About Peter Ricq

Peter Ricq



Adventure/Detective, Author’s Graphic Novel, Fantastic, Humour, Sci-Fi

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Peter Ricq is an award-winning creative force. Besides his work as a visual artist, he is also a film director, producer, writer, art director, designer, music composer, and performer. In 2005, the artist and his partners sold their first animated TV series, The League of Super Evil (YTV, CBBC, NICK), which ushered him into his role as art director. Ricq went on to co-create several other animated series while focusing on his band Humans, who was nominated for a Juno in 2015. Humans followed up with a tour that included Osheaga, Coachella, SXSW, and many more. Peter directed most of Humans' music videos and was nominated for Best music video at SXSW in 2010 and again in 2019. Peter released his first graphic novel Once Our Land in 2016. The book has been well received by critics and has gone through its fifth print run. He’s completed a sequel in 2018 and a new fantasy book titled A King's Vengeance in 2020. He is turning Once Our Land into an animated feature with Mercury Filmworks. Peter made his live action directorial debut with the zomcom Dead Shack in 2016. Dead Shack screened at Sitges, London Fright Fest, VIFF, NIFFF, Toronto After Dark, and Fantasia where it was awarded the Silver Prize for the Best Canadian Feature. You can screen Dead Shack on Shudder worldwide. To find out more about Peter and his work, visit PETERRICQ.COM or IG PRICQ.


Once Our Land (self published & Scout Comics)
A King's Vengeance (self published & Scout Comics)
Ghosts Are People Too (self published & Eye Of Newt)

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