Robot Hugs is one of my favourite web comic artists. One day on Twitter they offered to draw some sketches of people’s pets, so I sent in a photo of my pet rat Valentina and they drew me this. I LOVE IT.
Today I had a yarn with Jesse Mulligan on RNZ Afternoons about ngā pakiwaituhi o Aotearoa, NZ comics.
If I’m perfectly honest it was all a ruse to have an excuse to talk about my pet rat Albus who was filmed for Tragicomic, a web comic slash web series by The Candle Wasters. Go Albus!
As is only right and fitting, Orville has been invited to be the Ghost of Honour at LexiCon, NZ’s 38th national science fiction and fantasy convention. Here is the text of the short bio I have supplied for the con book: