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 13th, 2017, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission is FREE!


Applications are currently closed. E-mail us if you have any inquiries or would like to be on our waitlist.
DCAF e-mail address is: calum@strangeadventures.com


Editorial cartoonist Mike de Adder, cartoonists Brenda Hickey, Troy Little, Chapterhouse Comics editor Tony White and more to come!

Brenda Hickey (My Little Pony) will be at DCAF 2017

June 4th, 2017

DCAF is very happy to announce that Brenda Hickey will be at this year’s festival on August 13th!

Brenda Hickey is a cartoonist from PEI who is best known for her work on IDW’s My Little Pony series. Currently, she is illustrating the new My Little Pony: Legends of Magic series that began serialising in April 2017. Upcoming work includes Top Shelf graphic novel Ward’s Valley (2018) as well as some dabbling in the self-publishing world with her mini-series Tatian in Halls of the Turnip King.

See more of her work at

Tony White of Chapterhouse Comics will be at DCAF 2017

May 29th, 2017

Tony White of Chapterhouse Comics will be at DCAF 2017!

Tony is a Dad of two lovely geek girls, the husband of the most patient woman he knows and a Halifax
based Editor for Canada’s largest comic book publisher, Chapterhouse Comics. During his time with the
publisher, he has helmed some of the company’s most popular titles, like Captain Canuck, All New Classic Captain Canuck, Northguard, the Chapterhouse 2016 Summer Special & Die Kitty Die with involvement
in new, recently released titles, Freelance and Agents of PACT.
His latest editorial endeavours are in the May 2017 Free Comic Book Day issue of Captain Canuck also featuring Die Kitty Die and anthology series, True Patriot Presents.

Currently, Tony has moved into the role of Managing Editor for Chapterhouse Comics with responsibilities
including creator owned titles like Spirit Leaves, the Fourth Planet, the Pitiful Human-Lizard, Life Death and Sorcery, True Patriot Presents as well as Die Kitty Die.
In addition to that, he is helping to launch the paperback publishing division of the company with new authors from across Canada.
He is always eager to find new projects by talented creators wherever he goes.

In his spare time he complains about having too many pets and enjoys microblogging about craft beers.

Follow him on Twitter @CanuckTony
Follow Chapterhouse on Twitter @chapterhouseca

Founded in Toronto, Ontario, in 2015, Chapterhouse Comics is a vital new voice in genre entertainment,
with a wealth of amazing characters in comics, prose, and animation, and ambitious plans to expand into live action.

Chapterhouse provides a venue for some of the best creative voices from Canada and the world,
both in our superhero universe and in our line of inspiring and inventive creator-owned titles such as Die Kitty Die, Spirit Leaves, True Patriot, and The Fourth Planet.


DCAF 2017 application

April 29th, 2017

DCAF exhibitor applications now available

April 11th, 2017

The 2017 exhibitor application is now available!

Download it here, print, fill it out and send it in!
Or e-mail (to calum@strangeadventures.com) and it can be sent to you.

We’re working on a googledocs version as well.

DCAF 2017 date set – Sunday August 13th!

January 14th, 2017

Save the date! Mark you calendars! DCAF 2017 is scheduled for Sunday, August 13th! We’ll have exhibitor applications available soon along with guest news and more!

Hope to see you at the 6th annual Dartmouth Comic Arts Festival!