Category Archives: bande dessinée

Sneak peek at Battle of The Plains of Abraham graphic novel (inked version)

I am currently at work on “Each in His Narrow Cell,” a graphic novel recounting the siege of Quebec and the Battle of The Plains of Abraham in 1759. In revisiting this pivotal moment in Canadian history, my intention is … Continue reading

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Teaching English Literature Through Comics – In Flanders Fields at Collège Anna de Noailles

One of the most rewarding aspects of creating poetry comics for me is hearing from teachers all around the world, from Armenia to the Philippines to Spain to right here in Montreal, that are using my work as a learning … Continue reading

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Anniversary of The Battle of The Plains of Abraham

Two-hundred and fifty-seven years ago today, on September 13, 1759, a British army under the command of General James Wolfe defeated a French army under the command of Louis-Joseph de Montcalm just outside the walls of Quebec City. Wolfe’s victory … Continue reading

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The Bombardment of Quebec

First draft of a brief extract from from my ongoing graphic novel project recounting the siege of Quebec City and the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759.

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Le Poète Public honours me with a poem!

A couple of days ago, one of my Italian students brought me a poem about me by Robert Séguin, Montreal’s very own public poet. Le Poète Public has set up his made-to-order poetry booth on Prince-Arthur Street, just next to … Continue reading

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Sous mon lit de métal by Cato Fortin

Here is my adaptation of an extract from a poem by the Montreal poet Cato Fortin. The adaptation was created as an initiative of the Université de Montréal undergraduate literary journal Le Pied http://lepied.littfra.com/ for a series of “Poster Poems” … Continue reading

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New Rimbaud T-shirt from Bareknuckle Poet!

Bareknuckle Poet has now put out a third t-shirt design featuring one of my drawings of Rimbaud. Why not collect them all? As you can see, my drawing (from 10 years ago now!)  is closely based on two contemporary drawings … Continue reading

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