CAROUSEL at Canzine 2014 this Saturday

CAROUSEL at Canzine 2014 this Saturday

On Sat Nov 01 CAROUSEL will be participating in Canzine Toronto, Canada’s largest festival of zine culture and independent arts, hosted by Broken Pencil Magazine. Canzine is a prime opportunity to mingle with talented writers, artists, publishers and performers from across North America and search out new local (and non-local) gems; it features hundreds of zines, small presses, comics and more. 918 Bathurst Arts/Culture Centre, 918 Bathurst St. 1-7pm $5 entry includes the fall issue

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8 new 4PANEL artists coming soon

8 new 4PANEL artists coming soon

Starting in November, and for the remainder of the year, the 4PANEL website will be debuting the first 4P strips created by 8 wonderful talents curated from across the globe: Michael Comeau (Canada); d.w. (USA); Dominic Kesterton (Scotland); Erik Nebel (Portland/USA); Antoine Orand (France); Grant Reynolds (Chicago/USA); Anna Sailamaa (Finland); Anuj Shrestha (NYC/USA) have all found inventive ways to apply their strip-skills to the four-panel challenge. Be sure to visit the site each and every

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2014 WORD ON THE STREET Toronto

2014 WORD ON THE STREET Toronto

CAROUSEL magazine will be present at The Word on the Street Toronto Festival (Queen’s Park) this Sunday September 21 from 11am-6pm — we’d love it if you stopped by. We’ll be located at booth MM14 (in the Magazine Mews section, east side of the park) What will be offering? – select back issues (for the amazing price of $5 each) will allow you to delve into the past! EXTRA SPECIAL OFFER: bring $20, walk away

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2014 Toronto Comic Arts Festival

2014 Toronto Comic Arts Festival

Featuring more than 250 authors, artists and cartoonists from around the world The 2014 Toronto Comic Arts Festival at the Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge St) Saturday May 10th 20124, 9am-5pm Sunday May 11th 2014, 11am-5pm FREE ADMISSION A week long celebration of comics and graphic novels and their creators, which culminates in a two-day exhibition and vendor fair featuring hundreds of comics creators from around the world. Other Festival events include readings, interviews, panels,

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DESCANT 164 focuses exclusively on comics culture

DESCANT 164 focuses exclusively on comics culture

Descant 164: Cartooning Degree Zero Launch Party Tue Apr 29, 7-10pm @ The Handlebar (159 Augusta Ave, Toronto) Descant is releasing its Spring 2014 issue, Cartooning Degree Zero. This issue explores the medium of comics, from its sense of play with text and image and the literary possibilities these games entail, to the great Canadian artists responsible for the popularity of visual storytelling today. Come for a light snack, drinks, raffle prizes and readings by leading lights in

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2014 KAZOO Print Expo (Guelph, ON)

2014 KAZOO Print Expo (Guelph, ON)

The 7th annual Kazoo! Festival –  happening in Guelph, ON — includes the KAZOO! PRINT EXPO this Sat Apr 12 from 11am-3pm … come join us @ 99 Woolwich St, Mitchell Hall, (Beside St. George’s Church) in sunny downtown Guelph! The event is also an advance public launch of CAROUSEL 33, our brand new issue (it’ll be out in stores and sent to subscribers in mid-May). The Kazoo Print Expo is a celebration of Print Media,

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CAROUSEL 33 Release Party Apr 03!

CAROUSEL 33 Release Party Apr 03!

In association with National Poetry Month and in collaboration with the Livewords reading series, please join us for the Toronto advance launch of CAROUSEL 33 —a free event taking place on Thu Apr 03, 2014 beginning at 7:30pm at Black Swan Tavern (154 Danforth Ave, 2nd floor) Featured Readers: Mark Connery, W.A. Davison, Yi-Sung Oliver Ho, Darren Bradley Jones, Katie Jordon, Jason Paradiso and Claire Scherzinger SPECIAL EVENT OFFER — support our fine journal by

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Sneak peek at CAROUSEL 33 cover

Sneak peek at CAROUSEL 33 cover

The next issue of CAROUSEL (featuring a cover image by Fabian Bürgy) will be in stores in May, 2014. An 80 page bi-annual hybrid literary/arts magazine representing new and established Canadian artists (with a selection of international contributors), CAROUSEL highlights a comfortable merging of textual and visual content, presenting work across many genres … if it is original and engaging, we aim to see it in print. C33, our forthcoming issue, features new poetry, fiction

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♥ Canadian Mags! Buy 1, Get 1 1/2 price offer

It’s that time of year again: CAROUSEL is participating in the latest “Buy 1, Get 1 Half Off” offer, a fabulous deal on Canadian magazines. Subscribe to any magazine and get the second subscription at half off. Canada’s magazine publishers have come together to bring you this remarkable offer you won’t find anywhere else. Choose any 2 ( … or 4 or 6 … ) of the nearly 200 magazines offered; your half priced subscription

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CAROUSEL at The Artist Project (Feb 21-23 / Toronto)

CAROUSEL will be at The Artist Project Contemporary Art Fair, from Feb 21-23, 2014 — come check out the amazing art, and be sure to stop by The Magazine Lounge to say hello; we’ll be showcased in the lounge along with these other fine Art & Culture publications: Aesthetica Magazine, C Magazine, Canadian Art, Carbon Paper, Designlines, Toronto Life and The Walrus. The Magazine Lounge Coffee Bar features modern Italian furniture designed by Konstantin Grcic

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Santa’s Choice Zine Fair – Sat Dec 21!

Santa’s Choice Zine Fair – Sat Dec 21!

Come one, come all to Santa’s Choice Zine Fair! This is the 4th annual zine fair taking place at Xpace Cultural Centre (2 – 303 Lansdowne Ave, Toronto) from 10-6pm on Sat Dec 21, 2013. There will be zines, comics, small press, prints, t-shirts and tote bags, jewellery, crafts, and other handmade multiples by local artists and designers. Admission is free. Come pick up a copy of CAROUSEL 32 (our new issue) just before xmas

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CAROUSEL 32 — issue preview!

CAROUSEL 32 — issue preview!

Pre-order your copy by Dec 01 to receive it before xmas! New poetry, fiction and visual pieces by Courtney Bates, Meagan Black, Paul Carlucci, William Joel Davenport, Lisa Hirmer/Dodolab, Yi-Sung Oliver Ho, Alisha Kaplan, J.P. King, Drazen Kozjan, Kristiina Lahde, Cassidy McFadzean, Nadine Maher, Natalie Morrill, Michael Prior and Shakeel Rehemtulla. Special Features: – Toronto-based photographer Sara Angelucci feature by Shannon Anderson — spotlighting her 2013 Aviary series. – Emily Fitzpatrick profiles and interviews BC-based sculptor

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4PANEL.CA — now more than 75 posts!

4PANEL.CA — now more than 75 posts!

Have you been paying attention to our 4PANEL website? You should be … the website sees one strip released online each and every Monday, from epic talents such as Derik A Badman, Michael DeForge, Larry Eisenstein, Jesse Jacobs, Jim Johnstone, Mark Laliberte (editor), Andrei Molotiu, Marc Ngui, Ethan Rilly, Tin Can Forest and Magda Trzaski; and, we’re adding new talent to the project all the time — wonderful sequential experimentors like Tim Comrie, Mark Connery,

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Scenes from 2013 EXPOZINE

Scenes from 2013 EXPOZINE

Each year, Montreal EXPOZINE offers up an ocean-sized spread of interesting publications, posters, hand-made items — these are a few of our favourite things from the 2013 fair!

CAROUSEL at 2013 EXPOZINE, Montreal on Sat Nov 16

Sat Nov 16 is a big day: while we’re vending at ‘Meet the Presses’ in Toronto, CAROUSEL will simultaneously be participating in Expozine 2013, Montreal’s annual small press, comic and zine fair! Expozine 2013 Sat Nov 16, 12-6pm 5035 Saint-Dominique, Montréal Free Admission! The massive Expozine small press fair is a unique showcase of the best publications today’s small presses and self-publishers have to offer! Literally thousands of different publications can be found at Expozine, with

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CAROUSEL at 2013 Indie Literary Market in Toronto on Sat Nov 16!

CAROUSEL at 2013 Indie Literary Market in Toronto on Sat Nov 16!

Sat Nov 16 is a big day: while we’re vending at ‘Expozine’ in Montreal, CAROUSEL will simultaneously be appearing at the 2013 Indie Literary Market in Toronto presented by the Meet the Presses collective. 2013 Indie Literary Market Sat Nov 16, 12-4:30pm @ The Tranzac (292 Brunswick St, Toronto) Free Admission! Featured Presses: Apt 9 Press / Baseline Press / BookThug / CAROUSEL / Coach House Books / Exile Editions / Ferno House / Gesture Press

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Do you know the work of MARK CONNERY?

Do you know the work of MARK CONNERY?

Mark Connery is a Toronto artist and cartoonist whose strange little pieces frequently appear in the 4PANEL experimental comics showcase. We’re pleased to let you know about Might Match The Couch, an exhibition of new paintings and collages opening this month at Weird Things (998 Bathurst St, Toronto) on Thu Nov 14, 7-10pm. The exhibition runs from Nov 14 – Dec 11, 2013. Also on the horizon for Mr. Connery: a compilation of his notorious ‘Rudy’ mini-comix will

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Sneak peek at CAROUSEL 32

The next issue of CAROUSEL (featuring a cover image by Sara Angelucci) will be in stores for the first week of December, 2013. An 80 page bi-annual hybrid literary/arts magazine representing new and established Canadian artists (with a selection of international contributors), CAROUSEL highlights a comfortable merging of textual and visual content, presenting work across many genres … if it is original and engaging, we aim to see it in print. C32, our forthcoming issue,

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See you at CANZINE 2013!

On Sun Oct 20 CAROUSEL will be participating in Canzine Toronto, Canada’s largest festival of zine culture and independent arts, hosted by Broken Pencil Magazine. Canzine is a prime opportunity to mingle with talented writers, artists, publishers and performers from across North America and search out new local (and non-local) gems; it features hundreds of zines, small presses, comics and more. 918 Bathurst Arts/Culture Centre, 918 Bathurst St. 1-7pm $5 entry includes the fall issue

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