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The Bombardment of Quebec – Colourized

Here are two pages from “Each in His Narrow Cell,” my ongoing graphic novel project recounting the siege of Quebec and the Battle of The Plains of Abraham in 1759. All the characters from a particular nation are depicted in … Continue reading

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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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First Inked and Coloured Page of My Graphic Novel

I am currently at work on a graphic novel recounting the siege of Quebec and the Battle of The Plains of Abraham in 1759. After drawing out a 60-page sample section in pencil, I have begun the process of inking … Continue reading

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Massacre at Saint-Joachim

Throughout their siege of Quebec City in the summer of 1759, the British went about systematically raiding and destroying the French settlements both upriver and downriver from the capital of New France. During one such raid on the village of … Continue reading

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Translation of a Montreal song from 1709

Back in 2012, I created a comic based on the lyrics of a song written in 1709 by the Montreal painter, money forger, and jailbird Jean Berger (1681-?). Jean Berger was suspected of being involved in the beating of Saint-Olive, the … 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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