RICHARD COMELY (CAPTIAN CANUCK) SIGNING – JUNE 17TH
Come meet Captain Canuck artist Richard Comely on Wednesday, June 17th, at our Cranberry Township store from 11 AM to 1:30 PM! He will be doing sketches, sketch covers, and signings.
Richard Comely worked as a sign painter, crest, embroidery and clothing designer, portrait artist and graphic designer before publishing Captain Canuck from Winnipeg in 1975 and Star Rider and The Peace Machine in 1981.
Richard has taught drawing since 1989. He has written and illustrated for magazines and newspapers in Canada and The U.S. He wrote and illustrated three newspaper strips as well as children’s books, greeting cards and storyboards. He helped create a one year post graduate course in comic book scripting and illustration for Mohawk College. His Drawing from the Pros video was a best seller in the North American educational market.
He is working with Fadi Hakim and others on a Captain Canuck FCBD edition, six part series, graphic novel and a Captain Canuck animated series. A feature film is also in the works. Richard and his wife Evelyn, married since 1975, have 8 children and eight grandchildren.