Saturday, May 21, 2011

Toronto Artist Matthew Brown's 'Fear Itself'

About varanasipenguin
Matthew Brown was born in Toronto, Canada in 1972 and studied Theatre at Concordia University in Montreal for from 1991 to 1994. During that time Gogo Guy published his mini-comic book Fear Itself.

Varanasi is his favourite place, a holy city on the bank of the Ganges River. At the same time it is noisy, dirty, smelly, hot and chaotic, it is also beautiful and twangs your inner consciousness.

Poopsie the Penguin is a cartoon character he created in 1989. He is featured in a 202-page comic retrospective called Fear Itself published by Editions TRIP and launched at the TCAF (Toronto Comic Arts Festival) on May 7 and 8, 2011.