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Pow Pow Press at SPX

Pow Pow Press is headed to the Small Press Expo for the first time in years! We are so very stoked to be taking part in SPX this year, and we’re bringing along superstar Québecois cartoonist Cathon, creator of The Pineapples of Wrath, The Adventures of Sgoobidoo, and Vampire Cousins! Cathon will be en dédicace […]

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Pow Pow Press x Lunar Distribution

The best graphic novels from Québec, coming soon to the USA! At long last! For the first time Pow Pow Press titles will soon be available at your local comic book shop throughout the United States! We’ve teamed up exclusively with Lunar Distribution to get our award-winning graphic novels into your hot little hands wherever you […]

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Pow Pow at the Montreal Comic Arts Festival

Pow Pow will be rocking the Montreal Comic Arts Festival, taking place from May 26 to 28! Come on by Saint-Denis Street for this FREE event, it’s sure to be a ton of fun as always! Naturally we’ll have a bunch of our amazing authors present, and our books in both English and French available… […]

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Pow Pow Press at TCAF: Signing Schedule, Panel, Portfolio Reviews, & More!

The Pow Pow gang is headed back to the Toronto Comic Arts Festival this weekend, April 29-30! We’ll have books both in English and French, and a bunch of our amazing authors will be signing at our tables (166 + 167 on the first floor) over the course of the Festival: Cathon (The Pineapples of […]

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Much love for The Adventures of Sgoobidoo: “An incredible, pint-sized, visual throwback”

Cathon’s adorable and hilarious The Adventures of Sgoobidoo has been getting plenty of love, with folks all over clamouring to join Sgoobi’s Fan Club! In the pages of Montreal Review of Books, Esinam Beckley calls it “an incredible, pint-sized, visual throwback – a mystery/adventure comic geared towards kids (and towards those young at heart)” and […]

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Give the gift of Pow Pow (and get a free 2022 calendar, too)

If you’re still scrambling to find holiday gifts for the folks on your list, might we suggest a graphic novel from Pow Pow Press? We’ve got over 20 English-language titles (plus many more in French, if your friends and family parlent français) in every genre and style you can imagine, from goofy comedies to powerful […]

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Two events this weekend: Holiday Book Fair in Montreal & Canzine in Ottawa

The Pow Pow crew is pulling double duty this weekend, with events in both Montreal and Ottawa! First off we’ve got the Holiday Book Fair on Friday and Saturday at Concordia in downtown Montreal, and then we head over to the Ottawa Art Gallery for Canzine! Come get a jump start on your holiday shopping with books from […]

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A first for Pow Pow Press

Sophie Bédard’s Lonely Boys won the 2021 Doug Wright Award for Best Book! It’s a first for Pow Pow Press and we are very thrilled and proud! Thanks to Helge Dascher and Robin Lang who did an amazing translation. The ceremony, hosted by Don McKellar, was pre-recorded and livestream on Facebook and YouTube, you can watch it here. […]

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An interview with Sophie Bédard

Sophie Bédard’s brilliant Lonely Boys was recently nominated for a Doug Wright Award. In order to celebrate, we’ve decided to translate this interview from 2020 which was done right after she won a Bédélys Award for Best Book. We hope you enjoy it! One of Lonely Boys’ greatest strengths is that your characters feel very […]

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Some new stuff from Pow Pow Press

Hey everyone! We’ve been pretty busy on the French side of things here at Pow Pow Press. We’ve released a couple of new books we’re really excited about in the last few months and hopefully we’ll find some time to translate some of them in English at some point in the future. But, in the […]