Greetings good citizens of Torontopolis!
We’re here to update you with a few more upcoming comics-related events you’ll want to check out.
What: Toronto Cartoonists Workshop “Sneak Peak” classes
When: A number of dates, starting October 18th
Where: Toronto Cartoonists Workshop, 587A College St (near Clinton)
The Toronto Cartoonists Workshop offers a variety of courses on writing, art, and making comics. This fall they’re offering “sneak peaks” at a few classes including Writing for Comedy, Inking for Comics, Cover Design, and Drawing Hands. Each Sneak Peak class is three hours long and costs $25 + HST.
What: International Festival of Authors
When: October 19th to October 30th
Where: Various locations
The 32nd International Festival of Authors at Harbourfront has a number of comics guests, including Kate Beaton, Daniel Clowes, Mario Tamaki, and Seth. Box office info can be found here.
What: Get Animated!
When: October 27 to November 2
Where: Toronto Mediatheque, 150 John Street
Get Animated! serves up some of Canada’s finest (and funniest!) animation, offering free screenings, workshops and a special master class.
What: Tintin: A Hero for the 21stC
When: Thursday, November 3rd, from 8:00 to 9:30
Where: Lillian H. Smith Library
In celebration of the forthcoming film The Secret of The Unicorn, join Michael Farr for a fun and fascinating look at The Life and Work of Herge (Georges Remi, 1907-1983). This lecture is free to attend.
What: Toronto Draws Tin Tin
When: November 2nd to 27th
Where: Steamwhistle Gallery, 255 Bremner Boulevard
Website: more info at The Beguiling
The Beguiling and Steamwhistle Brewery present Toronto Draws Tintin, a month long art show and celebration of Tintin, comics and illustration. Are you an artist? The last day to submit a piece is October 31st. All events are free.
Gallery Opening Party: is on November 2nd, from 7 to 10 pm.
Tintin Discussion and Silent Auction: Sunday November 27th, from 7 to 11 pm.
That’s it for the time being.