Comics & Graphic Novels @ The Word On The Street This Weekend!

Hey folks! Just a reminder that The Beguiling will be exhibiting at The Word On The Street again this year, alongside our friends at Drawn & Quarterly. We’re at booth 234, at the corner of St. Joseph and Queen’s Park Crescent West (handy map up top!).

In addition, The Beguiling and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival are proud to sponsor another year of comics and graphic novel programming at The Word on The Street! Below is a list of author presentations, and all authors should be available for book signing at the sales table for the comics and graphic novels tent (Booth P) following their presentation, except where noted.

11:00am: The Adventures of Daniel Boom aka Loud Boy 2: Mac Attack!
With D.J. Steinberg.

11:30am: You Crack Me Up! Creating Comic Strips With Chick and Dee.
With Steven Manale and Brian McLachlan.

12:00pm: Street Fighter: Tribute! Building an International Anthology.
With Jim Zubkavich, Matt Moylan, and various UDON Artists.

12:30pm: From Picture Books to Graphic Novels and backagain!
With Jeremy Tankard, Matt Hammill, and Steven Murray.

1:00pm: Skim (Ideaspace Young Adult Marquee)
With Mariko Tamaki.

With Ray Fawkes and Cameron Stewart

2:00pm: 10 Tips To Get Your Writing Out There
With Jim Munroe and Ramon Perez

3:00pm: The Essex County Trilogy: The Country Nurse
With Jeff Lemire

Unfortunately due to a prior engagement, Jeff Lemire will not be able to attend this year’s The Word On The Street. He has been gracious enough to pre-sign many copies of all of his books, and they will be available for sale at The Comics & Graphic Novels tent.

3:30pm: Enter: The Hall of Best Knowledge!
With Ray Fenwick

4:00pm: No Girls Allowed! (Children’s Reading Tent)
With Susan Hughes and Willow Dawson

4:15pm: Drawn & Quarterly’s Petit Livres: Little books with big imaginations
With Pat Shewchuk, Marek Colek, and Matthew Forsythe

5:00pm: Webcomics Showdown: The Battle for the Future of the Internet!
With Claudia DaVilla, Andy Bellanger, Joey Comeau, Matt Forsythe, Emily Horne, Ryan North, and Ramon Perez.

For more information on the individual programs and the festival, please visit The Word On The Street’s website at

– Chris @ The Beguiling