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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).

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 schedule. A signing schedule will be available soon.


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)


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

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

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

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

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

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

4:00 PM – R. Sikoryak's Comics Carousel at The Pilot


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

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

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

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


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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