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Hmm. Well I'm more for making the effort and exorcizing my compassion muscles.

But people take things to feel happier all the time, why not nicer if you can handle the addiction risk? Probably though, that would be a problem.
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Hey there friends. I need to raise funds for VanCAF, and fast really. Want to get the plane ticket soon. 

So i'm offering a 10% off sale until mid March on my art sold via my own site. Anyone buying work that way can this coupon code at the checkout, VANCAFDEAL 

LInk it to my site store, there's a large selection at the moment, and I'll add some new bits in the coming days. 

For you all to consider, but also it would be a big help if you passed on the word too. Thanks!

http://www.salgoodsam.com/store/products/category/art/
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More or less, getting all the linework down for the last few pages of the next big chunk of Dracula Son of the Dragon. Hope you enjoy, share it with all your friends!
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Absolutely brilliant!   Wish I could ink that fast, haha. 
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Roving documentarian Jamie Coville has posted some new photos & audio from the first King Con, in Kingston Ont, Canada. Also this silly clip of Star Wars Cosplayers invading the library.  It’s begging for dubbing…

The science fiction, fantasy, gaming, & comic book convention took place March 13 to the 15 at the Kingston Public Library, with some events happening in other nearby locations.

I had considered going to this myself but didn’t get it together fast enough.
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Hmm, nice theory but I doubt the vertical shafts of stone as shown, and wooden lock doors, would ever tolerate the kind of water pressure they would have to hold up to. At the halfway point, doing some rough calculations using tables i found, the shafts already hold 7086.624 square feet of it = about 3070 pounds per inch squared if I did that right?
I would bet the bottoms would be bursting before they even got that far and wood doors would jam under the weight. Also a quick google search coincidently puts the load bearing limit of some woods at about the same psi, so depending on what kind they used this is where the lock doors would start to simply splinter. This would also require a pumping mechanism to get the water up there faster than they would lose it vie leaks in the system or in the event of an accidental draining of the shaft or worse upper level pool as well. Some clever thinking though, if they had a way to make cement interlocking tubular walls, maybe it was doable! ;)
[coincidently, they did have cement. but we'd have found some of them i'd think by now if they made cement culverts and high pressure tubes.] 
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This episode I talk at some length about the process of developing a recent illustration for a Play, ‘random’, by debbie tucker green. A reading of it is being mounted by a theater production group I work with, Imago, in collaboration with the Black…
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travelling, on twos, feet or wheels, as often as I can
Introduction

Salgood Sam is Max Douglas backwards and two letters changed.

Born in 1970 I grew up in Toronto, the child of young bohemians growing up absurd. When I was 27 I moved to Montreal thinking it was the start of my travelling phase. That was 1997 and I'm still here.
 I've lived and worked as an artist since I was 19. Most of the second half of my life drawing comics, illustrations, a bit of sculpture with plans for more. Painting, zine publishing, and making things. A few years ago I started including writing as a job title; recently actually feels like maybe it's true. And for a while I've dabbled in content editing on-line.

I started my professional comics life in the early 90's after doing a little bit of work in B-move FX and gaming monster designs, working for Marvel on a few horror & sci-fi books. Took me about 4 years before realizing the WFH scene was the wrong path for me. By '96 I struck off looking for more meaningful work. 

Since then I've worked in animation a bit here and there. And when I can find it I enjoy illustration work quite a lot. Probably my favourite thing to do for pay so far and I love the combination of design and art in a good illustration project where I'm given the latitude to be creative. Always interested in this kind of work so please do consider my portfolio if your looking for an artist. 

A computer camp kid in the 80's I always liked messing with them, but being poor it took a while to get my hands on one full time. The first box I owned was a 92 Mac LC II. Not the most powerful machine by far but I squeezed a lot of it, it was a loyal tool. The OS6 on it is a bit corrupted but it still technically works, I keep it bagged in the closet. Did some desk top publishing, sound editing for radio, and was one of the first to use a computer to manipulate my comics art [see my work on saint sinner, the character "Kento Canto, the inter-dimensional acrobat" was a bassic Photoshop joby] and around 1994 I briefly served as the in house graphics guy for a ISP start up called hub.org, they didn't really use me for very much, dial up bandwidth and all that, but I've been messing around with building web sites ever since, mostly for fun.

Also for fun: starting around '90 or so, till 96, I engineered & produced a weekly oddball variety radio show on CIUT 89.5 FM, first called Signal to Noise, then later Channel Zero. Once a week I'd wrangle comedians, spoken word artists, musicians and our hosts for an hour for fun. It was mostly, while I was never a pro I think I managed to do a decent job of it. I keep my hand in the AV club still now and then. Not to long ago I did a stint as Editor for The Indie Spinner Rack pod cast while Charlito was in a one man play, and for a few podcasts on my blog Sequential.

Despite the early set backs in WFH comics, I've keep my storytelling apatite sated with a few personal projects, & select graphic novels and one shots that mean something to me. That quest for a cretin feeling flavour and depth led me to draw and self published a very well received collection of short stories called RevolveЯ One in 2004, For which I was nominated for "Best Emerging Talent" in the inaugural Doug Wright Awards. it's since evolved into a webcomics anthology you can read here
After that I illustrated the bloody Vampirate tale, Sea of Red: No Grave But The Sea, and worked on Mr. Comics' REVOLUTION on the PLANET OF THE APES.

In 2007 at TCAF I had the pleasure to launch a critically acclaimed post rapture graphic novel with DIY author Jim Munroe, titled Therefore Repent! I was invited to contribute to the Tori Amos mega comic's anthology, Comic Book Tattoo, and I'm working on a number of new short stories along side of my current graphic novel project, Dream Life that will be completed with the help of a grant I received from the Canadian council for the arts.  Work Salgood work. All things Salgood can be found at salgoodsam.com

Bragging rights
Shares in an Eisner Award, and a Harvey Award, for the 2008 anthology graphic novel Comic Book Tattoo in which he Collaborated with author Mark Sable on the story "up side down". And a shares in the nomination of POPGUN 4 for two Harvey Awards: Best Anthology and Best Single Issue or Story! Awarded a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts in early 2006 and again in 2011: Grants for Professional Writers: Creative Writing. Also Nominated for the 2005 Prix Expozine in the English Comics category. www.expozine.ca And Nominated for Best Emerging Talent for the 2005 TCAF Doug Wright Awards in Toronto. www.wrightawards.ca
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Drawing, design, storytelling, editing, a little bit of this, a little bit of that, art.
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  • IDW Publishing
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SHORT CUTS #1: Parliament shooting/Amanda Bynes/Barbara Kay
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Emma Rose Teitel of Macleans Magazine talks about the myth of superior Canadian breaking news coverage and the different rules the media has

We all knew about Jian
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Roberto Veri used to work for CBC's Q with Jian Ghomeshi. He witnessed harassment that he never reported, until now. Also: the extraordinary

Hark! Kate Beaton
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Cartoonist Kate Beaton is an exemplary weirdo. Her webcomic about Canadian historical figures and other ephemera has gained a worldwide foll

Salgood Sam
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Salgood Sam is the pen name of Canadian artist Max Douglas. Born in 1970, he started out in the early 1990s at the end of the American black

Revolution in Kiev, Ukraine
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In the last days I received multiple requests to translate my posts for foreign readers, as they have very limited information about the hap

Boom Breakfast & Co
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April 27: Paleo-fantasy | Quirks & Quarks with Bob McDonald | CBC Radio
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The idea that we are best suited biologically to a Paleolithic diet and lifestyle seems to make sense at first. After all, modern Homo Sapie

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Hey Kids, Comix! #44
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C-List | Interviews | New Books | Best Sellers | Comics | Op-Ed | Social Ink | Links NEW Art sample by James Simpkins circa 1953 - submit yo

Sequential | Canadian Comics News & Culture
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C-List | Interviews | New Books | Best Sellers | Comics | Op-Ed | Social Ink | Links NEW The Fall logo background came from Dave Sim's High

The Google+ Project
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The Google+ project makes sharing online more like sharing in real life. Take the interactive tour for a quick look at five of the first key

Kickstarter: Dracula - Son of the Dragon - Home - Comic Bastards
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Jeff Lemire lands one of the last Eagle Awards
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Koyama Press Announces Diary Comics #4 by Dustin Harbin
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TCAF Offers Tokyo Exhibit Space to Canadian Cartoonists
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Marc is a Gentlemen and big booster of local artists, and he keeps a nice book shop. If you're living in the area you should drop by and get some comics!
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
I'm biased as an artist they support, but they have a pretty great looking comics collection. I didn't really have time to look too close, but saw some cool things on the shelves. Had a nice launch event for my new book there this week, seemed like a family around the shop. And Alex and his partner at the shop were really nice!
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
One of the best 24hr joints in town, not fine dinning but good quality for a diner and nice people. Breakfast ANY time. Late at night you get a lot of the club crowds, the rest of the time it's pretty chill and upbeat. Some kitsch int design, look for the pigs and the clocks. Poutines are large and good! Also not a half bad if a bit small hamburgers. I quite like their steak haché club sandwich though. Think big double decker hamburger cut in 4, with nice helping of fries. Get it with cheese and sauce on the side for the fries. can be swapped out for a small poutine if you think the gut can take it. Coffee is OK, nothing special but the cups are plentiful. Haven't tried the espresso but they have it.
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
I really like this place, it's not very big so busy nights it's hard to get a seat. But of the three or four dishes i've tried it's always been very good. Would not call it authentic, it's a mixed bag of different styles of Asian noodle dishes in a Japanese influenced setting, some seats at a low counter and small tables with floor mats. Nice atmosphere for a date or intimate diner with a few friends. Menu even had a couple gluten free options [rice noodles].
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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The closest local pet shop for me, small, run by nice people, very well stocked, and not just a Dog place either! they have a chill resident cat, a friendly lazy stray they took in. And are very helpful whenever i've needed something for one of my three cats. They have a limited line of foods, but most of the best quality ones and none of the junk. Likewise for most other things you would need for a dog or cat. A great local privately run shop!
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Went to diner with family from out of town here, food was very good. It's a small, well run bistro, heavy on the meets of course but with a nice selection of options just the same - also, very good prices. Nice little hidden gem.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Once a really good local diner so loved by locals they never even needed to put up a proper sign. Open for decades, i was a regular from 97 to 2004 when i moved to far away to make it easy to go. It was still good but after a hart attack Peter the owner got tired of running it. It shut down for 6 months in 2010 or so. It was reopened by some of the old kitchen staff who rented it from Peter, but they really didn't hit the mark - the regular crowds had found other places to go, those that came back to check it out found it was off - atmosphere was almost creepy it was so sterile, with the exception of a large painting I did for peter in 2001, all the personal touches were gone, even people who had never been before could feel something was off. And the food was really, just bad. Then after about a year it was burned down under suspicious circumstances. Sad end to a great diner. Dusty's, you will be missed.
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago