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First Annual Calendar Fundraiser and Art Auction LIVE!

Our First Annual Calendar Fundraiser is now live! The calendar features 12-months of really beautiful full colour illustrations made by Canadian cartoonists. You can pick them up over here and learn more about our auction of original calendar art taking place TONIGHT at 7pm EST on Instagram: https://www.canadacomicsol.org/calendar-fundraiser-2021/ Calendars are $15 each, or an order of 2 or more for $10. This year, the calendar features original art created by the following artists: Joe Ollmann , Ho Che Anderson, Christopher Green…

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Event recording for Comics Out Loud with Lina Wu

For those who weren’t able to make it to our second Comics Out Loud event, the recording of last Friday’s event with Lina Wu is now up on our YouTube with captions added over here: On Friday October 30th, 7PM Eastern, Canada Comics Open Library (CCOL) partnered with artist Lina Wu for our second Comics Out Loud. Lina read from a selection of works including Flowers Look Like Weeds, which was shortlisted for the Broken Pencil Zine Awards this year! Lina…

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2021 Calendar Launch Event and Art Auction!

A couple of exciting announcements: Calendar Fundraiser! We are so happy to share that we are holding our First Annual Canada Comics Open Library (CCOL) Calendar Fundraiser! Our calendars this year feature 12-months of beautiful full colour illustrations made by Canadian comics creators! This year, our calendar features original art created by the following artists: Joe Ollmann, Ho Che Anderson, Christopher Green (Mumblethief), Georgia Webber, Tory Woollcott, Ramón Pérez, Jason Lapidus, Ginette Lapalme, Montevarious, Scott Chantler, Jordan Aelick, Fiona Smyth…

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Comics Out Loud

Comics Out Loud with Lina Wu

We are so happy to share the next Comics Out Loud event: On Oct 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) join artist Lina Wu for live comics readings and a talk about her work! Lina will be reading from a selection of works including her fanzine Flowers Look Like Weeds, which was shortlisted for the Broken Pencil Zine Awards this year! Where?: Zoom, with info on how to join below. This event is free, with no…

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Event recording for Comics Out Loud with Old Growth Press

For those who weren’t able to make it to our first Comics Out Loud event, the recording of last Saturday’s event with Old Growth Press is now up on our YouTube with captions added over here: On Saturday, October 17th, 7PM Eastern, Canada Comics Open Library (CCOL) partnered with Old Growth Press and authors Natalie Mark, Xulin Wang, Saul Freedman-Lawson, and Misbah Ahmed in an evening of comics being read out loud and discussion about the artists’ work! This event…

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Comics Out Loud

Comics Out Loud with Old Growth Press!

We are very excited to announce our first Comics Out Loud event! On Saturday October 17th, 7PM Eastern, join Old Growth Press and authors Natalie Mark, Xulin Wang, Saul Freedman-Lawson, and Misbah Ahmed in an evening of comics being read out loud and discussion about their work! Where?: Zoom, with info on how to join below. We will be announcing more details about presenters and works being read out loud over the next couple of weeks on our Instagram. This…

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Black Canadian Comics Creators

Here are some amazing Black Canadian comics creators and illustrators to follow and support! Big thank you to BSAM Canada for sharing Black Canadian comics creators with us. For those who don’t know, BSAM stands for Black Speculative Arts Movement: “BSAM Canada aims to create a collaborative and supportive platform that can empower, elevate, and evolve the Black creative industry and organizations, along with support Black artists who work within the respective field of the speculative arts.” You can read…

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Black Comics Resources

Black Comics Resources We are sharing a few Black comics resources in solidarity to amplify Black creators #blacklivesmatter There are so many talented Black creators and resources to find them. There is no excuse to not hire and publish Black creators. Seek out the work of Black creators and listen to their voices, hire Black creators and pay fairly. #DrawingWhileBlack Directory. A great resource to find Black artists in fields like Illustration, Comics/Sequential Art, Animation, Graphic Design+. Organized by Annabelle…

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The Ins an Outs of Webcomics by Jey Pawlik (pdf download)

We hope everyone is doing ok out there and that you have plenty of comics to keep you company at home during this difficult time. As a final art deliverable for their writing residency, Jey Pawlik has created a wonderful comic to guide you through the ins and outs of webcomics. We have made it available as a free pdf you can download on our website, and it will eventually be available in zine format at our library. This is…

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