In Conversation With Howard Wong and Josh Stafford About ‘Damned, Cursed Children’

Here’s my chat with Howard Wong and Josh Stafford about Damned, Cursed Children. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. And don’t forget the podcast is also available on YouTube.

Howard is an award-nominated writer and creative development specialist with over two decades in corporate and creative industries experiences. His passion for speculative fiction and narrative-driven intellectual property development, creative and cross-cultural media content has led him to work in animation, children’s books, comic books, high-end collectible toys, intellectual property development, marketing and branding, mobile and web games, and transmedia story development. His collaborative works in comics have been nominated for the Joe Shuster Award’s Gene Day Award, Comic Book Buyer’s Guide Fan Award for Favourite Graphic Novel, and the Ghastly Award for Favourite Horror Anthology.  Howard has been nominated for the Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Writer and received Diamond’s Gem of the Month for his creator-owned work.

Josh is a co-owner and resident geek-in-chief of Ottawa’s historic Mayfair Theatre, one of the oldest running single screen cinemas left not only in Canada, but on the planet. He graduated from Canterbury Arts High School, and Vancouver Film School. Amongst other projects, he directed a short film which screened at San Diego Comic Con, and co-directed / co-produced a roller derby documentary for CBC. More recently his writing efforts produced #FlashForwardFlashback for DC Super Hero Girls. Comic writing credits include three issues of Zomkeys along with Flip volumes 1 and 2.

You can discover more about Howard on Twitter at @howardwong1 and online at

You can discover more about Josh on Twitter at @mayfairtheatre and on Instagram at @batturtle_mayfair


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