Christmas Craft Fair at Cape & Cowl

This week we are hitting up are first Craft Fair of the year! Which is crazy for us, but, it’s at the old Cape & Cowl location and before they close out the location they are throwing a Christmas craft fair for some awesome local vendors!   Read More >>>

Cape & Cowl’s Grand Re-Opening

The NEW Cape & Cowl is Open and if you are looking for an amazing comic book store – ran be some awesome people – that has a focus on helping the community? This is the place for you!   Read More >>>

A Vision – A Short Documentary

A short documentary that I made about Jay Aaron Roy and his comic shop, Cape and Cowl Comics and Collectibles.   Read More >>>

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 >>>


New 'zine drop!! 📚🛍️🎉The Orange Analogy 🍊 by #sabdrawsA semi-comprehensive guide to understanding Asexuality! 🖤🩶🤍💜 Available in shop Tuesdays to Saturdays 11am to 5pm or online anytime on our webshop! $14.99 ......#lowersackville #halifax #zines #asexuality #locallymade ... See MoreSee Less
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Cape & Cowl operates in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded, ancestral, and traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq People. This land is covered by the Treaties of Peace and Friendship signed in 1725. Tomorrow, and everyday, provides an opportunity to acknowledge the impact of residential schools in Canada and honour the survivors, their families, and the communities that continue to experience intergenerational trauma.We will be open tomorrow regular shop hours 11am-5pm, and running our youth D&D programming.As always, we'll be donating 50% of the day's sales to the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Kjipuktuk in honor of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. 🧡#wearealltreatypeople 🧡#community 🧡Stickers by @onecraftymikmaq ... See MoreSee Less
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Sending a huge thank you to our friends and community for all the love and support over the last 9 years!! 🎉🎉🎉Here's to many more! 📚🛍️🐶🥰🎉......#lowersackville #halifax #HRM #nineyears #anniversary ... See MoreSee Less
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Unearthed a stack of MTG Planechase cards - get the whole pile for $10.00! .....#lowersackville #halifax #magicthegathering #mtg ... See MoreSee Less
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What an absolute joy to meet little Chip today! She is so adorable, isn't she?!? 🥹🥰🐶......#petfriendly #lowersackville #halifax #shopwithpets ... See MoreSee Less
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622 Sackville Drive,
Lower Sackville, NS

PHONE: 902-252-3452


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

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