A thousand faces

Susan Kent has always loved dressing up. As a kid, it was as a Solid Gold Dancer. A few years ago it was as Darlene Furey in Hatching, Matching and Dispatching. But these days, Kent is more into dressing up as a (strangely lovable) misogynist…

jerry

The Jerry comic

A comic based on/inspired by the 6-minute youtube video written and performed by Susan Kent and directed by Jordan Canning. Comic by Elling Lien.

Comics Contest 2008 results

Dear Clients, I’ll be sending another PBF next Monday. After that, I’ll be discontinuing The PBF as a weekly strip. I’m making this decision for a variety of reasons, but mainly because I want to do other things besides be a cartoonist. […] Cheers! Nicholas…

Burntside

Burntside by Ray Denty Who are you? I was born and raised in Goose Bay, Labrador for about 18 years then I moved out here. I went to Compucollege to do 2D / 3D animation. I remember watching Heavy Metal and thinking, wow, I want…

Pep

Pep by Curtis Kilfoy Who are you? Curtis Kilfoy, born and raised in St. John’s. I’ve been doing comics off and on for about five years, as well as playing in a couple bands around town.

From Earth

(Click to enlarge) From Earth Ricky King Who are you? I’m a 25 year old native Newfoundlander. I was born in Port-aux-Basques and raised in the small nearby town of Burnt Islands. I’ve always been interested in drawing cartoons, so I decided I might like…

Ms. Quote

(Click to enlarge) Ms. Quote Tara Fleming Who are you? I am an artist (I would say an illustrator but it only fits for about half of what I like to do artistically). I just plug away at building my portfolio, my career, and imagine…

Downtown Kid

(Click to enlarge) Downtown Kid by Matt Grant Who are you? I’m a professional Meteorologist so I often wear jackets with elbow patches. I go on tangential rants. I have a Math degree. That’s where I got my sense of humour and most of my…

Bonnie’s Favourite Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Andreae Prozesky is all for child labour in the kitchen. Way back in the 80s, a children’s television game show called “Just Like Mom” ran on TV. As part of the fun, moms from around the Toronto area would subject themselves to a hideous taste-test…

It goes beyond speaking

Sarah Slean is a well-loved singer, but she’s also an accomplished pianist, poet, actor, painter, and photographer. Emilie Bourque spoke with her and asked her about her most recent album, The Baronness—released earlier this year—and about the road she’s taken to get to where she…

DIY: Podcasting

Dana Hawco (aka WankerGirl) podcasts away. I have a confession. My name is WankerGirl and I host my own podcast. So what is a podcast? There are many definitions online, but essentially a podcast is an audio show posted to the Internet. It’s like a…

Halliday’s Meat Market

At King’s Road and Gower Street Behind the counter at Halliday’s Meat Market on Kings Rd. and Gower Sts., Cliff Halliday Jr. shows me a very old ledger. Its cloth cover in scraps and the paper water-stained, this 500-page book lists the accounts of regular…

Field Notes

Kerri Breen serves up a healthy serving of arts news A studio is born, a distribution company dies (sort of), and a local film gets props from one of the world’s most renowned festivals. Meanwhile, wrestling fans on both sides of the overpass are in…

Kathy Jaeger

Occupation: Chef at the Hungry Heart Cafe, which opened its doors to the public on April 30th