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News  > February 14, 2018

Prix des Libraires du Québec 2018

MCAF is proud to support the first Comic Arts Award of the Prix des Libraires du Québec by offering a scholarship of 3,000$ to the finalist, to be announced on May 9th at the gala for the Prix des Libraires du Québec at Montreal’s Olympia Theatre.

The  2018 finalists are:

L’esprit du camp, t.1, Michel Falardeau & Cab (Studio Lounak)

Betty Boob, Véro Cazot & Julie Rocheleau (Casterman)


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News  > January 22, 2018


Greetings everybody!

The 7th edition of the Montreal Comic Arts Festival (MCAF) is coming soon and we want YOU to be part of it.

Since 2012, YOU have made this celebration of comics possible while also allowing us to exist, so we want to say ‘thank you’ by giving YOU the opportunity to create the workshop of YOUR dreams!

This year, we’re looking for participants like YOU (whether you’re bankers, bakers, truckers, or artists) to organize and run great workshops related to diversity and careers in comics. From computer programming to DIY classes, or environmental awareness and mindfulness…

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News  > November 16, 2017

Fund Raising Event

This event is in French

Montreal, wednesday September 15- Montreal’s Comic arts Festival proudly announces its first fundraiser on October 28th as of 7 pm atthe Randolph Pub Ludique Quartier Latin

On this unique occasion to support the Mtl Comic arts Festival,  the team thanks the authors, publishers and bookshops that are crucial partners to this festive event. 


Comic arts lover will have the chance to become the owners of original drawings fromMichel Rabagliati,(Série Paul aux éditions La Pastèque),

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News  > September 18, 2017

Science literary Week in comics

The Science literary Week


From September 18th to 27th, discover science all around Quebec.

For this occasion MCAF and “Science pour Tous” present you a selection of scientific comic books you can find in libraries and bookstores.

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News  > June 14, 2017

MCAF Exhibitions Still On At Le Marché Saint-Jacques

Until July 1st, discover the exhibitions Montreal in a Balloonand  Guy Delisle at Le Marché Saint-Jacques.

Guy Delisle exhibition

Rich, sensitive and surprising, Guy Delisle’s work is always exploring society and traveler’s life. 
Serious with humour, Guy Delisle became a master of comic arts from Schenzen to Hostage.
Montreal in a balloon
Neighborhood in comics an original exhibition by Michel Viau
From Alberic Bourgeois to Michel Rabagliati, discover the architecture of the city and its evolution.

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News  > May 31, 2017

Thank you folks !

The tents are rolled up and the tables packed up… the MCAF is officially over for this year.

A heartfelt “Thank you” to all the authors, exhibitors, visitors and volunteers who made this year’s edition a success. Without your participation, we wouldn’t have been able to break our attendance record once again!

We want the 2018 edition to be even better, so feel free to send any feedback you might have by completing this form. 

In the meanwhile, we will be a source for comic arts info all year long, so please stay tuned throughout the year.

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News  > May 20, 2017

Identités BD

*this exhibition is in french*

Profitez du beau temps pour vous offrir une balade en bande dessinée. Identité BD, présenté par le FBDM et soutenu par le Plâteau-Mont-Royal, vous propose une promenade à travers la diversité de la bande-dessinée québécoise.

Jeunesse, BD engagée, fantastique, BD d’auteur… retrouvez la richesse de la BD en six panneaux.

Où ?
Avenue Mont-Royal – Coin Chabot (Parc des Compagnons de Staint-Laurent) et Coin Messier

Quand ?
Du Jeudi 20 Avril Au Dimanche 11 Juin

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News  > May 17, 2017


To continue the process started on April 7 and to allow all the parties to exchange and reflect on the current situation of the comic arts in Quebec. The Montreal Comic Arts Festival, in association with the Quebec City Francophone Comic Book Festival, invites everyone involved in the comic arts industry to participate in a first seminar to reflect and discuss. This event will take place at Espace Art Neuf, 3819 Calixa-Lavallée, Montreal, on May 26, 2017.

A number of topics will be discussed, including an overview of the Quebec comic book scene, how local media promotes comic books,

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News  > May 17, 2017

A Conversation with Michel Rabagliati

In addition to promoting the unique viewpoints of Quebec comic book creators, Michel Rabagliati has been an ardent supporter of the MCAF since the beginning. On Saturday, May 27th, comic book aficionados will have the opportunity to hear him talk about his storied career in the industry.

About Michel Rabagliati
Born in 1961, Michel Rabagliati was raised in the Rosemont neighbourhood of Montreal. After considering becoming a typesetter, he eventually decided to study graphic design and began working as a freelancer in that industry in 1981. In 1988, he transitioned to working as an illustrator for advertising agencies.

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News  > May 2, 2017

Mai, mois de la BD in Montreal

Mai, mois de la BD
From May 1 st to the 31 th,
it’s “Mai, mois de la BD” in all Montreal!

Initiated by the Montreal Libraries, May, Comics’ Month is bigger than ever. The 45 libraries will offer dozen activities, like panels, author meetings, craft sessions and workshops. Your librarians will also give you reading suggestions to make you discover the best of the 9th art. Fans and neophytes will find something to celebrate comics in May!
For the complete schedule and reading suggestions,

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