Joel Duggan

Cartoonist and Illustrator!


Joel is a cartoonist, illustrator and podcaster living in his home town of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

With a career spanning over fifteen years, Joel has worked with a wide range of clients in animation, comics, and illustration from local Halifax small businesses to larger clients like College Humor in New York City. His work has been published online and in print and in 2012 he self published a collection his webcomic Starcrossed.

As a podcaster Joel has recorded over 500 episodes of creative content. The Citadel Cafe is a round table discussion of pop and geek culture publishing weekly since 2011. Comics Coast to Coast is a long running weekly podcast on the FrogPants Podcast Network where Joel joins Brian Dunaway and Matthew Ducharme to discuss the creative process with a special guest. Comics Coast to Coast is celebrating ten years in 2017!

Joel is also a designer and publisher. His small press imprint, Forge Publishing, focuses on creator owned, independent art books. Daily Paintings The Art of Piper Thibodeau, a collection of bright and beautiful character designs, and Ink Tank, a mesmerizing collection of black and white art from Robb Mommaerts are both due out later this year.

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