Gerry Porter: Cautiously Pessimistic

BY NQ

November 2019

Gerry Porter was a talented visual artist, designer, and humorist who made an indelible impact on the St. John’s arts scene.

He died in 2016, and on Sunday December 1st, a website of his work is being launched at The LSPU Hall, from 4 pm to 6 pm.

The website contains hundreds of Gerry’s cartoons, comics, posters, memes, and for his on-line followers, an archive of his twitter feed and news haikus.

Q and A with Robert Finley

BY Rebecca Cohoe

Tell me about the upcoming publication. Aptly titled, Best Kind collects twelve pieces out of the creative non-fiction workshops we run in MUN’s creative writing programs. Some of the authors…

POWER/GRID: Graphic Depictions of War

BY Andrew Loman

“I chose a grid-system rather than free-form because it was a history. To me there’s something very stable about the nine-panel grid and I wanted that feeling for it.” So said the St John’s cartoonist Wallace Ryan, explaining the page design he has chosen for The Narrow Way, a graphic memoir about his grandfather’s experiences as a soldier in World War 1.