Comic Book Day

Meridian Comic Book Day

SATURDAY, APRIL 8  |  1 - 4 PM

The Grimsby Public Library and Meridian Credit Union, Grimsby have teamed up for a WHAM! BANG! POW! awesome afternoon of superheroes, amazing artists (including Sandra Bell-Lundy, creator of the comic Between Friends) and activities for comic enthusiasts young and old. We'll have facepainting, green screen photoshoots, fake tattoos, fun mascots, booths from Xtreme Collectables and Comic 1 Books and of course, FREE comic books to giveaway!
Thanks to help from Meridian Credit Union, we will be offering two comic workshops by the creator of Captain Canuck, Richard Comely! Workshops are free, but space is limited, so run, fly, or leap to register today. Call 905.945.5142 to save your spot.

The Workshops:


How to Draw Like a Pro | 1:30 PM

The fundamentals of drawing form and figures in action. Drawing the head and body using a step-by-step process.


Character + Story Creation | 3:00 PM

Creating characters and their world by inventing detailed bio sheets with goals and motives.



Captain Canuck running big fileAbout Richard Comely...

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 story boards. He helped create a one year post graduate course in comic book scripting and illustration for Mohawk College. His Drawing from the Pros video as a best seller in the North American educational market. He is working with Chapterhouse publisher, Fadi Hakim and others on a number of Captain Canuck projects involving comic books, graphic novels, animation and licensing.

© Richard Comely ARR



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