Comics by the Coast: My Voyage to VanCAF

Sunny days, travel gone astray, new experiences in May. Hello friend! As winter draws (painfully) slowly to a close I thought I’d look back at the Spring of 2023, and my wonderful trip to Vancouver for the 12th annual Vancouver Comic Arts Festival. Without a Net Heading into the weekend, I really wasn’t sure what to expect. Up to that…

Running Back to Saskatoon Expo

Hello friend! I’m still recovering from the incredible experiences I had in Angoulême, France last week but as I gather my thoughts about that trip, I wanted to take a moment to look back to Saskatoon Expo 2023, which was my first show of convention season in 2023. Now, as much as I adore Regina Expo (and it remains my…

You Can’t Spell “Angoulême” Without “Me”!

Hello friend! Well, announcements don’t come a lot bigger than this: I am thrilled to share with you that I’ll be appearing at the 51st annual Angoulême International Comics Festival in a few short weeks, January 24th-28th, in Angoulême, France. It’s been a crazy story as it all came together, but I can now confirm that I’ve been selected as…

It Was 20 Years Ago Today Part Three: Real Life

Continued from my last two posts, remembering the very earliest days of my career, and my training at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. As I said previously, so much of this is based on memory and old snapshots, so it’s only as accurate as my ageing brain. So if I get stuff wrong, please tell me! Also, almost every single…

It Was 20 Years Ago Today Part Two: A-ha!

Continued from my last post, remembering the very earliest days of my career, and my training at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. As I said in the last post, so much of this is based on memory and old snapshots, so it’s only as accurate as my ageing brain. The post-graduate course had only ten members, so there was always…