TCAF Programming on Saturday, May 11 in the OWL Kids Area at the Toronto Reference Library
2nd floor. 789 Yonge Street.
11-11:30am Free Comic Book Giveaway
From superheroes and fantasy to funny animals and cartoon fun, come to the show early for FREE COMICS! Limit 3 for children 12 and under. Limited quantities each day.
11:30-12:15pm Silly Sunday Storytime
A crocodile that’s afraid of swallowing a watermelon seed? A goat that’s jealous of the new unicorn in town? Join Greg Pizzoli (The Watermelon Seed) and Bob Shea (Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great) for a Sunday storytime like no other! Expect tons of laughs and even live drawing to music!
12:30-1:15pm Comic Book Club!
Are you a kid who likes comics so much you could burst? Join the immature duo of Phil Amara (So You Want to Be a Comic-Book Artist) and J Bone (Batman: Brave and the Bold) in creating mini-comic books and comic strips using paper, scissors and coloured pencils. Recommended for kids with imaginations that just won’t quit.
1:30-2:15pm DRAMA Reader’s Theatre
Can you bring the drama to DRAMA? Raina Telegemeier will lead a group of audience volunteers in a dramatic and interactive reading of her latest graphic novel. Get ready for some acting fun & laughs and afterwards Raina will show off her skills with some interactive drawing.
2:30-3:15pm Heroes vs Villains!
The hero (protagonist) and the villain (antagonist) are the two most important characters in stories. Join Cecil Castellucci (Odd Duck) and Faith Erin Hicks (Bigfoot Boy) in creating a hero and a villain with your help and get tips on creating your own characters for your own fantastic stories.
3:30-4:15pm Kids Comics Quickfire, the sequel
A fast-paced game show where volunteers are paired off with (or against) professional cartoonists in a series of fun-filled drawing challenges! Audience members will provide suggestions adding to the creation of totally improvised epic drawings! Featuring Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy) Zack Giallongo (Broxo), Jerzy Drozd (Sugary Serials), Audra Furuichi (Nemu*Nemu), Eric Wight (Frankie Pickle), Raina Telgemeier (Smile), & more!
TCAF takes place May 11-12, 2013, in Toronto, Canada. More at http://torontocomics.com/