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Introducing Raeside

Image Credit: Raeside
May 30, 2014 - 6:59 AM

Infotel News is pleased to present one of B.C.'s best cartoons by legendary cartoonist Adrian Raeside.

Starting Monday, you will find Raeside right here Monday to Thursday. Jonesie by Marshall Jones moves to Monday next week.

Born in 1957 in Dunedin, New Zealand. At the age of 15 he moved with his parents to England then on to Canada, where he worked at various jobs from loading grain ships in Thunder Bay, to surveying on the West Coast. Editorial Cartoonist for the Victoria Times Colonist for 35 years, Raeside's editorial cartoons have appeared in over 400 newspapers and magazines worldwide.

In 1988, Raeside began producing animated editorial cartoons for the CBC Journal, going on to create, direct and produce dozens of animated shows for Turner Broadcasting and Children's Television Workshop - adapting Jim Henson Muppet characters for animation. Raeside left the animation production business in 1992 but is still actively involved in projects, writing scripts for various animated series, including Atomic Betty, The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers and Kid vs. Kat.

Raeside is the author of fourteen books. Among them: There Goes the Neighbourhood - An Irreverent History of Canada, The Demeted Decade and 5 Twisted Years. He also wrote and illustrated the popular Dennis the Dragon series of children's books, soon to be re-released.
Return to Antarctica, an account of his grandfather's role in the famous 1910 race to the South Pole, was published by JW Wiley & Sons, fall 2009, along with a TV documentary based on his book.

No Sailing Waits and Other Ferry Tales- 30 years of Raeside BC Ferries Cartoons was published by Harbour Publishing in May 2012 and was on the BC Bestseller list for over 6 weeks. The Rainbow Bridge - A Visit to Pet Paradise is now in bookstores. It's a heartwarming tale of a boy and his dog and the special unbreakable bond between them. This is the book for anyone who has ever loved and lost a pet.

Tails Don't Lie - A Decade of Dog Cartoons (70 in Dog Years) a collection of dog-related cartoons was published by Harbour Publishing, spring 2013 and spent over 6 months on the BC Bestseller list.

Adrian Raeside is drunk pretty much most of the time and lives in Whistler, BC.

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