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Life is connections and causes you never see coming. The story of five friends confronted with failed dreams and fantasy lives. Learning to deal with traumas to their minds, bodies, and ideals.
“I couldn’t put this down. Seriously. It’s a keeper. Salgood Sam has one of the most interesting, unique voices in comics today.” – Mark Waid
Murder in BC leads to an inuksuk in Ontario. Charlie’s childhood friend is about to die. Hitchhiking in BC PJ’s luck runs out. Lionel is in crisis, time for love? Leslie is a therapist and part time drug dealer. It’s just occurring to her that she hates her job. Dan’s six year old daughter thinks he needs to grow up. She may have a point.
First in a two part story, 161 pages of cinematic, neorealist comics by Salgood Sam. Exploring identity, destiny, and life in a possibly ambivalent universe. 61 page preview on ISSUE available to read here! –>
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“Salgood Sam is a gifted draftsman. In Dream Life you can see he’s enjoying himself immensely drawing every page of this sprawling story. Beautiful stuff.” – Joe Ollmann
“Those who love and cherish our involuntary interior rambles can enjoy more of a good thing, by diving into Salgood’s universal trance adapter. Those who like to stretch out on the couch and become immersed in a compelling story terrifically told and beautifully drawn can scratch that particular itch as well, via Salgood Sam’s powerful virtuosic graphic novel Dream Life.” - Jim Woodring
“I recently read Salgood Sam’s new graphic novel, Dream Life, and it is sensational. The story is thrilling, heartfelt and heartbreaking. And the way Sam presents his narrative, weaving events, past and present with a large cast of characters is evocative of a dream and a tour de force of comics storytelling.” – Batton Lash
Max Douglas (born 1970). Since approximately 1996, he’s worked under the pen name of Salgood Sam which is derived from a reverse spelling of his name. His recent work includes the graphic novels “Dream Life | a late coming of age”, “Therefore, Repent!” with Jim Monroe, and “Wonder Woman versus The Red Menace!” A holiday special of Ghostbusters, “Tainted Love” with Dara Naraghi, A story with Mark Sable in the Eisner winning “Comic Book Tattoo”, another of his own in “Popgun 4″, and work in both “Awesome 2: Awesomer”, and “Sea of Red”. To name a few. He lives and works in Montreal, with three cats and his partner and teaches art part time.