MARTZ John

MARTZ John

The works of this Toronto cartoonist and illustrator have appeared in Canadian Notes and Queries, The Globe and Mail, MAD Magazine, Maisonneuve. He won the 2013 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Story for his graphic story Gold Star. He has illustrated several picture books including an adaption of Abbott and Costello’s Who’s On First. He has created a wordless online cartoon strip called “Machine Gun”. He is author of Destination X (Nobrow Press 2013).

For the 2016 International Festival of Authors, he and Jon McNaught did graphic versions of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 12 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

WORK:

CARTOONIST:

BOOK GRAPHIC:

Content:

Story:

Destination X. Nobrow Press, 2013.

Burt’s Way Home. Koyama Press, September 2016.

BOOK GRAPHIC COLLECTION:

Content:

Story:

A Cat Named Tim and Other Stories. Koyama Press, September 2014.

PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Story graphic:

“Untitled.” Descant, 164, Spring 2014: 84-91.

“The North Wing: Selections from the Lost Library of CanLit Graphic Novels: Episode Five: Robertson

Davies’ Fifth Business as Adapted by John Martz.” Canadian Notes & Queries, 84,  Winter/Spring 2012: 70-71.

ILLUSTRATOR:

BOOK GRAPHIC:

Cover:

Book front:

Destination X. Nobrow Press, 2013.

Burt’s Way Home. Koyama Press, September 2016.

BOOK GRAPHIC COLLECTION:

Cover:

Book front & back:

A Cat Named Tim and Other Stories. Koyama Press, September 2014.

PERIODICAL TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Cover:

 Front:

chickaDEE, 36-1, Jan./Feb. 2014.

Content:

History text:

“Goofy Gadgets and Crazy Contraptions.” Kayak, 34, v.4, 2010: 16-17.

SOURCE:

Periodical text:

Descant, 164, Spring 2014: 253.

Newspaper:

“Shakespeare’s Sonnet 12 as a graphic novel.” Writ., Nick Patch. Toronto Star, 29 Oct. 2016.