48HR Back Issue Bundle Sale!!!

CAROUSEL 48hr Back Issue Bundle Sale For the next 48 hours, order our already drastically discounted 4-pack deal, get a 5th issue absolutely free! Choose any 5 issues (from CRSL #17-27) for CAD $25 / USA $38 / INT $50 — including shipping!! Act now: offer expires Thu Apr 19, 5pm (EDT) >>> BUY:  carouselmagazine.ca/store/5pack-48hr-sale.html

C29 pre-launch at KAZOO! Zine & Comic Expo (Guelph, ON)

The 5th annual Kazoo! Festival –  happening in Guelph, ON — includes a ZINE & COMICS EXPO this Sat Apr 14 from 11am-4pm … come join us @ Norfolk Street United Church (75 Norfolk St) in sunny downtown Guelph! The event is also the advance public launch of CAROUSEL 29, our brand new issue (it’ll be out in stores and sent to subscribers in mid-May). An afterparty will be held at the nearby eBar (41

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VICTOR ROMAO’s Through the Clearing We Could See Them

Victor Romão is a multi-disciplinary artist from Windsor, ON, whose work appeared in both CAROUSEL  23 and 26. His mediums range from ink drawing to performance, but he works primarily with illustration, woodcut prints and figurative sculpture. Through his work, Romão offers an all too rare voice on rural identity, malehood, otherness and violence. His monochromatic drawings depict anonymous masked men and half-male/half-beast figures partaking in bizarre schemes. He explores otherness and the fear it incites

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CORM-A-RAMA Fundraiser!

This fundraising event is being held to help beloved writer and Toronto cultural figure Derek McCormack, who became seriously ill last fall with a very rare cancer of the appendix. Fortunately, it is treatable, but the treatment itself is extraordinarily arduous — an 18-hour surgery from which he will be recovering for at least six months. But which could, fingers and toes crossed, put the cancer in remission for a very long time. He will

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Introducing: 4PANEL.CA

The 4PANEL experimental comics feature appears in print in each new issue of CAROUSEL (it debuted in #28); it’s a space where a range of talented artists creatively explore the four-panel comics format in a formal and/or literary context. Participating artists include: Derik A Badman / Michael DeForge / Larry Eisenstein / Jesse Jacobs / Mark Laliberte / Andrei Molotiu / Marc Ngui / Ethan Rilly / Tin Can Forest / Magda Trzaski An online

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Happy Birthday, Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (April 02, 1805 – August 04, 1875) was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children’s stories. These include “The Steadfast Tin Soldier,” “The Snow Queen,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Thumbelina,” “The Little Match Girl,” and “The Ugly Duckling.” Since 1967, on or around Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books.