Friday, June 12, 2015
Jasper Bark has written four novels: A Fistful of Strontium (Black Flame 2005 with Steve Lyons), Sniper Elite: Spear of Destiny (Abaddon 2006), Dawn Over Doomsday (Abaddon 2008) and Way of the Barefoot Zombie (Abaddon 2009). Bark's Battle Cries series of graphic novels are used in schools throughout the UK to improve literacy for 12 to 16 year olds. In 1993 he released an anthology of poetry and a spoken word album both called Bark Bites. In 1999 Bark was awarded a Fringe First at the Edinburgh International Festival.
Veronique Chevalier, The “Weird Val” of Dark Cabaret, aka The Original Mad Sonictist; Spooky Polkanista; Perv-ormance Artiste; MC-ess, Model & Authoress. A fan described her as simultaneously “Ooh La La!” AND “Laugh-out-loud hilarious!” While her fellow music artistes are obsessing with the “Punk” portion of the genre, MAD Veronique specializes in producing the “Steam”.
With art & direction by Disney’s Kyle A. Carrozza, this winsome bit of neo-retro cartooning elicits fits of mirth, with it’s witty lyrics, & beguiling sight gags. She and Kyle are currently co-creating a new animated video to her parody “Sprocky Spittoon”. She is also Creatrix of Steampunk Haiku & authoress of “My Cog Is Bigger Than Your Cog: SteamKu & Other Verstrocities“