Toronto Honors Usamaru Furuya This Weekend

Fresh off the English release of his latest title, Lychee Light Club, visionary comicker Usamaru Furuya will make a rare North American appearance as a Guest of Honor of the Toronto Comics Art Festival this weekend. With a series of Furuya-related programming set for the weekend, Canadian comic fans should not miss this rare opportunity to meet the man behind such timeless works as No Longer Human and PalePoli.

Book Signing at the Toronto Comics Art Festival
Saturday May 7th, 2011
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
at the Toronto Reference Library, Beguiling Signing Area, Basement Level
789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada
Admission is Free
Books available for sale through the Beguiling and Vertical booths.

Spotlight on Usamaru Furuya
Chris Butcher interviews Usamaru Furuya
Sunday May 8th, 2011
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
at The Beeton Auditorium, Toronto Reference Library, 1st floor
789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada
Admission is Free

Book Signing with at The World's Biggest Bookstore
Monday May 9th, 2011
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
at Chapter's The World Biggest Bookstore,
20 Edward Street, Toronto, Canada
Book signing limited to 90 guests.

Film Screening of ZOO
Q&A with Furuya to follow the movie
Monday May 9th, 2011
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
at the Toronto Underground Cinema
186 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Canada
Admission: $10
RSVP through the TCAF Facebook page

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