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

Trans advocate discusses community support, representation

As a young person, Jay Aaron Roy could never have imagined he would one day be a speaker at Halifax Pride.

“I grew up in rural Nova Scotia, pretty religious, so I didn’t have any knowledge of the queer community whatsoever,” he said. Read More…

Halifax-area comic shop offering space for youth counselling

A pilot initiative to offer youth counselling out of a Halifax-area comic shop has taken off better than its collaborators expected.

Cape and Cowl Comics owner Jay Roy proudly declares his space to be a bully-free zone and a trans-owned business in Lower Sackville, N.S. When it’s not being used for organized activities, his shop is open to anyone who wants to drop in. Youth often visit to play board games, watch shows on his retro TV or read comics and books set aside in the cosy space. Roy knows many nearby junior high students on a first-name basis because they often drop by over their lunch hour. Read More…

Sign celebrates ‘trans-owned business’ in Lower Sackville

The owner of a comics shop in Lower Sackville, N.S., has put a “trans-owned business” sign in his window to make the space more visible for members of the LGBT community.

“There’s a lot of trans youth who are coming out. They need to see that we’re here, we’re queer and we own comic book stores too,” Jay Roy, owner of Cape and Cowl Comics and Collectibles, told CBC’s Information Morning. Read More…

Cape & Cowl Comics – CTV Morning Live

Owner Jay Aaron Roy had a blast chatting with Heidi Petracek of CTV Morning Live Atlantic and showing off some of our many awesome crafter’s work for their ongoing segment, Geek Week! Read More…

Bully Free Zone

Halifax presenter Laura Bain visits the bully free zone at the Cape and Cowl comics and collectibles store. Read More…

Cape and Cowl Wins Silver Best Of Comic Shop Award

After winning the Silver Best Of Comic Shop award from The Coast, Jay Aaron Roy says his secret is listening to his customers.

“Just basically listening to people and giving them what they want is what I’m all about,” he says. Read More…

A View from a Booth | NegaDave at Hal-Con 2016

This is how NegaDave saw things this year at Hal-Con! We had so much fun!

Special Thanks to Cape and Cowl Comics! I wouldn’t have this without you. Read More…

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…

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…

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#comicshopkitties #petlove #sackville #novascotia #ns
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#shopns #ns #novascotia #shoplocal #graphicnovels #comicshopthings #comics @ Cape and Cowl Comics and Collectibles https://t.co/XFzLgfFSK1

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Open Tuesdays to Saturdays 12 until 8pm, Sundays and Mondays 12 to 5pm! Located at 536 Sackville Drive in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia!
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Notable weeklies!!
Open Tuesdays to Saturdays 12 until 8pm, Sundays and Mondays 12 to 5pm! Located at 536 Sackville Drive in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia!
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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