Toronto has always been a great town filled with artists, but this weekend it's REALLY filled! There are tumbleweeds blowing through the :01 office and well, America in general, as so many talented comics creators have left to visit our neighbors to the north. (Or in the case of some of our international authors "our neighbors to the…geez-this-plane-flight-is-taking-forever".) We're proud to have a long list of our artists as guests at this year's Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF)

Here's a list of some of the highlights at the show: 

Saturday May 9th

10:15am-11:15am: Concept Comics: Abstract Comics Ideas
With Bill Kartalopoulos, Tom Kaczynski, Scott McCloud, Dash Shaw and Jason Shiga.
Learning Centre 1

12:30pm-2:00pm: Spotlight: Emmanuel Guibert
TCAF Gallery

2:00pm-3:30pm: Scott McCloud: FAQ
TCAF Gallery

3:30pm-5:00pm: Storytelling Workshop, with Mark Siegel, :01 Editorial Director
Learning Centre 1
Sunday May 10th

All day: CALL YOUR MOM! 
(or bring her to TCAF! She loves you just as much as you love comics.) 

11:30am-1:00pm: All About Eurocomics!
Bart Beaty, Florent Ruppert, Francois Ayroles, Anke Feuchtenberger, Emmanuel Guibert, Antoine Dode, and Jose Villarrubia.
Learning Centre 1

11:30am-12:30pm: Will Libraries Save Graphic Novels?
Jim Ottaviani, Lisa Heggum, Douglas Davey, Kent Allin, Diana Malizewski, Scott Robins, and Jason Azzopardi.
Learning Centre 2

12:30pm-1:30pm: Graphic Novels for Young Adults
Nate Powell, Cecil Castellucci, Derek Kirk Kim, Jeff Lemire, Mariko Tamaki, and Stacy King.
Learning Centre 2
1:00pm-2:30pm: Newspapers, Comic Books, and The Internet.
R. Stevens, Scott McCloud, Stuart Immonen, Brendan Buford, John Martz, and Steven Murray. 
Learning Centre 1

1:30pm-2:00pm: Alexis Frederick-Frost Presents: Adventures in Cartooning!
Owlkids Day Gallery Space

2:00pm-3:30pm: Signing: Kid Koala and Paul Pope.
Beguiling Signing Area, 2nd Floor

2:30pm-3:30pm: Spotlight: Emmanuel Guibert’s SARDINE!
Owlkids Day Gallery Space
You should also be sure to say hello to Mark and Gina. They'd love to meet you and your lovely mother.