Torres, J (Whitby)

Award-winning comic book and graphic novel writer. Middle grades. J.’s rate is $350 for one session, $650 for two, $950 for three, plus travel outside of GTA.

J. has written for all the major North American comic book publishers including Archie, Dark Horse, DC, Image, and Marvel Comics. He currently writes the Chirp comic in Chirp Magazine. His creator-owned graphic novels include Alison Dare, Bigfoot Boy, and DoGooders among others. He has also written for children’s books and magazines, as well as animation and television.

His presentation is intended for grades 3 to 6. He talks about writing comics and graphic novels, how stories go from script to art to the printed book, and ends with a fun reading involving audience participation. He requires a projector or smart board and preferably a laptop although he can usually bring his MacBook. He prefers groups of no larger than 60 students per presentation but is flexible. Presentation time is approximately 45-60 minutes with optional Q&A, signing, and book sales upon request. Email us to book J. Torres: