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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 27th festival is shaping up to be one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!
Jason Loo is a Toronto-based cartoonist behind the Pitiful Human-Lizard comic series. He has contributed short comics for the Monstrosity comic anthology by Alterna Press as well as the third volume to the Toronto Comics Anthology. He has also done freelance illustration work for This Magazine, National Post, Globe and Mail, and 24 magazine.
Toronto’s got a new superhero!
And he’s pitiful!
Lucas Barrett is an office clerk by day and struggling superhero on evenings and weekends. Since costume repairs and his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes strain his tight budget, Lucas volunteers as a test subject for a pharmaceutical company’s trial painkiller. After a disgusting ordeal leaves Lucas with newfound powers, the Human-Lizard is ready to take on any challenge that awaits him—from a supervillain interrupting his first date to dealing with monster-related transit delays!