Boston Kids Comics Fest (BKCF)

Boston Kids Comics Fest
Read Comics. Create Stories. Make Friends.
Saturday, April 28th, 2018 | 10:00am – 5:00pm
Bethel Youth Center, 40 Walk Hill St
(parking @ 84 Wachusett St)
Jamaica Plain, MA

The Boston Kids Comics Fest is a daylong festival that invites children, parents/guardians, educators and librarians to discover and explore “kid friendly-comics”, graphic novels and hybrid books.

The 2018 festival will have a book fair, hands-on workshops for kids, & live talks about relevant topics in the comic world.


News of the Week!!!

– We are closing Wednesday, 11/22/2017 at 8pm and closed on Thursday. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!
– SALE! SALE! SALE! We are offering 10% off everything on Black Friday & Small Business Saturday!
– If you can’t come by on Small Business Saturday, a kind review on Facebook or elsewhere would be great!!!

New Book from Kerascoët

Special announcement: Only TWO comics shops in the entire United States will be stocking the signed bookplate edition of SATANIA! As you might have guessed, we are one of those shops!

SATANIA was written by Fabien Vehlmann, illustrated by a couple of friends of the Million Year Picnic, Kerascoët, and published by NBM. Kerascoët is the pen name of the charming couple Marie Pommepuy and Sebastien Cosset. You may have met them during their signing at the Million Year Picnic around this time last year or during their attendance as special guests of MICE: The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo in October of 2016.

The book is complete and fully stocked at the publisher. They are waiting on the signed bookplates before they begin shipping. If you would like to reserve a copy of this book, you may do so by contacting the shop: You can call us at 617-492-6763, you can email us at, or you can drop by the store at 99 MT Auburn ST in Cambridge, MA 02138. We are requesting a $10 deposit when you reserve a copy. The book will retail for $24.99.

Kerascoët is also known for the books Beautiful Darkness, Beauty, Miss Don’t Touch Me, and their work on the Dungeon series. They also illustrated Malala’s Magic Pencil by the Nobel Peace Prize winning young author Malala Yousafzai and released on 17 October 2017.

Sample pages from SATANIA below:

Metaphrog Signing 18 May 2017


Metaphrog are Franco-Scottish duo
Sandra Marrs and John Chalmers, winners of the
Sunday Herald Scottish Culture Awards Best Visual Artist 2016.
They will present their stunning new graphic novel
adaptation of The Little Mermaid in a special signing
at The Million Year Picnic, as part of a
tour supported by Creative Scotland. | Twitter: @metaphrog

Thursday May 18 4.30-6.30pm

Will Eisner Week Comics Workshop for Kids & Teens

On Saturday, March 11th the Million Year Picnic and the Boston Comics Roundtable are sponsoring a Will Eisner Week Comics Workshop for Kids and Teens!

What: Workshop on Making Comics for Kids & Teens
Where: Cambridge Public Library (main branch, 449 Broadway)
When: 3/11/2017, 1-3pm

Please pass the word to any of your friends with kids! This is a great event with lots of support from local comics creators with real world experience!