Thanks to everyone who helped put on this year’s Halloween Party! And what great costumes and pumpkins!
Janice Liu is a kids’ illustrator and comic creator. She graduated from the University of Toronto in 2015, and moved to Vancouver in 2016. Her work has appeared in comic anthologies such as Wayward Sisters, and she is the co-creator of Chicken Soup & Goji Berries 中药鸡汤, a bilingual online comic about a Chinese-Canadian family. Janice’s work is most often about exploring diasporic identity and the inner world through fantasy. When she’s not working or drawing, Janice teaches art classes for teens at her studio in Burnaby, BC.
At some point or another Death comes for us all. This comic reflects on the fragility of life and the bittersweet nature of death and dying.
Imagine if one day gravity changed it’s mind.
Abby Hontiveros, a.k.a. Sunny Go, is a Vancouverite who yearns to create. A fearless artist, Sunny loves tabletop games, comics, and animation.
James Brandi is a Vancouver cartoonist who’s creating work that’s a little punk, a smidgen occult, and VERY queer. She is the creator of the webcomics Space Club and Softr, and has been published on Empathize This.
A mini comic exploring the inner struggle of an ambitious artist.
Michael returned to comic-graphic art after a time as a newspaper cartoonist in the 1970s as well as 30 years of writing and illustrating books on history, travel, and small-scale farming. His graphic novel Toshiko is set during WWII and 2050: A Post-Apocalyptic Murder Mystery is a cli-fi thriller set in the ruins of a future Vancouver. A third comic, Julia, is underway.
Check out the books at Graphic Novels by Michael Kluckner.
A webcomic chronicling the absurd adventures and angsty hilarity in the everyday life of one fruit stand girl.
Girl, 24, epic pasta salesperson by day, comics-writing hermit by night. Hails from the lovely, strange city of Aurora, Colorado and now resides on the West Coast. Has exhibited at Canzine and VanCAF, and occasionally moonlights as a set designer. Current ongoing projects include What The Quinoa, a webcomic chronicling the ridiculous adventures of fruit stand life, and Stranger Fiction, a zine of illustrated poetic fiction and comics. When not writing humourously angsty stories, Mik can be found getting lost in Wikipedia tangents, making pancake experiments, and watching way too much anime.