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

Comic shop in Lower Sackville expands youth-centred approach

A comic book shop with a twist will move to a new home next week, expanding its space for youth in Lower Sackville.

“As soon as you walk in our new space doors, then you’ll see the drop-in centre,” says Jay Aaron Roy, owner of Cape and Cowl Comics and Collectibles.

“It’s going to be bright lime green and will be right there.” Read More…

N.S. comic book shop offers safe space for customers in need

LOWER SACKVILLE, N.S. — For many young people, a comic book store is a fun place to be, but one Nova Scotia shop owner is also working hard to ensure his store is a safe space for customers too.

When Jay Aaron Roy opened Cape and Cowl Comics in Lower Sackville, N.S., he also had a vision of helping at-risk youth at a location where they might already be. Read More…

Laser Beams and Super Heroes

Trying to give to those who mean a lot, Chris and Alex go to Jampy’s to make custom laser-printed Christmas ornaments. Then, they help a friend build a spherical bookshelf for her local hero. Read More…

Best Comics Store – Gold Winner – Cape & Cowl Comics & Collectibles

Goodness gracious! A heartfelt burst of gratitude to you all! 🥇

Words really can’t totally express what this means to me, but I’ll sure try! 💙💚💛💙💚💛 Many incredible milestones have happened during this whirlwind five years so far, and any entrepreneur and small business owner knows it’s no easy task taking on such an endeavor, but my legacy is what I’ve been able to do for my community, and it is my honour to continue to do that. You can be sure as all heck things won’t stop here! I have so many fun ideas for the years to come, just you wait and see!
We move soon to 622 Sackville Drive just by the Sackville library, but for one last hurrah at 536, come take part and visit our popular craft fair and give some local artists a holiday boost while getting your yuletide shopping wrapped up! See you Dec 21/22!”

Nominated for the Joe Shuster (Harry Kremer) Award!

Well! This is a fantastic surprise and honour!!

We’ve just found out that we’ve been nominated for the Joe Shuster (Harry Kremer) Award for best comic shop in the country!!! 🤯🤩🥰

Very best of luck to the other nominees, we are super proud to be on the list with our friends at The Comic Hunter (Moncton)! Read More…

Community organizers say they took a ‘build it, they will come’ attitude when putting youth expo together

How successful was the first annual Sackville Youth Expo held on June 29?

Before the tables were re-stacked in the hall of Knox United Church, organizers Jay Aaron Roy and Rainie Murphy were already looking at dates for 2020. Read More…

A Safe Space for Heroes of All Stripes

When you visit Cape & Cowl Comics & Collectibles in Lower Sackville, you can see the pride on Theatre alum Jay Aaron Roy’s (BAH ’07) face.

That pride extends from Roy, Cape & Cowl’s owner and sole proprietor, to the store itself. Prominently displayed outside is a large sign stating Cape & Cowl is a trans-owned business. Inside are signs affirming it’s a bully-free zone, too. Read More…

Jay Aaron Roy – An episode of Mental Health – Let’s Talk About it!

Jay approaches community challenges in a unique way. Cape and Cowl, specializes in comics, toys, and games but is much more. Listen in and see how he has teamed up with other service providers to help community members struggling find support. Be empowered!! Read More…

Free Comic Book Day 2019 – My Halifax – Things To Do In Halifax

This week we are celebrating Free Comic Book Day & Star Wars Day! My Halifax is all about things to do in Halifax, Nova Scotia. If you just want to visit Halifax or you live here full time, this vlog is here for you! So with that, we could think of no where better to do that than Cape & Cowl!

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Cape & Cowl Comic – My Halifax Things To Do In Halifax

This week we are checking out Cape & Cowl Comics! Not only do they have an amazing comic book store, they also do so much for the community, especially for youth.

Cape & Cowl is so much more than a comic book store, they offer counciling for youth, D&D nights for anyone that wants to drop in, and Autisum Nova Scotia have D&D night, as well as they have yoga events and finally they host affordable birthday parties too.

These are just a few of the ways Cape & Cowl are helping the community. You should definitely check them out! Read More…

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Location

ADDRESS:
622 Sackville Drive,
Lower Sackville, NS

PHONE: (902) 252-3452

EMAIL: jay@capeandcowlcomics.ca

HOURS:
Due to Covid-19, we will be reducing our shop hours and updating daily, please check social media for current shop hours of operation