I have always been serious about writing.
While other children spent their youth gallivanting in the streets, I spent mine reading the Atlas, wearing dress shoes and writing stories about bodily fluids.
Sir SIneor Snot (2002)
Inspired by the Spanish Inquisition and a fascination with boogers, Ryan's first piece follows Tom Jackson (Sir Sineor Snot) in an epic tale of love, deception and heroism.
It lasted three straight weeks on the fridge and fifteen years in the closet.
"Awesome!!" - Mrs. Cousineau-Norton, Terry Fox Elementary School
The Booger Rangers and the Terror of prof. snotybutt (2003)
The years 2002 to 2003 are known as Ryan's 'Nasal Period'. In his second piece, the Booger Rangers take on arch-rival Professor Snotybutt in a clash of mucosal proportions. The perfect tale for snot lovers everywhere.
"Great job, honey. I love you." - Mom
"Go shoot pucks at the garage." - Dad
beaver boy and the sneaky scam of sgt. spit (2003)
In late autumn of 2003, Ryan's love affair with nostrils ended and so began his fixation with Canadian aquatic mammals. Beaver Boy was a smash-hit in the Yuck household and became the first of a four-part series.
"An interconnected masterpiece of Canadiana and bodily fluids." - The New York Times