is available, but luckily shipping is very inexpensive!

Prices are:
Within Canada: $20.16 CDN Funds – (includes shipping & HST)
Within the U.S.: $18.00 US Dollars – (includes shipping & HST)
United Kingdom: $26.00 CDN Funds – (includes shipping & HST)

Orders are accepted only via PayPal. Please pay the amount listed to contact@torontocomics.com, including your shipping address and any further details in the comments field.

Supplies are limited, and we will update this page when we run out. Thanks!

 

BEGUILING BOXING DAY SALE PHASE 1: DEC 26-29

The Beguiling, Little Island, and Page & Panel’s

Boxing Day Sale 2015!

Well hello! If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of the folks who eagerly anticipates this mailing, coming as it has for years on Christmas Eve, detailing all of the great special deals we’ll be unveiling on Boxing Day. So, we hope you have (or had) a great holiday, and we’ll see you on the morning of the 26th at 11am.

Boxing Day Sales!

Phase 01: Everything except back issues: Dec 26 – Dec 29
Pages 02: Back issues and wall books: Jan 2 – Jan 5
PLUS: Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop, Boxing Day SpecialsDecember 27th through December 31st. Scroll to the bottom for details!

The short version: Only 2 weeks of sales are planned!

So we’re doing something a little different this year! We’ve been doing a long run of sales for the past few years, but this year, your window is a lot tighter, and the discounts are great!

Also, in other years we’ve done deep discounts on single issues in the weeks going into January & February. This year we’ve been discounting some of that same inventory into the space above Little Island, which we call “The Longbox Archipelago.” If you have not checked this out you really owe it to yourself! This space is closed on December 26th, but will be open during Little Island’s regular business hours thereafter. Ask at Little Island’s front desk to be shown in. And as always, keep your eye on the mailing list for further details…!

BOXING DAY GROUND RULES

  • Bring your own bags! Save the environment!
  • We reserve the right to refuse sale of any item to any customer for any reason.  We probably won’t do this, but this is a straightforward disclaimer in case there’s any dispute about what is or isn’t on sale.
  • Out-of-print items (books/comics/etc.) are generally exempt from sale pricing. Determination of ‘out of print’ is at The Beguiling’s sole discretion. Ask at the counter if you’re unsure.
  • Anything put on hold prior to Boxing Day is entirely exempt to sale pricing.
  • Sales cannot be combined with other specials or sales.
  • “Regular Price” is determined as ‘Whatever the book would sell for not on Boxing Day, whether that’s U.S. Cover Price, Converted Canadian Cover price, Canadian Cover Price, or Sticker Price.
  • Items released in December 2015 or later are not eligible for sale. Determination for eligibility will be made at the cash register, at our sole discretion.

Phase 01: COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS, NOT BACK-ISSUES
Dates: Sat Dec 26, 11am-7pm, through Tues Dec 29, 2015
The Beguiling & Little Island Comics
(Back issue bins, wall books, variants completely unavailable during this time.)

  • General sale, 20% off of almost everything, including in-print books, comics, and graphic novels, plus anime, toys, art books, smut, & more. At Little Island & The Beguiling.
  • THE BIG SALE: Beguiling 2ND Floor: 50% OFF ALL HARDCOVERS! You read that right! That includes regular hard covers, absolutes, artist editions, omnibuses, all of it! Some will already have been marked down more than 50% and that will be the price. Second Floor Only!
  • Beguiling & Little Island: 40% off any comics the originally appeared in a Newspaper! From Peanuts to Pogo, The Spirit Archives to Hagar The Horrible, get your classic strip collections!
  • Beguiling: Main Floor Art Books on the back wall, 50% off! Tattoo Books 25% off!
  • Little Island Comics: All Picture Books are Buy 2, Get 1 Free (of equal or lower price).
  • Amazing Door-Crasher Specials, while supplies last (see list below)
  • No discount on back issues, ‘wall books’, or variant covers. Please do not come for these items until January 2nd. They will be inaccessible, with other stuff on top of them.
  • Does not include items released after December 1, 2015

BACK ISSUE BINS and WALL BOOKS and VARIANTS will not be browseable at this time. They are not on sale, they aren’t even really FOR sale. We are sorry, but we’re focusing on other product during this part of the sale, and we need the space and attention for other things. Thanks!

Door Crashers @ The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street
Pricing Valid December 26 through December 29, 2015.
ONE COPY PER BOOK, PER CUSTOMER

First Floor Books & Discounts:

  • Art Books on the back wall, 50% off! Tattoo Books 25% off! Newspaper strip collections 40% off!
  • Worn Fashion Journal – Was $29.95, NOW: $8
  • Adrian Tomine’s Shortcomings, either HC or SC: Was $18.85-$22.95, NOW $10ea!
  • Scott McLeod’s The Sculptor HC Signed Bookplate Edition: Reg: $34.50, NOW $15!
  • Paul Pope’s 100% HC: Was $45.99, NOW: $20
  • Jesse Reklaw’s Couch Tag – Was $37.50, NOW: $20
  • Frederik Peeter’s Koma – Reg $39.95, NOW: $20
  • SPECIAL! Frank King’s Walt & Skeezix Volumes 1-5 SET: Was $200,NOW $100 (only 2 sets available!)
  • Juxtapoz: All issues NOW $3!

Second Floor Books:

  • Beguiling 2ND Floor: 50% OFF ALL HARDCOVERS! Some will already have been marked down more than 50% and that will be the price. Second Floor Only!
  • SPECIAL: UDON Entertainment Art Books & Graphic Novels: Buy 1, get 1 free! Does not combine with other discounts.
  • SPECIAL: Grant Morrison’s Zenith Vol 1 & 2
    – Was $28.99ea, NOW: Both for $20! 
  • Alan Moore’s UNEARTHING Ltd. Ed. HC, reg $99, NOW $20
  • Batman: Harley and Ivy: Was $18.99, NOW $5
    – The Paul Dini & Bruce Timm classic, for only five bucks!
  • Dave McKean’s Pictures that Tick TP, reg: $27.50, NOW: $10
  • Diggle & Jock’s SNAPSHOT: Normally $17.50, NOW $10
    – A great mini-series by the creators of The Losers that flew under the radar for a lot of people.
  • Ultimate X-Men, Ultimate Spider-Man TP NOW $5ea
    – The original ultimate trades! Not the “Ultimate Comics ___” or Ultimate-Edition versions. Volumes will be clearly marked in store.
  • SPIKE: Into the Light, Was $24,95, NOW $5
  • Ed Brisson’s Comeback: Was $14.99, NOW $5
    – Another great, missed series! Sci-fi Crime Noir from Canada’s Ed Brisson, published by Image Comics. Great read!
  • Black Kiss 2, Was $21.99, NOW $10
    – Not really that available in Canada, thanks to some very disturbing sex! Thanks, Howard Chaykin!
  • Wasteland (Oni Series): Various softcover volumes, NOW $5ea
    – A great sci-fi series that ended this year, we’re keeping the HCs in stock, so we’re clearing out the TPs.
  • Blue Estate Complete HC, was $39.99, NOW $15
  • Morning Glories HC Editions: Were $49.99ea, NOW $10
  • Mnemovore HC: Was $33.50, NOW, $10
  • Rocketeer HC, various IDW Volumes, were $24.95ea NOW, $5
  • Joe Hill’s The Cape: 1969: Was $30.50, NOW $5!
  • Fairest HC: In All The Land: Was $31.99, NOW $10
  • Special: $10 UDON Entertainment Art Books: Choose from UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM VOLUME 2, DARKSTALKERS GRAPHIC FILE, EYES OF BAYONETTA, STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN, RESIDENT EVIL 5, ROBOT 5,
    HATSUNE MIKU GRAPHICS 1 & 2

All this, plus even more can’t-miss specials in store! Runs Dec 26-29.

December 30 (Weds): New Comic Book Day!
December 31 (Thurs): Open 11am-4pm for NYE!
January 1 (Friday): Closed

Phase 02: WALL COMICS, BACK ISSUES

Dates: Sat Jan 2, 11am-7pm, through Tues Jan 5, 2016
@ The Beguiling:
– Wall books (i.e.: Back Issues $20 or over) 30% off sticker price.
– Back issue bins (i.e.: Back issues under $20) 50% off sticker price.
– Variant Covers (i.e.: Variant Cover Boxes behind 2nd floor cash) 75% off sticker price or $5, whichever is higher.
– This sale does not continue in any form after January 5th, 2016.
– Does not include items released after December 1, 2015
@ Little Island: Select spot sales may continue. See in-store for details.

Alright that’s it for The Beguiling and Little Island!

Boxing Day @ Page & Panel!

December 27th to December 31st
@ Page & Panel, The TCAF Shop, 789 Yonge St.

Page & Panel is having its first-ever Boxing Day sale this year! Page & Panel matches the opening dates of Toronto Reference Library, in general, so it will NOT be open on Boxing Day (December 26th). It’ll open up on the 27th though, and the sale runs the 27th through the 31st.
  • General Sale, 20% off almost all in-stock items at the shop!
  • 30% off all 2016 Calendars and Organizers! Includes Moleskin, Tintin, Moomin, and even the BRAND NEW KATE BEATON 2016 PONY TEA TOWEL! WOW!
  • 30% off all SHFiguarts Super Mario Bros. Figures
  • SPECIAL: 25% off Secret Loves of Geek Girls, this Christmas season’s bestselling book at Page & Panel!
  • Word Balloon Academy Sketchbooks – $5!
  • MASSIVE: Special sale on the Green JIRAIYA “PRIEST” SWEATSHIRT. Now only $40 (regularly $100), but only sizes L and XL left in stock.
  • Does not include items release on or after December 1st, 2015.

HAPPY BOXING DAY!

The Beguiling, Little Island, and Page & Panel’s

Boxing Day Sale 2015!

Well hello! If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of the folks who eagerly anticipates this mailing, coming as it has for years on Christmas Eve, detailing all of the great special deals we’ll be unveiling on Boxing Day. So, we hope you have (or had) a great holiday, and we’ll see you on the morning of the 26th at 11am.

Boxing Day Sales!

Phase 01: Everything except back issues: Dec 26 – Dec 29
Pages 02: Back issues and wall books: Jan 2 – Jan 5
PLUS: Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop, Boxing Day SpecialsDecember 27th through December 31st. Scroll to the bottom for details!

The short version: Only 2 weeks of sales are planned!

So we’re doing something a little different this year! We’ve been doing a long run of sales for the past few years, but this year, your window is a lot tighter, and the discounts are great!

Also, in other years we’ve done deep discounts on single issues in the weeks going into January & February. This year we’ve been discounting some of that same inventory into the space above Little Island, which we call “The Longbox Archipelago.” If you have not checked this out you really owe it to yourself! This space is closed on December 26th, but will be open during Little Island’s regular business hours thereafter. Ask at Little Island’s front desk to be shown in. And as always, keep your eye on the mailing list for further details…!

BOXING DAY GROUND RULES

  • Bring your own bags! Save the environment!
  • We reserve the right to refuse sale of any item to any customer for any reason.  We probably won’t do this, but this is a straightforward disclaimer in case there’s any dispute about what is or isn’t on sale.
  • Out-of-print items (books/comics/etc.) are generally exempt from sale pricing. Determination of ‘out of print’ is at The Beguiling’s sole discretion. Ask at the counter if you’re unsure.
  • Anything put on hold prior to Boxing Day is entirely exempt to sale pricing.
  • Sales cannot be combined with other specials or sales.
  • “Regular Price” is determined as ‘Whatever the book would sell for not on Boxing Day, whether that’s U.S. Cover Price, Converted Canadian Cover price, Canadian Cover Price, or Sticker Price.
  • Items released in December 2015 or later are not eligible for sale. Determination for eligibility will be made at the cash register, at our sole discretion.

Phase 01: COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS, NOT BACK-ISSUES
Dates: Sat Dec 26, 11am-7pm, through Tues Dec 29, 2015
The Beguiling & Little Island Comics
(Back issue bins, wall books, variants completely unavailable during this time.)

  • General sale, 20% off of almost everything, including in-print books, comics, and graphic novels, plus anime, toys, art books, smut, & more. At Little Island & The Beguiling.
  • THE BIG SALE: Beguiling 2ND Floor: 50% OFF ALL HARDCOVERS! You read that right! That includes regular hard covers, absolutes, artist editions, omnibuses, all of it! Some will already have been marked down more than 50% and that will be the price. Second Floor Only!
  • Beguiling & Little Island: 40% off any comics the originally appeared in a Newspaper! From Peanuts to Pogo, The Spirit Archives to Hagar The Horrible, get your classic strip collections!
  • Beguiling: Main Floor Art Books on the back wall, 50% off! Tattoo Books 25% off!
  • Little Island Comics: All Picture Books are Buy 2, Get 1 Free (of equal or lower price).
  • Amazing Door-Crasher Specials, while supplies last (see list below)
  • No discount on back issues, ‘wall books’, or variant covers. Please do not come for these items until January 2nd. They will be inaccessible, with other stuff on top of them.
  • Does not include items released after December 1, 2015

BACK ISSUE BINS and WALL BOOKS and VARIANTS will not be browseable at this time. They are not on sale, they aren’t even really FOR sale. We are sorry, but we’re focusing on other product during this part of the sale, and we need the space and attention for other things. Thanks!

Door Crashers @ The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street
Pricing Valid December 26 through December 29, 2015.
ONE COPY PER BOOK, PER CUSTOMER

First Floor Books & Discounts:

  • Art Books on the back wall, 50% off! Tattoo Books 25% off! Newspaper strip collections 40% off!
  • Worn Fashion Journal – Was $29.95, NOW: $8
  • Adrian Tomine’s Shortcomings, either HC or SC: Was $18.85-$22.95, NOW $10ea!
  • Scott McLeod’s The Sculptor HC Signed Bookplate Edition: Reg: $34.50, NOW $15!
  • Paul Pope’s 100% HC: Was $45.99, NOW: $20
  • Jesse Reklaw’s Couch Tag – Was $37.50, NOW: $20
  • Frederik Peeter’s Koma – Reg $39.95, NOW: $20
  • SPECIAL! Frank King’s Walt & Skeezix Volumes 1-5 SET: Was $200,NOW $100 (only 2 sets available!)
  • Juxtapoz: All issues NOW $3!

Second Floor Books:

  • Beguiling 2ND Floor: 50% OFF ALL HARDCOVERS! Some will already have been marked down more than 50% and that will be the price. Second Floor Only!
  • SPECIAL: UDON Entertainment Art Books & Graphic Novels: Buy 1, get 1 free! Does not combine with other discounts.
  • SPECIAL: Grant Morrison’s Zenith Vol 1 & 2
    – Was $28.99ea, NOW: Both for $20! 
  • Alan Moore’s UNEARTHING Ltd. Ed. HC, reg $99, NOW $20
  • Batman: Harley and Ivy: Was $18.99, NOW $5
    – The Paul Dini & Bruce Timm classic, for only five bucks!
  • Dave McKean’s Pictures that Tick TP, reg: $27.50, NOW: $10
  • Diggle & Jock’s SNAPSHOT: Normally $17.50, NOW $10
    – A great mini-series by the creators of The Losers that flew under the radar for a lot of people.
  • Ultimate X-Men, Ultimate Spider-Man TP NOW $5ea
    – The original ultimate trades! Not the “Ultimate Comics ___” or Ultimate-Edition versions. Volumes will be clearly marked in store.
  • SPIKE: Into the Light, Was $24,95, NOW $5
  • Ed Brisson’s Comeback: Was $14.99, NOW $5
    – Another great, missed series! Sci-fi Crime Noir from Canada’s Ed Brisson, published by Image Comics. Great read!
  • Black Kiss 2, Was $21.99, NOW $10
    – Not really that available in Canada, thanks to some very disturbing sex! Thanks, Howard Chaykin!
  • Wasteland (Oni Series): Various softcover volumes, NOW $5ea
    – A great sci-fi series that ended this year, we’re keeping the HCs in stock, so we’re clearing out the TPs.
  • Blue Estate Complete HC, was $39.99, NOW $15
  • Morning Glories HC Editions: Were $49.99ea, NOW $10
  • Mnemovore HC: Was $33.50, NOW, $10
  • Rocketeer HC, various IDW Volumes, were $24.95ea NOW, $5
  • Joe Hill’s The Cape: 1969: Was $30.50, NOW $5!
  • Fairest HC: In All The Land: Was $31.99, NOW $10
  • Special: $10 UDON Entertainment Art Books: Choose from UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM VOLUME 2, DARKSTALKERS GRAPHIC FILE, EYES OF BAYONETTA, STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN, RESIDENT EVIL 5, ROBOT 5,
    HATSUNE MIKU GRAPHICS 1 & 2

All this, plus even more can’t-miss specials in store! Runs Dec 26-29.

December 30 (Weds): New Comic Book Day!
December 31 (Thurs): Open 11am-4pm for NYE!
January 1 (Friday): Closed

Phase 02: WALL COMICS, BACK ISSUES

Dates: Sat Jan 2, 11am-7pm, through Tues Jan 5, 2016
@ The Beguiling:
– Wall books (i.e.: Back Issues $20 or over) 30% off sticker price.
– Back issue bins (i.e.: Back issues under $20) 50% off sticker price.
– Variant Covers (i.e.: Variant Cover Boxes behind 2nd floor cash) 75% off sticker price or $5, whichever is higher.
– This sale does not continue in any form after January 5th, 2016.
– Does not include items released after December 1, 2015
@ Little Island: Select spot sales may continue. See in-store for details.

Alright that’s it for The Beguiling and Little Island!

Boxing Day @ Page & Panel!

December 27th to December 31st
@ Page & Panel, The TCAF Shop, 789 Yonge St.

Page & Panel is having its first-ever Boxing Day sale this year! Page & Panel matches the opening dates of Toronto Reference Library, in general, so it will NOT be open on Boxing Day (December 26th). It’ll open up on the 27th though, and the sale runs the 27th through the 31st.
  • General Sale, 20% off almost all in-stock items at the shop!
  • 30% off all 2016 Calendars and Organizers! Includes Moleskin, Tintin, Moomin, and even the BRAND NEW KATE BEATON 2016 PONY TEA TOWEL! WOW!
  • 30% off all SHFiguarts Super Mario Bros. Figures
  • SPECIAL: 25% off Secret Loves of Geek Girls, this Christmas season’s bestselling book at Page & Panel!
  • Word Balloon Academy Sketchbooks – $5!
  • MASSIVE: Special sale on the Green JIRAIYA “PRIEST” SWEATSHIRT. Now only $40 (regularly $100), but only sizes L and XL left in stock.
  • Does not include items release on or after December 1st, 2015.

NOW AVAILABLE: Kate Beaton’s 2016 “Fat Pony” Tea Towels!

Hey there! The Beguiling, Little Island, and Page & Panel got together with our good friend Kate Beaton to do a brand new Tea Towel for 2016! Following on the great success of the Little Red Riding Hood Tea Towel from last year, this year’s Calendar Tea Towel features the titular Pony from Beaton’s bestselling children’s book The Princess & The Pony from Scholastic!

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The Tea Towel is 100% cotton and runs $18 plus tax. It’s available now at all three shops. Thanks, Kate!

– Chris @ The Beguiling

THIS SUNDAY: The Comic Book History of Beer Book Launch & Author Talk!

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EVENT: The Comic Book History of Beer Book Launch
With author Jonathan Hennessey!
Sunday, October 4th, 5pm-7pm
@ Page & Panel, 789 Yonge St. (Enter from Yonge St. doors)
Free to attend

Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop is thrilled to welcome Jonathan Hennessy, writer and researcher of the brand new graphic novel THE COMIC BOOK STORY OF BEER for the official Toronto Book Launch! Join Jonathan at Page & Panel on Sunday, October 4th, at 5pm, for a talk and signing!

This book has been getting RAVE reviews from NPR, Huffington Post, Food Republic and more, and it’s a fascinating subject too! Hopefully you can make it out for the event.

Please note, unfortunately no beer will be served on the premises. But! An official ‘after party’ will happen just down the street (location TBC) where we can all enjoy the fruits of the labours of the fine brewers who inspired this book’s creation.

The Comic Book Story of Beer is now available for sale at The Beguiling and Page & Panel.