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(Past Event) Toronto Comics Arts Festival 2017

Special Guests: Guy Delisle, Elise Gravel, Jillian Tamaki, and more!

D+Q is thrilled to be exhibiting at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) in the Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8). Come by and say hi at Booth #145, 148, 149, 150.

This year's special guests include Guy Delisle who will be debuting Hostage, Elise Gravel who will be debuting If Found... Please Return to Elise Gravel, Seth who will be debuting Palookaville 23,  Jillian Tamaki who will be debuting Boundless. In addition, D+Q will host Joe Ollmann, who recently launched The Abominable Mr. Seabrook, R. Sikoryak who recently launched Terms and Conditions, Michael DeForge who recently launched Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero, as well as legendary Toronto cartoonist Chester Brown.

TCAF takes place on Saturday, May 13th from 9am-5pm and Sunday, May 14th from 10am-5pm. Read on and check out what are authors are up to in this full programming and signing schedule. 

TCAF SIGNING AND PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE

For extended descriptions of any panel, please consult the TCAF website. Most programming takes place in the Toronto Reference Library (TRL) or Marriott Bloor-Yorkville (Marriott). All signings take place at the Drawn & Quarterly booth in the Reference Library.

Saturday, May 13th, 9am-5pm

10-12: Chester Brown signing at D+Q Booth

10:30-11:30: Joe Ollmann signing at D+Q Booth

11:30-12:30: Guy Delisle signing at D+Q Booth

12-1: Jillian Tamaki signing at D+Q booth

12:15 PM – PANEL w/ Seth: Canadian Reading Series: Alt Canada at Hinton Learning Theatre (TRL)

1-2: Joe Ollmann signing at D+Q Booth

1:00 PM – PANEL: Draw Along with Elise Gravel at The Beeton Auditorium (TRL)

1:30 PM – PANEL: Spotlight on Guy Delisle at Forest Hill Ballroom (Marriott)

1:30 PM – PANEL: Spotlight: R. Sikoryak x Gary Panter at The Pilot

1:30-2:30: Seth signing at D+Q Booth

2-3: Elise Gravel signing at D+Q Booth

2:30-3:30: Guy Delisle and R Sikoryak signing at D+Q Booth 

2:45 PM – PANEL: Spotlight: Jillian Tamaki x Eleanor Davis at Forest Hill Ballroom (Marriott)

2:45 PM – PANEL w/ Michael DeForge: 21st Century Webcomics at High Park Ballroom (Marriott)

4-5: Michael DeForge and Jillian Tamaki signing at D+Q Booth

4:00 PM – PANEL w/ R. Sikoryak and Joe Ollmann: Comics Carousel at The Pilot

 

Sunday, May 14th, 10am-5pm

10:30 – PANEL: Make Your Own Sketchbook w/ Elise Gravel at The Beeton Auditorium (TRL)

11-12:30 Seth signing at D+Q booth

11:30-12:30: Elise Gravel signing at D+Q Booth

12:00 PM - PANEL w/ Michael DeForge: Koyama Press Spotlight at Hinton Learning Theatre (TRL)

12:30-1:30: Guy Delisle & R Sikoryak sign at D+Q Booth

1:30 PM – PANEL w/ Joe Ollmann: Telling Other People’s Stories: Comic Book Biography at Learning Centre (TRL)

1:30-2:30: Chester Brown signing at D+Q Booth

1:30-3: Jillian Tamaki signing at D+Q booth

2:30-3:30: Joe Ollmann signing at D+Q Booth

2:45 PM – PANEL w/ Guy Delisle: Canada 150 – Canada at Home and Abroad at Forest Hill Ballroom (Marriott)

3-4: Michael Deforge signing at D+Q Booth

3:30-4:30: Chester Brown signing at D+Q Booth

4-5: Guy Delisle signing at D+Q Booth

 

TCAF 2017 poster design by Eleanor Davis.

Toronto, ON
Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, May 14, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St, M4W 2G8
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