Judging by the joyful tweets that flowed out over the weekend, this year’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival was a big success. There were many reports of books selling out, and general rapture. TPSycho Duck has a typical blog post:
In summary TCAF was the most amazing convention I have ever been to. Although it’s not really a convention, I guess. It’s called a “Festival” and, really, that’s a far better word for it. Everyone’s just there to enjoy themselves, talk to each other and have fun. There was just the greatest atmosphere of happiness in there that I couldn’t help but smile. It’s truly amazing and anyone who ever has the chance to attend it really should.
Of course, we know what you really want to know: What did Brecht Evens get up to? Reports on the latest exploits of comics’ new “it” boy are still coming in, but Aaron Caribou reported
Actually, the best thing was when Brecht Evens was introduced to @beatonna. Ask me about it in person; it requires miming.
…so we’re sure more is to come.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.