"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!


Free Workshop for Zines


Pinch zine

Drawing, collage and writing with experienced zine-maker Anne Emberline of Pinch as part of a workshop at Project Space as part of Culture Days.

Participants can create their own zine and/or create layouts for a collaborative zine that will be distributed at Canzine West.

Hosted by OCW Magazine and Broken Pencil and sponsored in part by the Magazine Association of BC. See Facebook for more information.

Time: Saturday, October 1 · 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Vancouver Comic Jam: September Edition

When: Saturday, September 18, 2010. Starting at 8:00pm and going until midnight-ish.
Where: The Wallflower Modern Diner, 2420 Main St, Vancouver, BC
Who Can Come?: Anyone who is of legal drinking age is invited.
How Much: No admission fee. Bring your own pencils/pens. Paper is provided.

The restaurant provides their regular menu to order from and alcohol galore: beer, wine, highballs and shots.

Don’t forget to tip your waiter or waitress well!

If you’re drawing with markers that bleed through paper, be sure to either bring a drawing surface or place extra sheets of paper under the paper you’re drawing on.

Crosspost as you see fit.

See you there!