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By MightyKuen
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About

What adventures do you get yourself into everyday, but people with disability gets into some pretty seriously and funny adventures all the time like heavy and not accessible doors, crazy steep ramps, or what happened to me in the video (the restaurant renovated inside to make it fully accessible but forgot the entrance), and sooooo many more. Let Mr. Serious Lee and Ms. Fan Nee explain everything to you in their seriously funny adventures, with your support, together we have help to understand Diversity andInclusion.

My idea is simple, it combines my love for comic books, child education and supporting the disability community, by building a bridge between the comic book world to education and thus create a dialogue and communication between the disability community and the rest of the world. Some issues are serious, some are crazy and some are too funny for words. Let's understand the diverse population and people and open our hearts to include everyone!

My plan:

To publish a 24 page comic book of comic strips about all sorts of disability issues through humour and collaborate with artists from all around the world to bring the idea of empathy, understanding and being open minded to as many communities as possible. My goal is to have this book in school libraries so children can learn about these traits from a very young age; I would like see parents reading these to children as bedtime stories; I would like to see this book on coffee tables where people talked about it in conversation… and in the future, translating this book into every language in the world. Best of all, with your support, 100% of the profit of this book will be donated to 3rd world country to help people with disability to purchase much needed equipment and/or create training programs … I know I’m dreaming big… But why not?

Majority of the funding from this kick starters will be spent on paying the artist for their work and the remainder will be used for printing and promotion.

Chinese Luck: Why $5588 Cdn?  You see, 5 means prosperous and 8 is the luckiest ever! So, let make this book and pass the 55 and 88 so that we all share the prosperity, success and really good luck together.  Your support can help to change the world!  

The Beginning…

In 2009, I wrote the very first script on Universal Design which was drawn by famous comic book artist Chris Malgrain from France. This was a true story, it happened to me shortly after my accident and not long after I left the hospital, and all I wanted was to enjoy a good dinner out. I didn’t get mad at the situation but instead turned it into a funny comic. This was very well received in Alberta, Canada and it was published in 2 magazines, 1 online publication in France, used in many speaking engagements and in numerous Universal Design presentations all through Alberta. People started to ask questions… And it gave me the evidence I needed to further develop this into a project because it created a dialogue between the disability community and the general public.

Restaurant funny
Restaurant funny

Inspired by Spiderman with Dr. Octopus as the villain, I got an idea to promote the ability for amputees. Just imagine what capabilities people with disability can do if they are suited with Dr. Octopus’s arms. This is when I found Ryan, a fantastic artist from NYC. He delivered a comic strip that is better than I had imagined.

Scrapbooking Queen
Scrapbooking Queen

The book cover is completed recently by famous German cartoonist/comic book artist Sara Burrini.  It looks fantastic.  See, people with disability can be humorous too. hahaha

Book Cover
Book Cover

Readers will be exposed to various comic book art styles and cultures;

Learn about different disability issues through laughter… and maybe use their newly acquired knowledge in their everyday lives;

This will be a collaboration with artists from all over the world;

… and much more

I’m very excited to announce the follow artists are part of, or expressed interest in ours super team:

Chris Malgrain (France) http://oniric-comics.com

Ryan Dunlavy (USA) www.ryandartist.com

Alan Funk (Canada) http://www.sidekickedintheassff.com/

Paul Lavallee (Canada) http://www.lav2k.ca

Sara Burrini (Germany) http://www.sarahburrini.com

Elliot Elam (UK) www.elliotscribblings.blogspot.com

Martin Morrazo (Argentina) http://mmcomics.com.ar/

Zoey Huerta (Mexico) http://zoarhuerta.daportfolio.com/

Chavah Billin (USA) http://www.chavahbillin.com/ …

and I’m super pumped about the newest member

Adam Lucas (USA) http://www.bathrobekimono.com

and as my consultant, the wonderfully accomplished writer

Abraham Martinez (Mexico)

What could you get? a few sample pictures --- coming soon. ;)

Basic Great Wall Climb Souvenir
Basic Great Wall Climb Souvenir

 

handmade silk baby blanket
handmade silk baby blanket

For more updated information, please checkout http://kuentang.com/the-project/

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The challenge of this project is to find the right artist from around the world to complete their portion in the time given.

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    Loves to share

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    We make a donation for you

    You have a big heart and loves to share! We will donate 5 copies of this comic to schools/libraries of your choice.

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    Love Silk Pillows

    2 handmade (with imported high quality Chinese silk) Pillows made by me. ;) Yes, I am a quadriplegic and yes I can sew. (see samples, color may vary)

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    Love babies wrapped in a silk blanket

    1 handmade (imported high quality Chinese silk) unique baby blanket made by me. ;) (see samples, color may vary)

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    Write your own comic strip

    I will help you to develop your own comic strip related to Diversity and Inclusion, find an artists and finish the strip.

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    See you in the book

    Let's put a cartoon version of you in the book and your character will help to start that conversation and help with Diversity and Inclusion in your community. You choose, be the good guy or be the villain?

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    • Receive a brief introduction of yourself in the book.
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    Be the business that changed the world

    have left a space in the book for your business! Your business will become The Business that supported a book (world wide) that made a difference in our community, promoted Diversity and Inclusion, helped to start a conversation and changed the lives of people with disability. Hurray, you are awesome!

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    • 48× You will receive a postcard of this unique Thank you page.
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