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ARCTIC COMICS

by (author) Michael Kusugak & Jose Kusugak

by (artist) Germaine Arnaktauyok

Publisher
Renegade Arts Entertainment
Initial publish date
May 2016
Category
General
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781987825039
    Publish Date
    May 2016
    List Price
    $17.99

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Description

Arctic Comics is a full-colour anthology containing tales of myth, adventure and humour, told at the top of the world

Written and drawn by Inuit, Northerners, and other Canadians

Including Kiviuq Versus Big Bee, Jose Kusugak and Germaine Arnaktauyok's magical recount of an Inuit legend, On Waiting, a story by award-winning children's author Michael Kusugak and illustrated by watercolourist Susan Shirley, Nicholas Burns and George Freeman's Blizzard House, an arctic science fiction adventure, The Great Slo-Pitch Massacre, a humorous tale of young love gone wrong and Film Nord, a farcical detective story starring an Inuk RCMP officer, both written and drawn by Nicholas Burns

About the authors

MICHAEL KUSUGAK grew up in Repulse Bay, NWT (now Nunavut).During his childhood, his family travelled by dog sled, living a traditionalInuit lifestyle. He is the author of seven picture books, including NorthernLights: The Soccer Trails, winner of the Ruth Schwartz Award; Hide andSeek; My Arctic 1, 2, 3; and Baseball Bats for Christmas;and was co-writer of A Promise Is a Promise (with RobertMunsch). Michael Kusugak lives in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

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Germaine Arnaktauyok is an Inuit artist and illustrator, best known for her prints and etchings depicting Inuit myths and traditional ways of life. In 1999, she designed the special edition two-dollar coin commemorating the founding of the territory of Nunavut. She is the co-author, with Gyu Oh, of My Name is Arnaktauyok: The Life and Art of Germaine Arnaktauyok. She lives in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

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