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

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…

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!


Be advised! We will be closed at our Sackville location this weekend to attend Hal-Con Sci-Fi Fantasy Association!! We look forward to being open at both our location and the con next year! Thanks so much for all your kind support! ... See MoreSee Less

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This sweet print from @chamiltonart1 is now on sale for just $350! Perfect #art addition to any Star Wars fan's home! #sw #starwars #supportlocal #shoplocal #sackville #supportlocalartists ... See MoreSee Less

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Can you believe it?! Cape and Cowl is turning THREE!!

To celebrate, we will of course be offering some amazing sales, AND at the same time we are also celebrating the official launch of GAU Games and Collectibles at Cape & Cowl!

Coming up in October, Bill, the owner and operator of GAU will be opening up the shop on Mondays for us, so stay tuned for when we will be opening SEVEN DAYS A WEEK!

Plus, CUPCAKES! ;)
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Cape and Cowl turns 3 and GAU official launch!

September 28, 2017, 11:00am - September 29, 2017, 4:00pm

Can you believe it?! Cape and Cowl is turning THREE!! To celebrate, we will of course be offering some amazing sales, AND at the same time we are also celebrating the official launch of GAU Games an...

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Incredible new pencil and paint marker works from new, and extremely talented consignment artist, Lucy Little!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our next guest might not have been the best kept secret - especially if you looked at our schedule when it was first promoted!. So this might not be a surprise but we are still thrilled to have her b...

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Newest video taking a quick virtual tour of the space at @capeandcowlHRM: https://t.co/9ExlOHW8Pm #sackville #halifax #hrm #counselling

See you tomorrow, #Dartmouth!! We are so ready for #DCAF!

Be advised: We will be closed Sunday, Aug. 13th in #Sackville!


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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