May 7, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

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This weekend, you’ll be able to find First Second at the Toronto Comics Art Festival.

We’re exhibiting at table #151!

We’re super-excited to be exhibiting again at TCAF for the first time since . . . I think it was 2008, when it was still back in the college.

You’ll be able to find :01 authors :01 authors Nick Abadzis (Laika), Nick Bertozzi (Shackleton), Tony Cliff (Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant), Faith Erin Hicks (Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong), Greg Means and MK Reed (The Cute Girl Network), Rafael Rosado (Giants Beware!), Nate Powell (The Silence of Our Friends), and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy) around at the show — they’re exhibiting all over the place, so it’ll be like a scavenger hunt!

In addition, programming and signings!  You can find our authors at the following:

Friday:

8:45am – Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki (This One Summer) present the TCAF Librarian/Educator’s Day Keynote Speech

Saturday:

10:00am – Program: Comics Editing w/ :01 Senior Editor Calista Brill / Marriott High Park

11:00am – Program: Kids Comics Workshop w/ Rafael Rosado (Giants Beware!) / TRL Comics Workshop Space

11:00am – Program: Sports vs. Comics w/ Box Brown (Andre the Giant) / The Pilot

12:30pm – Program: Ben Hatke (The Return of Zita the Spacegirl) and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy) Spotlight / St. Paul’s on Bloor

1:00pm – Signing: Box Brown (Andre the Giant) at the :01 Booth

1:00pm — Program: Faith Erin Hicks (Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong) / Comics vs. Games

1:30pm – Program: Spotlight on Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki (This One Summer) / Marriott 400

2:00pm – Program: Canadian Reading Series w/ Tony Cliff (Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant) / TRL Appel Salon

2:30pm – Signing: Rafael Rosado (Giants Beware!) at the :01 Booth

2:45pm – Program: Genre Comics & Women w/ Faith Erin Hicks (Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong) / Marriott High Park

3:00pm – Signing: Ben Hatke (The Return of Zita the Spacegirl) at the :01 Booth)

3:15pm – Program: Heroes vs. Giants w/ Rafael Rosado (Giants Beware!) / TRL Beeton Auditorium

4:00pm – Program: Queering Comics w/ Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) @ The Pilot

Sunday:

12:00pm – Program: Canadian Reading Series w/ Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) / TRL Appel Salon

12:15pm – Program: History/Nonfiction Comics w/ Nick Bertozzi (Shackleton) / Marriott High Park

1:00pm – Signing: Tony Cliff (Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant) at the :01 Booth

2:00pm – Program: Gesture and Comics Workshop w/ Ben Hatke (The Return of Zita the Spacegirl) / TRL Comics Workshop Space

3:00pm – Signing: Ben Hatke (The Return of Zita the Spacegirl) at the :01 Booth)

And here’s where our table is — #151, on the ground floor.  We’d love for you to stop by!

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