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ART SPIEGELMAN: WHAT THE %@&*! HAPPENED TO COMICS? – TICKETS NOW ON SALE @ THE BEGUILING

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Monday, January 26, 2015 | 7 PM
Bloor Hot Docs Cinema,
506 Bloor St W, Toronto
General $39, Students $29 

This winter, The Koffler Centre of the Arts will present a remarkable evening with Art Spiegelman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning artist/illustrator, comic book legend and author of Maus.

Tickets for this event, which are $39 General Admission, $29 for Students, are now on sale at The Beguiling (in-store only). All tickets purchased at The Beguiling will entitle the purchaser to $10 off the regular price of Spiegelman’s newest book, CO-MIX, an important and gorgeous career retrospective. Valid only at time of ticket purchase. Valid student I.D. required for Student Ticket pricing.

For more info visit: http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com/art-spiegelman-what-the-happened-to-comics-tickets-now-on-sale-the-beguiling/

 

Shipping September 10, 2014

teendogThe following items are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling from Diamond Comics Distributors on September 10th, 2014. All prices should be accurate, but in the case of a dispute between a listed price here and in store, we always defer to the in-store price. The US dollar is worth $1.09 to 1 Canadian dollar, however, we will still be selling a majority of this week’s new product at the US cover price. Please see in-store for details. No variant prices are listed this week, so please check in-store prices.

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Saturday: “Super Red Riding Hood” Launch at Little Island Comics!

Little Island Comics is delighted to announce the book launch for Claudia Dávila’s new picture book, Super Red Riding Hood! It’s a story about a girl who isn’t (very) frightened as she treks through the deep dark woods, thanks to her red (superhero) cape. To find out how she deals with the wolfy villain, come to the launch!

Come for book readings, one at noon and one at 1pm, plus crafts and activities. We hope to see you there!

BOOK LAUNCH: Super Red Riding Hood
Saturday, September 6th
12pm – 2pm
Little Island Comics
742 Bathurst Street, Toronto

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Shoplifter Launch Wednesday Night @ 6pm with Michael Cho!

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SHOPLIFTER Book Launch and Event
Featuring author Michael Cho
Wednesday, September 3rd, Event at 6PM! 
@ The Central, 603 Markham Street

Please join The Beguiling and Random House Canada for the official launch of Michael Cho’s SHOPLIFTER, a new graphic novel. Author Michael Cho will be in attendance at the event and read from the work.

Michael Cho’s Shoplifter, his first graphic novel, is a joy to behold—so beautiful it will make all other cartoonists weep with envy.”
—Seth, author of Palookaville

About SHOPLIFTER:

Corinna Park used to have big plans.  Studying English literature in college, she imagined writing a successful novel and leading the idealized life of an author. But she’s been working at the same advertising agency for the past five years and the only thing she’s written is … copy. Corinna knows there must be more to life, but and she faces the same question as does everyone in her generation: how to find it? Here is the brilliant debut graphic novel about a young woman’s search for happiness and self-fulfillment in the big city.
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Shipping September 3, 2014

comics-the-wrenchiesThe following items are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling from Diamond Comics Distributors on September 3rd, 2014. All prices should be accurate, but in the case of a dispute between a listed price here and in store, we always defer to the in-store price. The US dollar is worth $1.09 to 1 Canadian dollar, however, we will still be selling a majority of this week’s new product at the US cover price. Please see in-store for details. No variant prices are listed this week, so please check in-store prices.

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Wednesday: WAYWARD #1 Launch Party! With Jim Zub & Friends

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Wayward01A-585x900-webWAYWARD #1 – Launch Party
Featuring author Jim Zub, and cover artists Kalman Andrasofszky, Alina Urusov, Adam Warren, & Chip Zdarsky

Wednesday, August 27th, 6pm-8pm (Presentation at 7pm)
@Guu Sakabar, 559 Bloor Street W, Toronto, ON M5S 1Y6
Free to attend (but you are encouraged to buy a drink or some food)
Bring Cash to buy stuff, rather than cards, please!
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Presented by The Beguiling

WAYWARD is the new series from Image Comics, Toronto’s-own Jim Zub, and Yokohama-based artist Steven Cummings! Set in Tokyo, Japan, the series focuses on a young woman new to Tokyo, trying to reconnect with her mother and, you know, fighting traditional Japanese monsters and demons and stuff. WAYWARD #1 debuts everywhere on Wednesday, August 27th…

But if you’re in TORONTO!? The Beguiling is throwing a big ‘ole party to celebrate, at Toronto’s GUU SAKABAR (our favourite Japanese pub–or Izakaya), and we’d love for you to come out! The event will be on release-day, Wednesday August 27th, from 6pm-8pm. The event is free to attend and there’ll even be Japanese snacks on hand!

Wayward #1 will be available for sale at the event, including all four of the standard covers and ALL of the rare/exclusive variants too! It’ll probably be the only place in the world to get every variant of Wayward #1 in one place! Also available, the rare Japanese-doujinshi edition of Wayward #1, and a special postcard set!

Wayward writer Jim Zub will be on hand at the event, as will variant cover artists Kalman Andrasofszky, Alina Urusov, Adam Warren, & Chip Zdarsky! Zub will be making a short presentation at 7pm too, but the part starts at 6pm. Come in, grab a beer (or other refreshment) with the writer and artists, pick up your copy of Wayward #1, and sample some of the great food available at Guu!

Hope to see you this Wednesday night!

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Shipping August 27, 2014

AgeofLicenseThe following items are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling from Diamond Comics Distributors on August 27th, 2014. All prices should be accurate, but in the case of a dispute between a listed price here and in store, we always defer to the in-store price. The US dollar is worth $1.09 to 1 Canadian dollar, however, we will still be selling a majority of this week’s new product at the US cover price. Please see in-store for details. No variant prices are listed this week, so please check in-store prices.

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Two great all-ages events this weekend! Kazu Kibuishi for Amulet Book 6, and Nicolas Bannister from France!

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Hey Toronto Comics Fans! I hope you’re excited for two very rare and important in-store signings this weekend over at our sister store, Little Island!

First, on Saturday, all the way from France comes cartoonist Nicolas Bannister, author of The Elsewhere Chronicles, Tim & Tum, and contributor to numerous anthologies including FLIGHT. Bannister has also created a number of cool tribute images which have become very popular online, and you may find yourself already familiar with his work! Bannister will be signing and sketching for fans from 12pm to 4pm. More info on Facebook.

Then, Monday evening, Kazu Kibuishi will be launching AMULET BOOK SIX: ESCAPE FROM LUCIEN at Little Island Comics and Toronto Public Library, Palmerston Branch. The events kick-off at 6pm at Palmerston, and continue at 7:30pm at Little Island. Details at Facebook.

Hope to see you there!

– Chris @ The Beguiling