cartoonist-led workshops

All Treat no Trick: A Halloween Comic Jam

We are so happy to announce an upcoming spooky workshop event hosted by our October Comics Creator in Residence Cleopatria Peterson on October 30th, 6:30- 8:30pm at CCOL: All Treat no Trick: A Halloween Comic Jam  In this workshop, Cleopatria will be demonstrating a few inking techniques, discussing their work, and facilitating collaborative zine making. Participants will be able to use spooky/cute/kitschy Halloween prompts to create collaborative comics! This workshop is free and open to anyone of any skill level;  you do…

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Thoughts on my very first Residency

  This past July, I had a chance to participate in something truly special. When I first received the email from Canada Comics Open Library about being selected as their first Resident Creator, I was beside myself with excitement. I talked about it constantly, brainstorming ideas with anyone who paid the slightest bit of attention. Firstly, a comics library as a concept is nothing short of brilliant. For anyone who has longed to peruse comic books for hours but didn’t…

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Canada Comics Open Library launch event!

Hello! Welcome to our website, officially launched today! We are excited to announce that we will be holding our official launch event on November 24th from 11AM – 4PM at The519, located at 519 Church St (Room 106), Toronto, ON. This event will include: A pop up library all day from 11am-4pm, a panel discussion on storytelling in comics from 12pm-1:30pm, and artist-led workshops as well from 2:15-4pm. Accessibility information: The519 is an AODA accessible location. There are main floor gender…

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Canada Comics Open Library
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