Buddha on the road, by Colin Upton
Buddha on the Road #2 (1996)

Colin Upton was born in Winnipeg, but spent most of his childhood in West Vancouver. He was one of the most notable artists of the Canadian small-press movement between 1985 to 1988. He published dozens of mini-comics, many of which portrayed his encounters with Vancouver street people and other marginal characters.

Budha on the Road, by Colin Upton
Buddha on the Road #2 (1996)

In 1990, he released the autobiographical comic 'Big Thing', that was soon picked up by Fantagraphics Books. When Fantagraphics cancelled the titles after four issues, Upton returned to mini-comics and continued to do an occasional story for anthologies. In 1995 Upton began 'Buddha on the Road', an anti-religious adventure epic of which six issues appeared.

Buddha on the Road, by Colin Upton

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