FREEMAN George

FREEMAN George

He worked as illustrator and writer with Richard Comely on the “Captain Canuck” project.

In 1991 he inked Elric published by First Comics. Subsequently he worked for DC and Marvel on characters like “Batman”, “Green Lantern”, “Aquaman”, “Jack ‘o’ Hearts” and “The Avengers”. In 2010 he was inducted into th “Canadian Comic Book Hall Of Fame”.

WORK:

TEAM EFFORT:

BOOK GRAPHIC COLLECTION:

Content:

Serial Captain Canuck:

Captain Canuck, vol. 1. Collects Captain Canuck material from the Calgary period.. Idea & Design Works Publishing, June 2009.

Captain Canuck, vol. 2. Collects Captain Canuck material from the Calgary period.. Idea & Design Works Publishing, Dec. 2009.

Captain Canuck. Compendium 1975 – 1981. A collection of the first 14 issues of the Captain Canuck Chapter House Comics, July 2015.

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC:

Content:

Serial Captain Canuck:

“Behind the Mask.” Writ..Richard Comely. Illus., George Freeman. Col., George Freeman & Jean Claude St Aubin. Captain Canuck, 1- 4, July-Aug.1979: 1-18.

“Trap of Gold: The Search.” Writ., Pen., Col.& Let., R. Comely In. & Col., G. Freeman. Captain  Canuck: 1-6, Oct.-Nov. 1979: 1-18.

“Ruse.” Writ., R. Comely. Illus., G. Freeman. Captain Canuck, 1-7, Dec.-Jan. 1979.: 1-18.

“Space Watch Death Watch: pt 1.” Writ. & Illus., G. Freeman. Writ. & Let., R. Comely. Col., G. Freeman & J.C. St. Aubin. Captain Canuck, 1-8, Feb.-Mar.1980:1-18.

“Space Watch Death Watch: pt 2.” Writ.& Let., R. Comely. Illus., G. Freeman. Col., J.C. St. Aubin. Captain Canuck, 1-9, Apr.-May 1980:1-18.

“Masquerade.” Writ.& Let., R. Comely. Illus., Col., G. Freeman & J.C. St. Aubin. Captain Canuck, 1-10, July-Aug. 1980: 1-18.

“Chariots of Fire: ch. 1, Operation Extermination.” Writ., R. Comely. Pen., G. Freeman. In.& Col., G. Freeman & J.C. St Aubin. Captain Canuck, 1-11, Sept.-Oct. 1980: 1-18.

“Chariots of Fire: ch. 2, Time Factor.” Writ., R. Comely & G. Freeman. Illus., G. Freeman. Captain Canuck, 1-12, Nov.-Dec. 1980: 1-18.

“Chariots of Fire: ch. 3, “Exiles.” Writ., R. Comely & G. Freeman. Illus., G. Freeman. Let., & Col., J.C. St Aubin. Captain Canuck, 1-13, Jan.-Feb. 1981: 1-26.

“Fire-Fight.” Car., G. Freeman. Let. & Col., J.C. St Aubin. Captain Canuck, 1-14, Mar.-Apr.1981: 1- 19. Captain Canuck, 1-15, Not published. Manuscript only.

ILLUSTRATOR:

BOOK GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Sketch Book:

“Strike & Bolt.” Moonshot. Alternate History Comics Inc., 2015: 162.

Story:

“Blizzard House.” Writ., Nicholas Burns. Kindzierski & Lurie E. Smith. Arctic Comics. Renegade Arts Entertainment, 2016.

“Strike & Bolt.” Writ., Michael Sheyahshe. Moonshot. Alternate History Comics Inc., 2015: 79-90.

BOOK GRAPHIC COLLECTION:

Cover:

Book Captain Canuck:

Front: Illus., George Freeman. Captain Canuck, vol. 1. Idea & Design Works Publishing, June 2009.

Front: Illus., George Freeman. Captain Canuck, vol. 2. Idea & Design Works Publishing, Dec. 2009.

Front: Illus., George Freeman. Captain Canuck: Compendium 1975 – 1981. Chapter House Comics, July 2015.

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC;

Cover:

Front: Captain Canuck.
1-6, Oct.-Nov. 1979

1-7, Dec.-Jan. 1979

1-8, Feb.-Mar.1980.

1-9, Apr.-May 1980

1-10, July-Aug. 1980.

1-11, Sept.-Oct. 1980.

1-12, Nov.-Dec. 1980.

1-13, Jan.-Feb. 1981.

1-14, Mar.-Apr.1981

Front: Captain Canuck, First Summer Special, July-Sept. 1980.

Front, cover E: Captain Canuck, 1, May 2015. Print. (Big B Comics)

Front, cover A: All-New Classic Captain Canuck.
1, Mar. 2016. 2, May 2016. 3, Oct. 2016.

Content:

Serial Captain Canuck traditional as backup feature:

“Captain Canuck Case File.” Writ. & Let., Ed Brisson. Captain Canuck, 0/ Free Comic Book Day Edition, May 2015. This short feature joins the current serial to the serial in the first 15 issues of Captain Canuck, re-establishes his conflict with aliens and places him in the 1980’s.

Serial Captain Canuck traditional moves to own periodical:

Captain Canuck, 0, Feb. 2016 is a collection of three backup stories. See CAPTAIN CANUCK .

“Time Chase pt. 1,” Writ. & Let., Ed Brisson. Col., Laurie Smith. All-New Classic Captain Canuck. Captain Canuck, 1, Mar. 2016.

“Time Chase pt. 2,” Writ. & Let., Ed Brisson. Col., Laurie Smith. All-New Classic Captain Canuck. Captain Canuck, 12 May 2016.

Story Captain Canuck:

“Faith in Those Few.” Writ., Peter Dawes. Col., J.C. St. Aubin. Let., R. Comely. Captain Canuck, First Summer Special, July-Sept. 1980: 4-9.

“The Money Run.” Writ. & Let., R. Comely. Col., J.C. St. Aubin. Captain Canuck, First Summer Special, July-Sept. 1980: 16-25.

“True North.” Writ., Richard Comely. Let., George Freeman. Col., G. Freeman & Laurie Smith. Captain Canuck Summer Special no. 1, Canada Day Edition, 2014.

Strip cartoon:

“A sneak preview [of the Captain Canuck comic strip]: Balckwater.” Writ., R. Comely. Captain Canuck, First Summer Special, July-Sept. 1980: 15.

PERIODICAL TEXT:

Cover:

Inside back: Borealis, 1-1, Summer 1978: 27.

Inside front: Borealis 1-2, Spring 1979:2.

 

PENCILLER:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC:

Content:

Story Captain Canuck:

“Nightmares.” Writ. & Let., R. Comely. In., J.C. St Aubin, Verne Andrusiek & G. Freeman. Colo., J.C. St. Aubin & G. Freeman. Captain Canuck, First Summer Special, July-Sept. 1980: 37-63.

INKER:

BOOK GRAPHIC:

Content:

Story:

“My Northern Summer Vacation.” Writ. & Pen., Nicholas Burns. Col., Lovern Kindzierski & Michele Buchanan.Let., Gudrunb Rohatgi & Ron Muns. .Arctic Comics. Rankin Inlet: Nick Burns, 1986: 1-13.

Story Captain Canuck:

“Captain Canuck Enter The Crime Stopper.” Writ., Richard Comely. Pen., Tom Grummett. Col. George Freeman & Laurie Smith. Captain Canuck Enter Crime Stopper, 1 Mac’s, Jan. 2016. In association with Ontario Crime Stoppers Association of Ontario and Mac’s Milk.

CO-ILLUSTRATOR:

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC:

Content:

Serial Captain Canuck (traditional):

“Time Chase pt. 3,” Writ. & Let., Ed Brisson. Illus., With Dave Ross. Col., Laurie Smith. All-New Classic Captain Canuck. Captain Canuck, 3, Oct. 2016.

CO-ILLUSTRATOR /CO-WRITER:

BOOK GRAPHIC COLLECTION:

Content:

Serial:

Beyond: The Meadan Quest. Includes first six published episodes Captain Canuck 9-12, 14, plus unpublished episode 7. Two new episodes by writer R. Comely, illustrator G. Freeman and colourist Laurie Smith complete the story. Chapter House Comics, 2015.

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC:

Content:

Serial:

“Beyond.” Co-writ., R. Comely, J. C. St Aubin & G. Freeman. Illus., J. C. St. Aubin. Capt. Canuck,1-12, Nov./Dec. 1980.

“Beyond.” Co-writ., G. Freeman, J. C. & Jacqueline St Aubin. Illus., J. C. St. Aubin. Capt.Canuck,1-14, Mar./Apr.. 1981.

“Beyond.” Co-writ., G. Freeman, J.C. & J. St Aubin. &. Illus., J. C. St. Aubin. Capt.Canuck,1-15.Was never published but appears as the fifth installment in the collected Beyond.

SOURCE:

Book graphic:

“Biographies.” Moonshot. Alternate History Comics Inc., 2015:170.

“Forward.” Beyond: The Meadan Quest. Writ., R. Comely. Chapter House Comics, 2015: 1.

 

Newspaper:

“Here’s your guide to superheroes of Canadian comics.” Toronto Star, 27 Feb.1987: D6.

GALLERY:

See CAPTAIN CANUCK

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Borealis, 1-1, Summer 1978: Inside back cover.

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Borealis, 1-2, Spring 1979: Inside front cover.