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

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…

Super-citizen Sets Up Shop

Listen to Cape & Cowl Comics & Collectibles owner Jay Aaron Roy talk about his Sackville Drive business and you’ll feel nothing short of inspired.

The former Strange Adventures employee saw an opportunity when his employer had to lay him off due to their recent move—the chance to open his own comic book store. For Roy, it just made sense. Read More…

Creating a Safe Place for LGBTQ Youth

Cape & Cowl Comics has already been the beneficiary of the generosity of TD Canada once in its first fiscal year. When the bank found out about owner Jay Aaron Roy’s intention to create a safe place in the community through his mother, they were quick to get involved. Read More…

Summer of Superheroes

Look, up on the screen! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … a lot of great movies throughout HRM!

For the last few summers here in Halifax, there’s always a bit of anticipation among the cinephiles in the city as to what actor or director is going to be the headline feature for the Atlantic Film Festival’s Outdoor Film Experience. Everyone from Bill Murray to Sandra Bullock to Steven Spielberg has had their body of work featured on the waterfront screen. Read More…

Free Comic Book Day 2015

May 2, 2015 was Free Comic Book Day. I was invited to make a highlight reel of the event at Cape Cape & Cowl Comics and Collectibles. The owner, Jay Roy, lined the store with tables for free giveaways, had a games room set up where people could play and learn new games, and had a wonderful set of volunteers to help the day run smooth. Read More…

Local Comic Book Store is Helping Kids Learn to Read

SACKVILLE – Jay Roy owns Cape and Cowl Comics and Collectibles in Lower Sackville. He’s using his passion for comic books to help kids learn to read.

“Comics are a great way to help kids learn how to read because they have visuals and if you have a visual along with the words, it’s going to help their comprehension. It’s going to boost their confidence,” says Roy.

The literacy program at Cape and Cowl will aim to engage kids in learning that is exciting and fun. Roy says that using graphic novels and comics as learning tools can motivate youths to hit the books. Read More…

Entrepreneurship in Action

Learning from some successful CEEDlings!

Safe Space Day – #MakeTodayMatter

Check out the video: http://youtu.be/ZlNFvg-1KxA

Diane is the director for program planning for her local school board and an active part of her community. She understands the challenges of the LGBT community and has witnessed her son Jay encounter challenges when transitioning from female to male. When she had the opportunity to Make Today Matter, Diane wanted to help her son create one of the first Safe Spaces in her local community – an inclusive gathering place for members of the LGBT community to express themselves without fear of prejudice or discrimination.
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Today's cake for an 8th birthday was off the hook! Thanks again to Melissa Pemberton I Dream of Cake here in Lower Sackville for another amazing creation! Birthday girl LOVED it! #minecraft #cake #birthdays #comicshopthings #sackville #comicshopbirthdays ... See MoreSee Less

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Golf ball keychains! Made locally, of course! $7.99 each! #shoplocal #sackville #supportlocal #comicshopthings ... See MoreSee Less

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Phase 1 nearly complete! Rest will be done tomorrow! Thanks again to Josiah Bartlett!

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GORGEOUS dice coffins back in stock from Paper Dragon Gaming Accessories!

$19.99 each in Bloodwood, Purple heart, and Oak! #paperdragongaming #sackville #shoplocal #dice #supportlocal #madelocal
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What could our local artist buddy Josiah Bartlett be creating on our window?? Stay tuned to find out!
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Arcade choices, and Minecraft with David? Yup, its a party!

#comicshopbirthdays #sackville #kidfriendly #arcades … https://t.co/TJ635QhifW

Treat bag time! (At the end of every party with us) #sackville #comicshopbirthdays #treats https://t.co/uuheXZJTyC

This little bud named Gabe was a KING at Mega Man 2. Seriously, he was so impressive!! #comicshopbirthdays #nes #n… https://t.co/DzUmpZuBZk

Today's cake for an 8th birthday was off the hook! Thanks again to Melissa Pemberton of I Dream of Cake here in Lo… https://t.co/HNf096rouW

Got to meet a new friend today, Emily! #comicshoppuppies #sackville #petfriendly #shoplocal #supportlocal https://t.co/XcceibAcNe

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536 Sackville Drive,
Lower Sackville, NS

PHONE: (902) 252-3452

EMAIL: jay@capeandcowlcomics.ca

Tue: 11 AM to 6 PM
Wed: 11 AM to 7 PM
Thu - Sat: 11 AM to 6 PM
Sun: 11 AM to 5 PM