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Cloudscape's "Mega Fauna" Launch Party on VanCAF Weekend!

mega faunaOn Friday, May 22, join us for a pre-VanCAF social event. We will be launching Mega Fauna, our animal-themed 8th graphic novel anthology, and will also be launching several other books by VanCAF exhibitors. This is an amazing chance to meet the artists before the grand convention and pick up new books early! Food and drink (of a soft variety) will be available.

Time: 6:00-10:00, May 22
Location: Cloudscape HQ, top floor of South Memorial Park’s fieldhouse at 5955 Ross Street, Vancouver (Ross + 43rd, located inside the park).

Mega Fauna is a full-colour anthology of awesome comics written and drawn by both veterans and rising stars of the collective, including Sfé R. Monster, Nina Matsumoto, Angela Melick, Edison Yan, Ian Boothby, Colin Upton, Alina Pete, Kathleen Jacques, Jonathon Dalton, and many more. It features 25 stories, over 200 pages of comics, which chronicle the wide variety of interactions between humans and animals: a girl discovers a pet engineered to give her confidence, a woman hunts a unicorn, a praying mantis needs help on his blind date, two kids steal a monster’s head (and have to give it back), a troll suffers serious goat-related problems, the true origin of the Japanese beckoning cat, and many more.

For more information, visit the Mega Fauna Book Launch Facebook event.


October 24, Launch Party for "The Field" by Ed Brisson and Simon Roy

The Field

Friday, October 24, is the launch party for The Fielda new graphic novel written by local comic creator Ed Brisson and illustrated by Simon Roy! In this story, an underwear-clad amnesiac, an ex-Bible salesman on a meth-induced murder spree, a seedy biker gang on a revenge mission, and a group of cosplayers out to save the world all converge together in a bizarre and disturbing tale.

Ed and Simon will be at the party selling and signing books. There will also be snacks and drinks on hand. For more information, visit The Field Launch Party Facebook page.

Date: Friday, October 24
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Place: Pulpfiction Books
2422 Main St
Vancouver


"Waterlogged: Tales From the Seventh Sea" Launch Party 2

Waterlogged Poster 2

Waterlogged Book Launch!

We at the Cloudscape Comics Society are excited to announce the launch of our 7th graphic novel! Waterlogged features art by Sam Logan, Nina Matsumoto, Angela Melick, Colin Upton, Lucy Bellwood, and many more. With stories that range from deep space exploration to terrifying tea pirates, you won’t find a better companion for your berth.

On Thursday September 5th, visit us at the Vancouver Maritime Museum from 6-8 pm for Waterlogged‘s launch party. Buy some new books, meet the artists, grab a drink, eat some food, and tour the museum, enjoying all its artifacts from the sea.

Make sure to RSVP here

All are welcome with or without an RSVP.


"Giants of Main Street" Launch Party

You’re invited to the launch party of Giants of Main Street, the latest graphic novel anthology from Cloudscape Comics. Come and meet the hub of Vancouver’s indy graphic novel artists, including veteran underground cartoonist Colin Upton, VanCAF organizer Shannon Campbell, Xeric grant winners Jonathon Dalton and Steve LeCouilliard, and Toren Atkinson (vocalist and lyricist for horror-themed rock band Darkest of the Hillside Thickets).

When: Wednesday, August 1, from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Where: The Cultch, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, 1895 Venables, downtown.

Cost: Free! All are welcome to attend!

We’ll be selling signed copies of Giants of Main Street and our other books, and there’ll be a gallery showing of our members’ art.

We hope to see you all there!


21 Journeys – The Bon Voyage 1

A Comic Book Launch Party!

Where: The Ayden Gallery, 88 West Pender Street, International Village
When: Saturday, September 10, 2011 – 7PM-Late

The Cloudscape Comics Society is proud to present the kickoff for our latest anthology 21 Journeys. Hosted at the fabulous Ayden Gallery, in the heart of downtown Vancouver, join the artists and editors for a night of live music, delightful international treats, trivia, prizes and our special button commissions! Attendance is free for anyone to attend, and the full Cloudscape Anthology library along with our members’ own graphic novels will be available to purchase.

We look forward to seeing to there.

 

See our Facebook Event | Buy 21 Journeys in our Online Store