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Book Expo Canada
Sunday, June 13, 2004
A Signing: 3:30 pm at the Sumach Press booth
A Panel on Chicks in Comics: 10-11:30 am at the Graphic Novel Pavilion
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Canada


Over the past couple months, Girls Who Bite Back's contributors toured around Canada and the U.S.

The Toronto Launch: A Superhero Cabaret

Thursday, May 20, 6-9 pm: The Cameron House (408 Queen St. West). Free.

  • everyday superhero Rose Bianchini
  • heightened dreamer Nancy Gobatto
  • midnight robber Nalo Hopkinson
  • master ventriloquist Daniel Heath Justice
  • torpedo brassiere deconstructionist Sandra Kasturi
  • monster hunter Sophie Levy
  • video game character Carma Livingstone
  • Girls editor Emily Pohl-Weary
  • emotional superhero Lisa Smolkin
  • media tigress Carly Stasko
  • hammerin’ superheroine Mariko Tamaki
  • Jane Bond creator Halli Villegas
  • woman on a quest for female action heroes Esther Vincent
  • and the always fabulous Super Chub (a.k.a Zoe Whittall).

The East Coast Tour

See performances, indie vids and get your very own superhero makeover! Editor Emily Pohl-Weary, media tigress Carly Stasko, master ventriloquist Daniel Heath Justice, hammerin’ superheroine Mariko Tamaki and other contributors to Girls Who Bite Back will visit your home town during their upcoming East Coast tour.

  • OTTAWA: Friday, May 21, 9:30 pm. Zibibbo (495 Somerset St. W, upstairs) with karate girl painter Eliza Griffiths and monster hunter Sophie Levy. Free.
  • MONTREAL: Saturday, May 22, 7:30 pm. Zeke’s Gallery (3955 St. Laurent) with alter-ego sketcher Sherwin Tjia and monster hunter Sophie Levy. $4.
  • BROOKLYN: Sunday, May 23, 7 pm. The Lucky Cat (245 Grand St, Williamsburg). Free.
  • CLEVELAND: Monday, May 24, 7 pm. Mac’s Backs (1820 Coventry Rd). Free.
  • CINCINNATI: Tuesday, May 25, 8:30 pm. Sunflower Coffeehouse (2999 W McMicken Ave). Free.
  • CHICAGO: Thursday. May 27, 8 pm: Quimby’s Bookstore (1854 W. North Ave). Free.
  • MADISON: WisCon Feminist Science Fiction Convention, May 28-30, with the evil mastermind behind Flyboy Action Figure Comes With Gasmask, Mr. Jim Munroe. Free.


The West Coast Tour

Editor Emily Pohl-Weary, visual artist/writer Sonja Ahlers (Temper, Temper!) and other contributors to Girls Who Bite Back hit your home town during their recent West Coast tour.

  • VICTORIA: Thurs. Apr. 22, 8 pm: Solstice Café (529 Pandora Ave.)with urban beautifier Carly Stasko and hip-hop/beat-box spontaneous improvisor Mike Sheehan.
  • SAN FRANCISCO: Sat. Apr. 24, 7:30 pm: Modern Times Bookstore (888 Valencia St.) with Trina Robbins reading from Tender Murderers: Women Who Kill.
  • LOS ANGELES: Sun. Apr. 25, 7 pm: Flor y Canto (3706 N. Figueroa Ave.).
  • SAN JOSE: Tues. Apr. 27, 8 pm: Anno Domini (150 S. Montgomery St., Unit B).
  • PORTLAND: Wed. Apr. 28, 7 pm: Reading Frenzy (921 Southwest Oak St.).
  • SEATTLE: Thurs. Apr. 29, 7 pm: Confounded Books (315 E. Pine St.) with Dave Lasky.
  • BELLINGHAM: Fri. Apr. 30, 8 pm: Stuart’s Coffee House (1302 Bay St.) with Paper Tiger.
  • VANCOUVER: Sun. May 2, 6 pm: The Railway Club (579 Dunsmuir Street) with Girls contributors Alyx Dellamonica, Hiromi Goto (Hopeful Monsters) and Carly Stasko.
  • CALGARY: Mon. May 3, 7:30 pm: McNally-Robinson (120 8th Ave SW) with author Larissa Lai (Salt Fish Girl).


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