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Paul Bristow
www.stramashed.co.uk
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The Stowaways
Last year, myself and artist Mhairi M Robertson, worked with Primary 6/7s in Ardgowan Primary School Greenock, to adapt a local story into a comic. The story we chose to adapt, was the tragic tale of the Stowaways on the Arran; seven young boys hid aboard a...

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The Stowaways
In 2016 as part of the Heritage Inverclyde - A Quest For Learning project, Mhairi and I worked with pupils from Ardgowan Primary School, to begin adapting the tragic tale of the Arran Stowaways as a graphic novel. Our version of the story is taken from the ...

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Magic Torch 2016 Review
22 Pages Exhibition Artwork - Mhairi M Robertson 2016 was, lets be fair, a pretty rubbish year on many levels. However, in between the moments of inescapable darkness, teetering over chasms of endless despair, Magic Torch did have great fun with our project...

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Superpower Christmas
With the help of a wisecracking, steampunk robot, two accidental superheroes discover that they have inherited some amazing, if unusual, abilities. Computer whiz Megan can fly (mostly sleep-flying, but she's working on it) while her best friend Cam can (in ...

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From Heritage to Creativity / ECAF Community Comics
In November, we're delighted to be presenting on the work of Magic Torch Comics at two fantastic events. On Saturday November 19th , we'll be up in Inverness at the From Heritage to Creativity workshop in association with Scotland's Urban Past  and the Dare...

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The Skeleton Key
There's a war on. Well, two wars really. There's the one everyone knows about with soldiers and bombers and there's the other one, with spells, magical swords, zombies and giant ravens. The Rowan Tree Legion are here to help us win both. The Skeleton Key is...

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Yokai Work Experience
Alucard by Adam Leith Back in September, Magic Torch were delighted to have Adam Leitch from Inverclyde Academy along on his work experience. Adam is an artist, and so we gave him a brief script to work on - a lot to get done in a week...here's some of Adam...

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Go Yer Own Galoshans
  We have been out and about distributing copies of our Galoshans Play  to every Primary School in Inverclyde, every pupil will get a free copy - and hopefully some folks will begin performing their own versions of the play again. Copies will also be availa...

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The Skeleton Key
There's a war on, well, two wars really. There's the one everyone knows about, with soldiers and bombers and then there's the other one, with spells, magical swords, zombies and giant ravens. The Rowan Tree Legion are here to help us win both. The Skeleton ...

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Galoshans and Beyond...
I love this time of the year, autumn into Hallowe'en and then straight on til Christmas. So I'm especially pleased to be out and about a bit over the next few months. If you are around, why not come and say hello. On Friday 28th October, I'm in Greenock Cen...
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