The Dartmouth Comics Art Fest (DCAF) is a FREE all-ages event celebrating comics & cartooning! Come meet dozens of artists and vendors as they display and sell their wondrous wares at this annual event.


DCAF is held at Alderney Landing in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Sunday, August 16th, 2015, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission is FREE!


Applications for exhibitors are NOW OPEN.


Curious about who will be exhibiting at DCAF 2015?

We'll post the final list here when available.

artist Geoffrey Isherwood at DCAF 2015

July 2nd, 2015

Geoffrey Isherwood recently worked on the forthcoming X-Men film, Age Of Apocalpyse, designing some props, and will soon be working on Necromantics from Renegade Press – a romance story with a ghost in a war setting.

Geof has worked on many different comic book series including Spider-man, the X-Men, Silver Surfer, the Avengers, Thor and many more.

Meet Geof at the 4th annual Dartmouth Comic Arts Festival on Sunday, August 16th from 11am to 5pm.

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Hope to pencil you in at DCAF 2015

May 21st, 2015


Drop by the Dartmouth location of Strange Adventures and pick up a free DCAF pencil, courtesy our friends at Power Promotional Concepts! (While supplies last!)

And make use of the pencil to create some great comics! Bring them (and yourself) along to the 4th annual Dartmouth Comic Arts Festival on Sunday, August 16th from 11AM to 6PM at Alderney Landing on the Dartmouth waterfront!

cartoonist Michael de Adder will be at DCAF 2015

May 9th, 2015

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Michael de Adder was born in Moncton, New Brunswick. He studied art at Mount Allison University where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drawing and painting.

After freelancing for a few years, he landed his first full time cartooning job at the Halifax Daily News.

After the Daily News folded in 2008, he now freelances for the Halifax Chronicle Herald, the Toronto Star and Ottawa Hill Times. His work is syndicated throughout North America by Artizans.com.

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He is the author of 5 books including You Might Be From Nova Scotia If… and You Might Be From New Brunswick If… The third book in the series You Might Be From Newfoundland and Labrador If… is due to be released Sepctember 1,2015.

de Adder’s publishers includes Nimbus and McIntyre Purcell Publishing. And The Halifax Chronicle Herald.

Dear Inner Demons at DCAF 2015

April 17th, 2015

Chris Hemsworth is the demon behind Dear Inner Demons – a weekly webcomic about brutal truths and obviously, inner demons. To quote Chris’ description from his website, it’s about “Things that we feel and think but rarely say aloud. It is about insecurities and fears and worry and regret, but is meant to help us laugh at all of these things.”

Christopher Hemsworth is a graphic designer and illustrator currently living in his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia. You can see more of his work at CHRISTOPHER HEMSWORTH CREATIVE.

Nick Bradshaw at DCAF 2015

March 15th, 2015

Nick Bradshaw is a freelance illustrator based in New Brunswick and he’s worked for several major comic book publishers including Marvel, DC, and Dynamite. Nick worked on several series including Wolverine & the X-men and Guardians of the Galaxy as well as many covers such as Spider-man & the X-men (shown above) and  the Spider-man #1 cover featuring the Halifax Clock Tower.

See more of Nick Bradshaw’s artwork at his website.