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Von Allan gets personal about mental illness

Debut graphic novel hits the shelves at Strange Adventures.



When Ottawan Von Allan decided to create the art for his graphic novel, he couldn’t draw. “I literally sat down, when I was 24, with Betty EdwardsDrawing on the Right Side of the Brain, and I started to teach myself,” says Allan. Eleven years later, the former independent bookstore manager is now selling his self-published graphic novel, the road to god knows—-drawn and written by his own hand.

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