536 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, NS • (902) 252-3452

Cape and Cowl celebrates two years in Sackville

Jay Aaron Roy is the owner of comic shop, and youth drop-in centre, Cape & Cowl Comics & Collectibles (536 Sackville Drive), which celebrates two years in business this week. We chatted about lessons learned, the importance of a strong community and why the shop will never leave the neighbourhood. Read More…


An Interview with Cape and Cowl owner Jay Roy

As part of our crowdfunder for ‘Drawing the Line: Indian Women Fight Back’, Ad Astra Comix agreed to do a workshop in Halifax, Nova Scotia. One of the attendees was Jay Aaron Roy, who runs Cape and Cowl, a comics shop in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia. We visited C&C on our way back to Ontario and were so impressed that we decided we wanted to do an interview featuring Jay’s work there.


Jay Aaron Roy of Cape and Cowl Comics in Trans Canada mini-doc

This is very nice video about a great entrepreneur who runs a great store and does important work in suburban Halifax.

Not only is Jay Aaron Roy’s Cape and Cowl Comics and Collectables in suburban Lower Sackville an excellent place to shop for hard to find comics, it also offers a much-needed bullying-free community meeting space for young people who are a little bit on the geeky side.

There’s more of a story behind the making of this video as well. Read More…


Self-Care Sundays!

In my first feature in this series I wanted to highlight the business that most strongly connected me to Lower Sackville – “Cape and Cowl Comics & Collectibles.” When Jay first opened the doors, I was there as a loyal patron. Read More…


Jay Aaron Roy | Trans Canada Documentary

Our very first interview was with the wonderful Jay Aaron Roy! We got to take a little tour around his shop, Cape and Cowl Comics and Collectibles! You can check out the website to find out even more about this super cool shop! Read More…


Des combats de sabre laser pour les adeptes de la Guerre des étoiles

Des amateurs du film la Guerre des étoiles (Star Wars) vivent leur passion jusqu’au bout en Nouvelle-Écosse. Ils se rencontrent régulièrement pour des combats de sabre laser dans une boutique de bandes dessinées de Lower Sackville. Read More…


Customers Rally to Support Struggling Comic Book Business

Not every store owner in Nova Scotia can say they have customers willing to gather together in the early morning winter cold just to help out their business in a time of need.

Sackville area business owner Jay Roy definitely can, though. Hundreds of his customers, local consignment artists, and others banded together on Feb. 13 and put their money where their hearts were to keep his store running through the tough winter slump. Read More…


Sackville ‘Cash Mob’ Rallies Together for Community Comics Shop

A Feb. 13 “cash mob” organized to help a well-loved Lower Sackville entrepreneur has raised more than $5,000 and ensured the business will live to see another day.

Jay Roy opened Sackville’s Cape & Cowl Comics and Collectibles more than a year ago.

From the beginning his shop was more than just a store. It was a community space that welcomed everyone. A storyteller group, parent and baby drop-in group and video club meet-up are just a few that use the space. Read More…


Cape & Cowl Cash Mob – A Journey for Jay

Friends & patrons met up and walked from a nearby park to raise awareness and show support for this locally owned store. Other independant businesses rallied and donated fantastic items to be sold or won in support of Cape & Cowl Comics & Collectibles! Thanks to all who came out to support and especially Jennifer Welcher for organizing this CashMob! Read More…


Cape and Cowl: Comics and Community

Documentary produced by Matthew Meldrum as part of the B.Ed program at Acadia University. produced for EDUC 40E3 – Human Geography. Read More…


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Location

ADDRESS:
536 Sackville Drive,
Lower Sackville, NS

PHONE: (902) 252-3452

EMAIL: jay@capeandcowlcomics.ca

HOURS:
Sun-Mon: 12 PM to 5 PM
Tues-Sat: 12 PM to 8 PM