In the late1970’s he was doing advertising layouts in Toronto as well as editorial cartoons for three southern Ontario newspapers. He was a regular contributor to Gene Day’s Dark Fantasy and known for his finely detailed and often humorous illustrations in other similar publications. Although he claimed these were a hobby he was nominated for a Balrog Award for his work on the Donald Grant edition of John Buchan’s The Far Lands. He considered Gene Day an inspiration and influence.
“Slaughter House Passing.” Writ., Gene Day. Gene Day’s Black Zeppelin, 1-2, June 1985: 8-12.
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“ James DeMille: Canadian Pilgrim Through Space and Time.” Writ., John Bell. Borealis, 1-2, Spring 1979: 9.
“Biography.” Gene Day’s Black Zeppelin, 1-2, June 1985: 7.