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Lone Wolf and Cub Baby Cart!

BabyCartExplodedFinalwbCriterion_842_BD_box_430A while back I did an exploded gun diagram for Dream Life | a late coming of age.

– by the by did you know I’m republishing it as an all ages webcomic on Tapastic? Catch it here! – I reconfigured that diagram for the version I used on my book, but happened the original version caught the eye of Eric, an art director at Criterion!

They are putting out a collector’s edition of the climatic series in November, and asked me to do this exploded diagram of the baby cart for them! The bulk of the illustrations are by Paul Pope! Here’s the disk art, sketches for the cover, and the box design notes.

unnamed-14refcart1There was a rough one done for an old fanzine, and many stills I took from the film for reference. That helped but I had to do a bit of invention too.

Like what do those guns look like beyond the barrel? I ended up basing them on an image of an old Norwegian Whale Gun! Looked like a primitive revolver that might plausibly be able to be made into a repeater.

refcart2I ended up leaving out the flap shields that we see around the upper part of the cart in WHITE HEAVEN IN HELL, it felt like it was going to get too busy and the AD agreed.

I’m not sure if they will end up using my numbering system, they used another layout for those to make more room for the art in the final package, this version was meant to function as a guide for them with the option to use it if they like.

I really enjoyed doing the research. It’s been ages since I watched those Screened three of them while working on this. Enjoyed the comics as well when they came out in english as a teen. So this is definitely another fun feather in the cap gig as a fan of genre entertainment. :)

I don’t think I’d want to do more rigorous technical diagrams, but more illustrations of this sort would be fun!

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Artist Terry Beatty posted some shots of how the poster is integrated into the box set, in a call back to the swiss army knife of a baby cart, it’s hidden in the spine! Cool! :)

The FBDM//MCAF this weekend, May 27, 28 & 29th!

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Hey friends, this weekend is the fifth annual Montreal Comic Arts Festival (MCAF – FBDM) Festival BD de Montréal!

I’m tabling all weekend – sorry they don’t give us table numbers but it’s in the main tent, at one of those you see without numbers on them in the floor plan I think. They have me on the map listed as Spilt Ink!

I’ll have Dream Life, Therefore, Repent!, prints, postcards, and art with me! And I’ll be taking commissions.

Also, on Saturday i’ll be giving a short workshop borrowed from my comics classTHE ART OF PICKING THE MOMENT, at 2pm on saturday in the ‘Studio’

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What’s new?

Crosspost:

I’ve totally fallen behind on updating my blogs!
Things have become pleasantly busy with drawing,
and teaching, keeping me more than occupied.
But still, overdue!

I submit my messy studio
as proof of business.

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How is everybody? I’m well. I’m planning an event in Montreal – sign up here to get news about that – There will be news very soon hopefully re guests and things, things are falling in place. It’s to be a night of Jamming and Jawboning for cartoonists and lovers of the form in Montreal.

In other news, The Patreon got off to a nice start but a year in has held stable for a while. Partly due to my intermittence in promoting it I fear. And a recent shift to mostly lower level pledges means the total has gone down a bit in fact, slightly offset by the dramatic decline of the Canadian Dollar recently.

Patreon is in USD, so I get a nice boost from the exchange rate.

LCdragonquestwebrawStill though, I’d like more pledges for sure. The current goal is to get to $350 a month, most of my rent. That means about a 175 pledges at $2 each. Could take fewer if folks pledge more and I have a few reward tiers for that to encourage it. I’ve taken out formal “teaching” as I find that hard to do online. I teach privately at my home though, contact me if you’re interested. But there’s still the option to get postcards or convention sketches!

I did this fantasy illustration as a commision for one of my patrons recently. I’d be glad to do something for you if you pledge too! Once a year you’ll be able to request something like this for yourself or another for a consideration of $15 a month. That’s just 180 a year, a pretty good deal for original art to your specifications.

ravenburnEven without more of those though, still 175 patrons giving just 2$ pledges monthly seems like a reasonable number to hope for in my audience? Certainly from some of the stats I’ve looked at, many can afford it! So I hope I can entice a few more in time! And I think it’s well worth the deal. Free access to a digital library of all my independent comics and bonus patron’s only content shared to the patreon blog!

I think getting a bit more focused about my posting regularly on my site blogs again would help for sure, both comics but other things too. I’ve probably been spending a disproportionate amount of time with the community on Facebook and neglected these platforms. Partly it’s due to mostly working on comics I’m sharing in the rough–lots of process but have to hold back final work on for now. Ironically if you are a patron, you get to see that all sooner. But for now only Kickstarter and Patreon readers get to read Dracula first.

I’m doing a fair bit of posting and instagramming for my classes, and editing my teaching sites for Dynamic Drawing, and Making Comics. And there’s other stuff I could share too, work on commissions and things or just a bit of Blogging. But time is the shortage. I fear it’ll be sporadic this summer at best.

A Bastards Tale is currently holding up Revolver Four, I got it started but then hit a problem….basicly involving how to represent myself, and my dead father in the story! That sounds more dramatic that it is, but it was a tough problem and I ran out of time to get it done, had to get back to drawing Dracula some more, get a big chunk of Dracula done if not rap it all up before I can go back to it! Probably the latter as really, it’s much too late already.

Frustrating but making comes is often about deferred pleasure and keeping and eye on the long game.

So that’s it for now, I’ll post about my thing in April in a week or so…check in here or sign up to the list if you want to come to my MTL comix Salons!

A sneak peek at Key, for the Broken Frontier anthology!

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Hey, i’ve got a new story coming up
in the Broken Frontier anthology comic,
just got it all done!

Art here is from it. First three of eight pages and a peek at a bit inside me! Read it and a whole mess of other great things by pre-ordering the book here! It’s going to be pretty gorgeous I think, a little oversized, full of awe and exploration! Check out the site here to get a look inside!

psst, also, if you were my Partreon, you could read it now! And the first half of Dracula Son of the Dragon, Dream Life, and all three issues of Revolver digitally! ;) Some of the rewards for pledging on my Patreon page!

The Spilt Ink Podcast 009: “Like moving pictures, but not.”

Crosspost from spiltink.org:

"A last dinner"This episode of the podcast I take a question from Andrew J. Hawthorn, who asked about “Narrative techniques or figurative tricks you can only do in comics?”

“The roots of violence”Tricky question to answer with JUST words. I’ll give it my best go but for sure this podcast will have a youtube version shortly, with some visual aids. And check out the description texts here for links below. Right off the top, you’ll find page Page 89 of Dream Life, “The roots of violence” on the left, and “A last dinner”, page 68. Both typifying two very different approaches to unconventional page layouts, structurally, and thematically. But each applying the kind of non linear collagen like sequences that do away with conventional panels altogether.

I name-dropped the following scribblers and geniuses in this episode, If you’re not familiar already, go check out their stuff: Bill SienkiewiczDave McKeanNeil AdamsBarron StorySergio Toppi! & Diego Rivera! Check out the astounding DIA installation of the Detroit Industry fresco cycle here! And, Chris Ware’s Building Stories too!

As always, you can become a patron of the arts and subscribe here! Great news, the Patreon campaign has gone over $100 a month! Very encouraging to hit that mark at two months! I’ve just cleaned up the page a bit and set up a custom video playlist of my best stuff for the first page on patreon.

The Spilt Ink Podcast 009: “Like moving pictures, but not.” by Sequential Radio on Mixcloud

Music is, SadOceanSpaceBear & NASA in the opening. Diggin’ On Comix by Dr. John. Which some will recognize from the wonderful Comic Book Confidential, by Ron Mann. Closing out with Montreal’s The Unsettlers, “Disco Junkie”, off of Blood. And then Oscar Purrs!

Thanks again to Andrew Walsh & Troy Carlson, my newest patrons, along with Michelle Darwin, Emil Underbjerg, Tim Moerman, Ian Hodgkinson, & Shannon Becker! Plus, two secretive souls who will take no public thanks, but have it most assuredly. Merci beaucoup to you all!

 

Podcast 004: the animation files & happy new year!

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Crossposted from spiltink.org/Patreon

Here’s the fourth edition!
I wanted to get one more in
before the end of the year.

I get into more detail answering one of Jed Alexander’s questions from the last episode.

I skirted over a bunch of stuff I did in other fields of the arts from comics. One I mentioned in passing, was animation. I get into more detail about how I got involved in the work and some highlights of my experiences.

Relevant links.
I mentioned Rock & RuleHeavy Metal, and Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K.² which I worked on.   Also WayneheadEek! The CatSam & MaxManga Latina [a version of it got made!].

Also Doddle clips, and Honour Bound – The Exile of Adolf Busch.

Music in opening is a mix up of Nasa Space sounds
over Sadoceanspacebear again.

And the clip at the end comes from an old CD I picked up in NY in 93.
“Weird” by Kicking Giant, off of ‘Halo‘.

Question, once again, from Jed Alexander!

Happy New Year all, and thanks again to Shannon Becker, Ian Hodgkinson, and all my patrons!

Past episodes of the podcast are here:
http://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=1363414
http://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=1319018
http://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=1188554

Introducing, the Spilt Ink Patreon!

Crossposting from SpiltInk.org

2014-12-14 13.28.55Hello friends, it’s been hectic as I’ve been focusing on Dracula and trying to get Revolver Four out asap, and getting the final batch of Dream Life books out the door? Taking too long, not helped by nasty cold bug last month. Back at it now, playing catchup… sooo late late late.

The only upside of being sick is I got a lot of writing done, including a workable draft of the Patreon page text I’d been meaning to attempt to write since signing up in the summer. Important bit of business as it’s planned to be a key aspect of the market presentation of Revolver Four. The issues will still be available as individual downloads, but with #4 I wanted to offer subscriptions of some kind, and then had a better idea.

It was a good call. Just a few days in I’m already up to $30 pledged a month from my first three patrons! I look at this as a slow and steady thing, that does not need huge numbers to work. So that’s an inspiring nice early start for me. Already time to thank some Patrons!

One wished to be anonymous. Thanks very much for your patronage. Shannon Becker. A long time fan from back in the days of Saint Sinner [she had proof!]. And Ian Hodgkinson! One of my Dracula Kickstarter backers in fact! Thanks for the faith in me Ian!
Thanks to all of you! :)

I have one in the works. But no pitch video so far. I noticed a number of comics related patreon pages without them and doing fine. So not rushing that. I am doing a regular patreon podcast, and the 3rd episode is mostly a discussion of the campaign, you can listen to that here.

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Here’s pitch text!

Welcome to The Spilt Ink Patreon!

Hi. My name is Max, aka Salgood Sam. An artist and storyteller. For the last 20 years I’ve primarily made comics and drawn for a living. I also sometimes work as a Designer, Editor and part-time Art Teacher.

I’m developing a patreon clip for my youtube channel, but for the moment I’m just going to post a trailer for my latest book. Dream Life | a late coming of age, above. For the significance of that, read ahead to“The First Goal is $350 monthly”. And for an audio version of some of this, I’ve posted a launch episode of the podcast! I explain in text below and in the podcast what I’m hoping to accomplish.

For those of you new to it, Patreon lets you support creative types like me via a pay-what-you-can sliding scale financial considerations–You can change or cancel your pledge at any time.

A lot of the content I’m posting is already free to read or watch online.

Check out the activity blog to see what I’ve been up to over the past year I’ve been posting content to it pretty frequently and plan to keep the Patreon blog here, current with content I post across the web from Youtube clips, webcomics, sketchbooks, tutorials, my fathers photos and words, to blogging & blogging! I keep busy.

The very short pitch is I’m looking for patrons from as little as $2 monthly, to as much as you feel comfortable pledging! You can even pledge less than $2 if you just want to help out at a minimum with a monthly tip. I’ve set up a range of rewards to accommodate a lot of possibilities. All limited in availability to keep fulfilment from swamping or profit from obscuring the core goals of making and publishing great comics and other creations! And if enough of you choose to support my work in this manner, everyone will get to read all of it, digitally for free!

Ok, here’s a slightly longer version.

Over the last couple of decades I’ve financed my personal projects* via grants, investing portions of my freelancing income, selling a decent number of books and art now and then. And in the last few years crowdfunding has become a serious factor with three modestly successful endeavors so far. More than 20 years and I’m still learning, especially since I’ve been pursuing self publishing more.

*I should note, my personal projects don’t JUST include comics, though most of it is comics or comics related now!

I’ve also been experimenting with formats, webcomics and other digital modes, attempting to move with the changing market and find what suits me best. A diverse range of platforms seem to be the road to go, but what’s missing still is a bit more stability and a simple way to get my content to readers without paying too much of my two bits in fees. I could get a lot more done I think if I could just simply resolve that set of problems. It’s in that hope that enough of you choose to pitch in a cup of coffee’s worth a month on this page, and make it happen!

A few years back I started working on re-booting  Spilt Ink–a boutique self-publishing imprint first launched back in 2002 for websites and small press zines and active ever since–as a more focused, dedicated venture to publish my own serialized solo anthology Revolver Quarterly, and possibly all my future books!

Why Revolver Quarterly? I think a print ready, digital anthology series is best suited to my style of comics. It’s a format and strategy I’m passionate about. And Patreon seems a practical and appealing alternative to traditional subscription models, and includes a viable distribution platform for patrons as well.

If you dig it and want to help keep it all happening,

pledging $2 monthly will make you my Patron!
Only $24 a year!
[All prices on Patreon are in $US dollars.]

I have two Phases of Goals planned.

PHASE ONE
WORKING TOWARDS
$1250 MONTHLY.

For the minimum pledge Patrons will get digital subscriptions to Revolver Quarterly, and be members of The Spilt Ink Patrons club! The club will grow to be an extended suite of digital & print ready publications. Not just my own comics, but also publications related to the websites sequentialpulp.catheitalianmachine.spiltink.org, and dd.salgoodsam.com. From the start it will include Revolver Quarterly Vol One, Two & Three, and Therefore, Repent! And free to read online already is Sequential Pulp Vol One, Two & Three. I hope you stick around for coming issues of Revolver and more, but out of the gates you’ll have 260 pages of comics waiting for you to read!

The First Goal is $350 monthly!  When we reach it, my newest graphic novel Dream Life | a late coming of age will be added to the library of books patrons can download anytime!

The Second Goal is $650 monthly, and if we achieve it, along with getting more comics done faster thanks to seriously taking care of most of my expenses, I’ll make the 20 min patreon podcast bi-weekly.

The Third Goal is $950 per month, and I’ll be so happy when this happens I’ll throw a Comix Jam Party! You’ll all be invited virtually.

PHASE TWO 

WE REACH THE 1250K MONTHLY GOAL!

At which time, Revolver and the ENTIRE Spilt Ink digital line,
will go PBS, or if you rather, Open Media!!

100% digitally free!

It will take just 625 generous patrons
$2 a month to unlock this goal.

Obviously the main reason for charging for my work is simply to make a living – it is already how i do it generally as a freelancer. But doing it on my own terms and just for my own projects is what Spilt Ink is all about. And my experience with books like Sea of Red, Therefore, Repent! & now Dream Life, Is that I think i have at least that many potential fans and readers out there? Maybe…

Fingers crossed. I think people enjoy the idea of helping make cool things happen and introducing others to something we like by making it easy to get at.

I’ve never really liked adding adds to my sites to try to make it all pay for itself. We tried it on Sequential for a while but were never happy with the results either financially or aesthetically. So I don’t take that seriously as an option. It’s a lot of work, a whole job, getting The Right advertisers and managing that. And it looks so much better without all that noise on my sites.

A lot of the culture of the web is built around the idea of open media. And at the same time, my experience from crowdfunding is there are also lots of people who are willing to put a couple of dollars on something they like. A tool to address that dynamic is exactly what Conte and company have built here with Patreon I hope, which is potentially pretty amazing.

If my Patron base can become a viable solution to earning a living, you’ll make it easy to give it all away online so everyone can enjoy it with you!

I’ll still be selling print copies of things, after all I like paper and getting to sign books! But I’ll be more than happy if this works In the long run and a large portion of my readers are digital.  You could help make that happen by pledging and joining The Spilt Ink Patrons club.

The Patrons blog includes exclusive video & blog posts, zines of comic jams, live drawing sessions, sketches, and deals on material goods I sell on my site. Premium rewards Include postcards, physical copies of mybooks, handmade things? Art lessons, original art & commissions!

There’s more info here about
the planned contents
of Revolver Quarterly,
check out the rewards
and goals, and thanks for
considering becoming
my patron!

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Podcast Info:
Music in opening is a mix up of Nasa Space sounds https://soundcloud.com/nasa over Sadoceanspacebear again. http://sadoceanspacebear.bandcamp.com/releases
Mid-break is more from an earlier self titled album, called “Kitchen Song”. Sorry i talk over it, you can get the song without me talking over it here. http://www.amazon.com/Sadoceanspacebear/dp/B000QQWG78
The episode ends on the awesome “Keep On Knocking” by Death, from “For the Whole World to See”, http://www.amazon.com/Whole-World-See-Death/dp/B001RJWJ34/ref=tmm_msc_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid=
I own none of that, if you dig it go buy their music!
Links to things mentioned!
Spilt Ink sites http://sequentialpulp.ca/ http://www.spiltink.org/ http://dd.salgoodsam.com/ http://www.theitalianmachine.spiltink.org/ http://www.spiltink.org/theMMCJarchive/ & http://www.salgoodsam.com/
That last is of course my personal site, there’s a lot of work up in there. Animation design work is documented in this set of galleries. I only mention one job on the episode but then thought better of listing it all off. You can find pretty much everything here.
http://www.salgoodsam.com/animation/
The EN MASSE mural work is documented here
http://www.salgoodsam.com/tag/en-masse/
Jed Alexander asked the first Questions!
http://jedalexander.com/
https://twitter.com/jed_alexander
Past two episodes of the podcast are here
http://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=1319018
http://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=1188554

EN MASSE GRAFF

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I joined Rupert Bottenberg, Raphaele Bard, Tyler K. Rauman, & Mc Baldassari in painting a few pieces of EN MASSE graff at a developers office downtown this week.

Here’s some photos of the work in progress! Think that was the most standing i’ve done in a while. Been some time since I worked on a mural or painted. This time was three days, two full and a half wrapping up the work. Your legs get a good workout!

The main wall from start to finish....

The main wall from start to finish....

The main wall from start to finish....

The main wall from start to finish....

The main wall from start to finish....

The main wall from start to finish....

The main wall from start to finish....

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The main wall from start to finish....

The main wall from start to finish....

The main wall from start to finish....

The main wall, decease ALL DONE!

The main piece is on the inside of the main work area, ampoule the lobby is on the other side of it, there with entrances on each end.

From the POV of the main wall, clinic THIS is the right entrance wing to main wall. Very cool.

The staff seemed to enjoy the show as well. kept to themselves a fair bit, but clearly pretty excited by it. Folks taking their bike in to the room they have set aside for them will see this first thing every morning. — with Rupert Bottenberg, Raphaele Bard, Tyler K. Rauman and Mc Baldassari.

From the POV of the main wall, THIS is the left entrance wing to main wall. I did my version of old school Guilala coming in the door. Was my first bit of graph, as the others called it I think. Gave him Gigan mandibles, because.

From what I saw most people who don't bike or work in the front offices, will see this when they show up for work. — with Rupert Bottenberg and Tyler K. Rauman.

Media center wall. Vegetable head fueled workers have their tentacles in all the things.... — with Raphaele Bard, viagra Tyler K. Rauman and Mc Baldassari.

And back in the Ad dept wall we left a cyber wolf hunting rabbits.. — with Rupert Bottenberg, stomach Raphaele Bard and Mc Baldassari.

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Also was nice to get to know the other artists a little bit. Would love to work with them again. Reminded me of the old monthly jams. It all came out really amazing & fun to do. When you’re up close to it it’s hard to say, but after the drop sheets came away, it all looked pretty great. I can see why Ruppert loves doing this work so much. The whole crew were pros.

For me it was nice to make it through the whole thing physically well. I’ve worked on something with them three times now.

176846_10150159405967228_4229670_oFirst jumping in for a few hours during Henge, the En Masse project @Nuit Blanche 2011, which happened to be the night before I went under the knife for cancer! That was good for the mind and I knew I wanted to do it again.

And I did a year later as part of a huge team that worked together on a room at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. That time unfortunately I was wrecked from a severe bout of gastro and probably the onset of diabetes. It was hard to even hold my arm up for long! Ug.

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This time? My stamina held out pretty well! All three days. Yay! And 48 hours later nothing to terrible has happened so it’s officially not a jinx.

Oh and I’ve confirmed I was using stupid brushes before, having picked up a proper set this time. So much better. Loved laying in the big lines with a freestyle paddle brush! Makes me want to prime something. And remember i’ve got a couple unfinished things hidden away…

Must stay on things with Dracula, just working on a new page now. But for sure up for doing it again too.

Hey, by the way. There’s a Patreon campaign for Spilt Ink in the way.

Buy my Art | Buy my Books.

FanExpo 2014 – where to find me and what i’m bringing.

 

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I have a floor plan now! Here’s how to find me @ FanExpo 2014!

FBbanerfanexpoWhen you enter the main hall of the South building, after going down all those elevators as I recall, the artists are all in the far left side of the room. And I’m in the back row against the far wall, at P6B. It’s behind the artist ally. Just after the Raid Row and around the bend. I’m bringing prints and original art with me to sell, and some of my books, mostly just Dream Life | a late coming of age. I may have a few Revolver‘s with me but not many. I am going to have an offer to take an order of a bundle of them from me direct if my square works — need to look into that — and i’ll ship them to you no cost! I’ll be there Friday and Saturday for sure, Sunday if those two go well. Watch my twitter feed for updates! Cheers! See you there PS: you can still make sketch request reservations still, I take Paypal!

 

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Pre-order sketches and art for Fan Expo

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Hey so I’m a guest at Fan Expo this year! Learned a bit last minute, hence the late announcement.

I’m going to be at table P6B, Friday Aug 29th, Saturday the 30th, and if things go well Sunday the 31st.

I’ll be presenting mostly Dream Life, the late notice means I don’t have time to re-stock Revolver Three for the show.  I might have a few but to keep things simple I’ll focus on the new Graphic Novel. I will have my prints though, and art!

I usually get a hand full of sketch requests at the show, so I thought i’d also put out there the option to pre-reserve up to 8 sketches.

It’s a good option for you as I tend to do better work at home in my studio too. Contact me if you would like to commission a convention sketch. I’m charging $40 for each.

Also you can pre-buy some of my art here, purchase here on the site and we’ll arrange for you to pick up the work at the show.

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Broken Pencil, Sketchbooks, #TBT, Art done, & Art for sale!

I’ve been pretty active on the new Spilt Ink blog, and generally trying to be regular about updating. The old home site is overdue for a catch-up though!

hurtFirst I want to remind everyone, I have a lot of art up for sale, and take requests as well. 

Generally always interested in selling it but right now it would be especially helpful, so check it out and if you order something, I’ll throw in a copy of my comic Revolver vol 3 with a sketch and thank you! In most instances shipping is included in the price, for sure in the US, EU and Canada.

Also, if you don’t have ALL my books already, why not?! You can order them here from Spilt Ink!

Speaking of my books…

BPSummerIndieScienceThe Summer issue
of Broken Pencil
includes two pieces
related to Dream Life.

Posted on spilt ink originally: There’s a listicle by Alison Lang called “How to Crowdfund a Graphic Novel (without Losing Your Mind and Alienating People)” [pg 22], that came out of a nice long chat I had with Alison the week of TCAF 2014 about fundraising for Dracula and Dream life.

I was expecting that, but was pleased to find a review of Dream Life in my comp copy as well!

Joel W. Vaughan gave me some high praise with the understandable caveat that being a ‘book one’, it really needs it’s mate to conclude and deliver on any promise. Something I fully intend to do.

“This latest work by the legendary Montreal-based artist Salgood Sam has been called “neo-realist,” but it might be more accurately referred to as “honest.” It follows the seemingly unrelated lives of five young adults in contemporary Canada, detailing everything from call-centres to drug-smugglers. It’s a stellar graphic novel…”

Read the full review in Broken Pencil #64!

#TBT

As a way to partake in Throwback Thursdays and promote my fathers work, i’ve started posting weekly new photos of his. Right now it’s a series of shots from the  The Toronto Pop Festival! The first two posts feature shots of  Chuck Berry, Sly & the Family Stone, Tiny Tim, Ronny Hawkins, and a 17-year-old Jeanne Beker!

Sketchbooks with Salgood Sam

Posted on Dynamic Drawing originally:
I’ve been recording tours through old sketchbooks for my students recently,
I’ve posted two so far, and probably will make about ten in the end. Here’s the first!