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Tcaf 2013. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Yin @bittermelon via flickr

TCAF: Celebrating the art of comics

Walking by the Toronto Reference Library earlier this month, one might have noticed a large crowd congregating in and around the building for a celebration of comics, graphic novels, and their authors/creators. This is the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF). TCAF isn’t a convention like Fan Expo and Comic Con. In fact, dressing up in costume is discouraged since the focus is …

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Small store, big feel: Type Books

Cabs and streetcars fill Queen Street West outside of Type Books. But inside, through the shop’s door-length window, are the sounds of books sliding in and out of shelves, as Frank Sinatra’s voice echoes through the walls. Along with a location in Forest Hill, this independent community bookstore offers bibliophiles an escape from reality. Type Books‘ co-owners, Joanne Saul …

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