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Troy Little (Fear & Loathing, Angora Napkin) at DCAF 2017!

Known by some as the all-around man of action, Troy Little is a three time Eisner nominee and Harvey nominee. Troy began a career in animation after graduating from the Interpretive Illustration course at Sheridan College in Ontario, Canada. In 2000 he began self-publishing his comic series Chiaroscuro which garnered him both a Xeric and PEICA grant and was eventually collected by IDW Publishing in 2007.

His second book, Angora Napkin was published in 2009 with IDW and was nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award (Best Publications for Teens) in 2010. Angora Napkin was also developed as an animated pilot for Teletoon, Canada which was broadcast Halloween night in 2010. Angora Napkin: The Golden McGuffin, the weekly web serial was launched in 2012. Angora Napkin: Harvest of Revenge was published by IDW in 2013 and nominated for an Eisner as well (Best Lettering).

In 2013 Troy took on The Powerpuff Girls re-launch as series writer/artist/colourist.

In 2014 he began adapting Hunter S. Thompson’s cult classic novel “Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas” for IDW / Top Shelf and was published in October, 2015. It was nominated for an Eisner, Harvey and also won a Gold PubWest Book Design Award. His comic credits also include shorts and cover work on Judge Dredd, X-Files, Uncle Grandpa, The Amazing World of Gumball, Diablo House, Animal Noir and more.

Troy lives in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island with his twin daughters Alicen, Hayden and son Nathan. He is married to comic artist Brenda Hickey.

Brenda Hickey (My Little Pony) will be at DCAF 2017

DCAF is very happy to announce that Brenda Hickey will be at this year’s festival on August 13th!

Brenda Hickey is a cartoonist from PEI who is best known for her work on IDW’s My Little Pony series. Currently, she is illustrating the new My Little Pony: Legends of Magic series that began serialising in April 2017. Upcoming work includes Top Shelf graphic novel Ward’s Valley (2018) as well as some dabbling in the self-publishing world with her mini-series Tatian in Halls of the Turnip King.

See more of her work at
http://crazyary.yolasite.com/

DCAF exhibitor applications now available

The 2017 exhibitor application is now available!

Download it here, print, fill it out and send it in!
Or e-mail (to calum@strangeadventures.com) and it can be sent to you.

We’re working on a googledocs version as well.

DCAF 2017 date set – Sunday August 13th!


Save the date! Mark you calendars! DCAF 2017 is scheduled for Sunday, August 13th! We’ll have exhibitor applications available soon along with guest news and more!

Hope to see you at the 6th annual Dartmouth Comic Arts Festival!

DCAF 2016 in photos

Thanks to The Stoodio / Stoo Metz for the photos!