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The Syn-thology!

When I taught Making Comics at Syn Studio at the end of each semester the students work was curated and collected in to the the Syn-Thologies, here’s all 13 issues, from 14 classes! 


Syn-Thology, Vol.13! The Final vol of the Student Comics series collecting the completed work of students in Making Comics at Syn Studio in downtown Montreal! Class of 3/23/20 & Class of 9/9/20! The spring semester was interrupted by the Covid Pandemic and I never got around to putting their work together, so it’s been included in this grand final issue of the series.

Cover art : Louis Beaudoux.
Index art : Maxime Dimidschstein.

Class of 3/23/20
Pg#1 : Jeanneau Flore.
Pg#2 : Jeanneau Flore & Eva Bessette.
Pg#3-8 : Jeanneau Flore.
Pg#9-13 : Hans Peng.
Pg#14-16 : Johann Nea.
Pg#17-18 : Beth Hobe.
Pg#19 : Eugene Lee.
Pg#20-21 : Jeanneau Flore.
Pg#22-24 :Salgood Sam, instructors demos.
Class of 9/9/20
Pg#25 : Cath Chap & Rob Hungerford.
Page#26 : Yalda Jenabpour.
Pg#27 : Selma Kobal & Maxence Robard.
Pg#28 : Selma Kobal & Yalda Jenabpour.
Pg#29 : Yalda Jenabpour.
Pg#30 : Rob Hungerford,
Xuan-Xabier Huynh & Chris Provencher.
Pg#31 : Yalda Jenabpour.
Chris Provencher & Maxence Robard.
Pg#32 : Selma Kobal & Brenda Fuhrman.
Page#33 : Yalda Jenabpour.
Pg#34 : Xuan-Xabier Huynh & Nicola Gaiser.
Pg#35 : Brenda Fuhrman & Rob Hungerford.

Pg#36 : Selma Kobal,
Brenda Fuhrman & Cindy Ye.
Pg#37 : Brenda Fuhrman.
Pg#38 : Rob Hungerford & Xuan-Xabier Huynh.
Pg#39 : Xuan-Xabier Huynh & Cindy Ye.
Pg#40 : Kimia Mirjahani & Agathe Lartaud.
Pg#41 : Agathe Lartaud & Brenda Fuhrman.
Pg#42-43 : Louis Beaudoux.
Pg#44-49 : Agathe Lartaud.
Pg#50-57 : Selma Kobal.
Pg#58-68 : Rob Hungerford.
Pg#69-72 : Yalda Jenabpour.
Pg#73 : Brenda Fuhrman.
Pg#74-79 : Luiny Juliao.
Pg#80-84 : Nicola Gaiser.
Pg#85-88 : Chris Provencher.
Pg#89-97 : Kimia Mirjahani.
Pg#98-102 : Brenda Fuhrman.
Pg#103 : Xuan-Xabier Huynh.
Pg#104-105 : Selma Kobal.
Pg#106 : Xuan-Xabier Huynh.

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All works are copyright ©2020 by the authors, used here with permission in this collection for non-profit publication. Other than excerpts for purpose of review, no works within this publication are to be used separately without explicit permission, reproduced or sold in part or whole for profit. For inquiries contact [email protected]


Syn-Thology, Vol.12! The latest in this series collecting the completed work of students in Making Comics at Syn Studio in downtown Montreal!  Class of 06/12/19!

Cover art by Jonathan.D.Burrello.
Index : Exquisite Corpse by Gabriel Mokaddem & Jonathan.D.Burrello.
1.- Exquisite Corpse by Jonathan.D.Burrello & Gabriel Mokaddem.
2-3.- Strips by Marie-Astrid Colin, Vincent pelletier, & Jonathan.D.Burrello.
4-8. – The Frog and The Mirror by Gabriel Mokaddem.
9-11.- Mawais Herbe by Caroline Boyer.
12-15.- Lola & Jay type of day by Allan Michael.
16-18.- Short Story by F. Sophie Bérubé.
19-21.- Old Tupper by Vincent pelletier.
22-23. – YawÀ and pogo by Gerlie Monthervil.
24-26. – Notice Me by Jonathan Parent-Lévesque.
27. – Gags By Gerlie Monthervil & Vincent pelletier.
28-33. – The Traveler by Marie-Astrid Colin.
34-37. – Barb by Jonathan.D.Burrello.
38-42. Short story by Mathilde Chamussy.
43-50. The Wrong Astronaut Jam By the Whole Class!

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All works are copyright ©2018 by the authors, used here with permission in this collection for non-profit publication. Other than excerpts for purpose of review, no works within this publication are to be used separately without explicit permission, reproduced or sold in part or whole for profit. For inquiries contact [email protected]


Syn-Thology, Vol.11! The latest in this series collecting the completed work of students in Making Comics at Syn Studio in downtown Montreal!  Class of 12/05/18!

Cover art by Sophie Alp Alperstein
Index Illustration By Charlotte Galvao
Pg 3: Catch My Future By Jonatan Jiménez Karar
Pg 5: Wok’s Epic Odyssey! By Dori Ross
Pg 12: Russian Nights By Don McGravitas
Pg 15: Sunny By Sophie Alp Alperstein
Pg 19: The Hazards By Arielle Chatillon.
Pg 22: Saltimbanc By Charlotte Galvao
Pg 28: cloudy youth by Lucas Soulier
Pg 37: Kelly the Killer flower by Daniel Daris
Pg 52: Short stories by Daniel Daris
Pg 54: Short Stories by Stephen Allard
Pg 58: Untitled, unfinished manga adventure By Max Daessle
Pg 72: Untitled Three pager By Timothy Korzer
Pg 75: Spector: an intro By Mathew Clerici
Pg 76: The Mysterious Astronaut, a Class Jam Comic, by the class! Panels in order, by; Mathew Clerici, Jonatan Jiménez Karar, Daniel Daris, Jing Han, Margaret Nguyen, Stephen Allard, Timothy Korzer, Charlotte Galvao, Sophie Alp Alperstein, & Salgood Sam.

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Syn-Thology, Vol.10! The latest in this series collecting the completed work of students in Making Comics at Syn Studio in downtown Montreal!  Class of 06/14/18!

1. Haikus by Crystal Crow.
7. Haikus by Curtis Hendricks.
14. Haikus by Emilie Choiniere.
16. Haikus by Emilie Choiniere & Killian Cuffy.
17. Haikus by Aaron Loveday & Emilie Choiniere.
18. Haikus by Killian Cuffy.
19. Haikus by Aaron Loveday.
20. One page character intros by Curtis Hendricks.
22. The Hunter by Curtis Hendricks.
25. Short story by Aaron Loveday.
28. Dog Days by Crystal Crow.
33. King of Mars by Jordan Jardine.
38. Short story by Ana Carolina Machado.
41. Le Bar’o by Killian Cuffy.

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Syn-Thology, Vol.9! The latest in this series collecting the completed work of students in Making Comics at Syn Studio in downtown Montreal!  Class of 09/12/17

Cover art by course instructor Salgood Sam
Index page Haiku by Philippe Vaucher.
3. Haiku by Bogdan Anifrani.
4. Haikus by John Waggoner.
5. A Gag comic & Haiku by Philippe Vaucher.
6-7 Haikus by Philippe Vaucher.
8.- A Haiku by Philippe Vaucher.
9.- A Haiku by Philippe Vaucher & a comic by Tetiana Zaitseva.
10.- Skater by Tetiana Zaitseva.
15.- Kyrie by Sofian Mourchid.
16.- Introducing Fly-Men by Luca Galben.
19.- Choice, that’s the killer by John Waggoner.
20-21.- Haikus by Bogdan Anifrani.
22.- Doubt by Bogdan Anifrani.
25.- Polar Plunge by JP Gosselin.
28.- Lost Souls, The collector by Lou Vigneau.
31.- Slim Jim’s Adventures by Médérik Caya.

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All works are copyright ©2017 by the authors, used here with permission in this collection for non-profit publication. Other than excerpts for purpose of review, no works within this publication are to be used separately without explicit permission, reproduced or sold in part or whole for profit. For inquiries contact [email protected]


It’s time for Syn-Thology, Vol.8! The latest in this series collecting the completed work of students in Making Comics at Syn Studio in downtown Montreal! Class of 03/26/17

Cover art by course instructor Salgood Sam
02. Haiku by Violaine Lamouret
03. Haikus by Ingrid Doell
04. Haikus by Ingrid Doell & Charlea McClure
05. Haikus by Charlea McClure & Christian Clavet
06. A tanka by Ingrid Doell & Haikus by Charlea McClure
07. Haikus by Charlea McClure & Violaine Lamouret
08. Exercises in Style 1. & 2. by Violaine Lamouret
09. J’Haïs Toute by Elisabeth Brisset
12. blurred vision by Charlea McClure
16. Tanka by Violaine Lamouret
17. Law of Gravitation by Violaine Lamouret
20. Writer’s block By stephane bourbonnais
23. Another wonderful day by Pauline Lacassaigne
26. What do you want to be? by Ingrid Doell
29. Sleepless by Joe De Los Santos
32. The first king By Christian Clavet
35. Introvert by Santiago Gómez

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It’s time for Syn-Thology, Vol.7! The latest in this series collecting the completed work of students in Making Comics at Syn Studio in downtown Montreal! Class of 12/11/16. This one is a monster, with 52 pages of student comics! As always there are several bright talents in this semester’s class, we look forward to seeing what else the do!Student work

Cover art by course instructor Salgood Sam
3. Pin up by Anne Génévriez.
4. ‘I think i’m in love’ Kevin De Felice. Haiku by Max Nguyen.
5. pin up by Laetitia Bastiani. Haiku by Victoria Arce
6. pin ups by Jeremy Della Foresta & Marc Raphael Lambin.
7. The girl with the kaleidoscope eyes by Lynn Abi Aad.
12. Haikus by Victoria Arce & Brenda Fuhrman
13. Salamander by Victoria Arce
18. Joanne caught a rabbit By Shen Jia.
26. Haiku by Kris Steinz.
27. Once alive by Steven Labuté.
33. Moving to montreal By Brenda Fuhrman.
41. Mcgregor’s big break by Kareem Leheta.
49. Beyond the shores by Kris Steinz

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It’s time for Syn-Thology, Vol.6! The latest in this series collecting the completed work of students in Making Comics at Syn Studio in downtown Montreal! Class of 09/13/16. This one is a monster, with 52 pages of student comics! As always there are several bright talents in this semester’s class, we look forward to seeing what else the do!

  • Cover art by course instructor Salgood Sam, after Watterson and Schulz.
  • Index. Haikus By Kama & Sophie Hermant.
  • 3. Haiku By Liliana Cavicchia.
  • 7. Tanka By Joakim Nordgren.
  • 8. Haikus By Joakim Nordgren, Caity Hall & Liliana Cavicchia.
  • 10. A Tanka by Kama
  • 11. Short Story By Kama
  • 13. A Reverse chronology Story by Kama
  • 15. A Short Story by Sophie Hermant
  • 17. Reverse chronology Story by Sophie Hermant
  • 18. A Tanka by Liliana Cavicchia
  • 19. The Evolutionary path of Yogi Terra by Liliana Cavicchia
  • 24. A Tanka by Caroline April
  • 25. A short Story by Caroline April
  • 28. Reverse chronology Story by Caroline April, after the style of Johnny Hart’s BC.
  • 30. A Tanka by caity hall
  • 31. A First Date by caity hall
  • 36. An Adaptation of Macbeth by Pierre Dessert
  • 39. Reverse chronology Macbeth by Pierre Dessert
  • 42. Waiting by Hana Jones
  • 48. Stilled by Hana Jones
  • 53. Artist’s Journey by Hana Jones

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Cover art by instructor Salgood Sam.
All works are copyright ©2016 by the authors, used here with permission in this collection for non-profit publication. Other than excerpts for purpose of review, no works within this publication are to be used separately without explicit permission, reproduced or sold in part or whole for profit.
For inquiries contact [email protected]

Cover art by instructor Salgood Sam.
A detail from the poster from the April 28th Salon BD MTL 2016
Held at the Théâtre St. Catherine, 264 Sainte Catherine Street E.

All works are copyright ©2016 by the authors, used here with permission in this collection for non-profit publication. Other than excerpts for purpose of review, no works within this publication are to be used separately without explicit permission, reproduced or sold in part or whole for profit.
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Here's the first official Syn-Thology, Vol.1! It's 55 MB and 74 pages of student comics! Enjoy the short stories here, the students turned in some pretty accomplished stuff. The cover art is something I did for the SALON BD MTL, held for the first time during the semester. It was colored with assistance from John Gosselin. Special mention as well to the Copic wielding D-Erika Philippe, who contributed 5 colorful done in one stores that provided perfect pace breakers between longer stories here. The issue features...

All stories and art are © 2015 the original authors. The Syn-Thology is published by Spilt Ink & Syn Studio under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Creative Commons license.

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The Syn-Thology Vol.0

This is a collection of work done when I was a substitute teaching for Kelly in 2014 before taking over the course. Class was taught by me, Salgood Sam and features work by Alexandre Xavier, Angela Hanna Goulene, Danyelle Rebecca Orwick, Kayla Breaker, Kim Lesage, Ludovic Malet, Marie-Claude Marcil, Marie-Michèle Robitaille, Monica Regalino,& Tomas Dumoulin.

2014 class anthology for Making Comics 101
The 2014 class anthology for Making Comics 101

Creative Commons LicenseThe Syn-Thology by Making Comics at Syn Studio, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available via This contact address.

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