Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Great Drakes in the new issue of The Pitiful Human-Lizard

Good friend Jason Loo has been outshining me for years in the world of comics. He’s an extremely talented comics artist, a nice fellow, and most importantly – probably the hardest working comics guy I know. Years ago, he, myself, and about a half-dozen other Toronto illustrators were part of a comics collective called SketchKrieg! [...]

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Writing out of spite

Earlier this week, I was interviewed by Rene Rude over at her website, Rudes Review, which covers book, TV, movies, and games.
Here are a couple of highlights from the interview, during which I talk about Dead Kid Detective Agency series’ appendices (my favourite part of the books) and how petulant spite led me to becoming [...]

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Seeing the Forest of Reading for the Trees

I’ve been seeing a lot of Ontario, friends! My second book in the Dead Kid Detective Agency series, Dial M for Morna, has been nominated for the Silver Birch Fiction Award, part of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading Awards. The Forest of Reading is Canada’s largest reading program, with awards geared toward readers [...]

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