Events


Cloudscape Comics is a proud participant in numerous comic and art-related events all over the city, including various conventions and the long-running Vancouver Comic Jam, which is held the third Saturday of every month at the Wallflower Modern Diner on Main Street. If you are interested in Cloudscape getting involved in your event, you can contact Cloudscape Events.

We put on numerous events ourselves at Cloudscape HQ in South Memorial Park (click here for a map). These events include:

  • Weekly Meetings: We meet every Wednesday at 7:30pm to discuss comic-related events as well as work on our own projects and receive feedback from fellow artists. Everyone is welcome!
  • Life Drawing: On the second Sunday of each month, from 1-4 PM, we invite everyone over for a life drawing session where artists sketch a local model in various poses. Cost is $10 per person.
  • Cloudshops: Cloudscape members occasionally hosts free to attend workshops and lessons covering various comic making topics. Keep an eye on the calendar for any upcoming events.
  • Open Studio: For people who want more time at Cloudscape HQ, we also have open studio sessions where the place is open to anyone who wants to stop by and chat, write, draw, or otherwise get involved in local comics. Check the calendar for particular times.


Details on upcoming events


The Listener — a History in Gray

Sunday at Word on the Street, comic creator David Lester will be giving a presentation, with slides and music, of his graphic novel The Listener, as well as autographing copies. Here's my impression of the book: ___________ Maus, Persepolis, Louis ...
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The 21 Journeys Journey!

We are beginning an extended tour of the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to kick off our new book! Come get your copy of 21 Journeys at Big Pete's Comics and get an autograph from one of the lovely ladies ...
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Vancouver Comic Jam: September Edition

WHEN: September 17th, 2011 from 8pm until midnight-ish WHERE: The Wallflower Modern Diner, 2404 Main St, Vancouver WHO CAN COME?: Anyone who is of legal drinking age is invited. HOW MUCH?: No admission fee. There is a $5 minimum purchase ...
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21 Journeys Launch: The Voyage Itinerary

The 21 Journeys Bon Voyage is at the Ayden Gallery on Saturday, September 10. 7PM-late With the 21 Journeys Bon Voyage party just a few days away, we at Cloudscape are getting geared up to bring you one amazing event ...
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21 Journeys – The Bon Voyage

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 ...
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Intro to Graphic Memoir, Tuesday nights this fall!

Miriam Libicki is running a comics course this fall! You should all consider taking it. From Maus to Persepolis to Blankets, memoirs in graphic novel form are among the most powerful stories being told today. This course offers practical and ...
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No U-Turn Gallery Opening in Vancouver

Vancouver is home to a new low brow gallery opening up in East Vancouver - Mount Pleasant. From underground artist Mad Dog comes No U-Turn Gallery, which is opening this Friday with a show featuring some of the best underground ...
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BEERLESQUE FUNdraiser – Roundhouse Community Centre August 19, 2011

The Roundhouse Community, a great supporter of the Vancouver comic community, is hosting their annual fundraiser on August 19, 2011. The Roundhouse provides space and classes for artists, students and any Vancouverite looking to explore the fine and performing arts ...
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The Summer Festival: An Anime Event at SFU Burnaby

Location: Simon Fraser University Burnaby Campus - Convocation Mall Date: Saturday, July 16 Time: 2pm until late! Grab your cosplays and yukatas! The Altered Reality Club, SFU's cosplay, anime and gaming club, is proud to present "The Summer Festival" at ...
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High Tea with Colin Upton

Join Cloudscape member Colin Upton for the launch of his long-awaited graphic novel The Collected Diabetes Funnies and his latest minicomic, Two-Fisted Tales of Tea. Diabetes Funnies is the autobiographical journey of Colin discovering he has diabetes and learning to ...
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