Salgood Sam is a comics artist with over 25 years experience crafting sequential art for both love and money. He has worked as Work For Hire talent, in addition to serving as an editor, and in the art restoration of classic comics. In recent years, he has financed his independent graphic novels through grants and crowdfunding. He is personally familiar with nearly all aspects of the art form.
Starting early in the 90s he was employed by Marvel and DC Comics as a freelancer on titles such as ‘Saint Sinner’, ‘Clive Barker's Nightbreed’, ‘Doctor Strange’, ‘Morbius: the Living Vampire’, ‘Ghost Rider 2099’, ‘Spider-Man 2099’, ‘Wonder Woman’, ‘Ghostbusters’, and ‘Terminator’.
He’s best known today for his work on ‘Sea of Red’ (Image Comics) and the graphic novels ‘Therefore, Repent!’ (IDW/NMK) and ‘Dream Life | a late coming of age’ (Self Published/Kickstarter). He also lent a hand restoring Frank King’s classic comic strip Gasoline Alley for Drawn and Quarterly, and currently self-publishes his own comics anthology series ‘Revolver Quarterly’, showcasing a wide variety of drawing and narrative styles. As an independent publisher, he has run three successful crowdfunding campaigns.
Additionally he helped found both the Monthly Toronto Comic Jam, the Monthly Montreal Comic Jam, the comics news site Sequential, and is the recipient of three grants in addition to serving on Peer Jury for the Canadian Council for the Arts, judging graphic novel grant applications. Salgood is also an experienced and popular teacher at Syn Studio.