The 10th annual Doug Wright Awards are set to happen on May 10th in Toronto and they’re holding a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for this year’s ceremony. There’s a bunch of books and some excellent original art up for grabs so swing on over and give them your support. (I just picked up a great little comic for my wall)
Last Thursday I was invited down to the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study School to draw comics with the grade 3 class. When I got there I found out that they had already been working on their own graphic novel stories. So it wasn’t surprising that they did some pretty amazing stuff! (see photo above)
It’s always great, no matter what age you are, to sit around a table laughing and drawing goofy doodles. Many thanks to the students and staff for making the afternoon so much fun. Hopefully we can have another afternoon comic jam in the near future!
(…neat old building too!)
Each year in the early Spring, there comes a point where you have to get in the truck and go on a journey…
…you drive along an unnamed road, to an unnamed farmhouse. You park and walk around the covered porch to a back room. There are no people around. Only a bench covered with various sized jugs, a price list, a ledger book and a tin full of change. Continue reading