Upcoming Conventions May 1 – May 31, 2009

SATURDAY MAY 2ND IS FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Check with your local comics retailer about any special events or sales they may be scheduling to coincide with FCBD2009!

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The Toronto Comic Arts Festival

(Toronto, ON) – Toronto Reference Library

May 9-10, 2009

Canadian guests include: Bryan Lee O’Malley, Seth, Kei Acedera, Ho Che Anderson, Kalman Andrasofszky, Neelam Arora, Kate Beaton, Andy B., Caitlan Black, Pascal Blanchet, New Reliable Press, Conundrum Press, Chester Brown, Scott Chantler, Bobby Chiu, Svetlana Chmakova, Michael Cho, Marek Colek and Pat Shewchuk, Joey Comeau, Michael Comeau, Aaron Costain ,Nick Craine, Claudia Davila, Willow Dawson, Arthur Dela Cruz, Brian Evinou, Ray Fawkes, Matthew Forsythe, Tom Fowler, Shannon Gerard, Clayton Hanmer (CTON), Scott Hepburn, Faith Erin Hicks, Kathryn & Stuart Immonen, Emily Horne, Karl Kerschl, Jason Kieffer, Eric Kim, Anne Koyama/Koyama Press, Patrick Kyle, Chris Kuzma, Ginette LaPalme, Michèle Laframboise, Dave Lapp, Aaron Leighton, Jeff Lemire, stef lenk, Hilary Leung & David Bruins, Miriam Libicki, Troy Little, Nick Maandag, Steve MacIsaac, Jason Marcy, John Martz, Billy Mavreas, Brian McLachlan, Kagan McLeod, Jim Munroe, Michael Noonan, Ryan North, Joe Ollman, Ramon Perez, Rina Piccolo, Michel Rabagliati, Ethan Rilly, Paul Rivoche, Steve Rolston, Simon Roy, Evan Munday, Brian Hoang, Zen Rankin, Alana McCarthy, Tyrone McCarthy, Jason Loom, Fiona Smyth, Chad Solomon, Kean Soo, Cameron Stewart, Tara Tallan, Craig Taillefer, Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki, Diana Tamblyn, Peter Thompson, J. Torres, Noel Tuazon, James Turner, Jason Turner, Davis Weir/Everything Elevator, Steve Wilson, Zach Worton, Chip Zdarsky, Jim Zubkavich, Anteism Press, Broken Pencil, Le Dernier Cri, the Doug Wright Awards, Drawn & Quarterly, Taddle Creek and the Joe Shuster Awards. Many international creators and publishers also in attendance. Presentation of the Doug Wright Awards coincides with this event.

JOE SHUSTER AWARDS BOOTH SIGNING SCHEDULE:

SATURDAY MAY 9, 2009

11am-1pm    Agnes Garbowska (2009 Joe Shuster Awards Poster artist)

1pm-3pm     Marcio Takara (The Incredibles: Family Matters artist)

1pm-5pm     Alina Urusov (NYX: No Way Home cover artist)

3pm-5pm     Kelly Tindall (Proof artist)

SUNDAY MAY 10, 2009

1:30pm-3pm     Marcio Takara (The Incredibles: Family Matters artist)

1:30pm-5pm     Alina Urusov (NYX: No Way Home cover artist)

3pm-5pm     Kelly Tindall (Proof artist)

Ottawa Comic-Con

(Ottawa, ON) – Ottawa Civic Centre 1015 Bank Street

May 31, 2009