Cancer sucks

It seems like all my posts are related to the Ottawa Senators these days (I do do other stuff that actually pays). Given that the Sens have made an historic run to squeak into the playoffs, I got inspired and rendered an illustration of their General Manager, Bryan Murray, who was diagnosed with stage four cancer. Mark Reeds, the Sens’ assistant coach, was also stricken with the disease around the same time. Yes, the Senators family has been hit hard this year. I thought – This Hamburglar stuff and other... Read The Rest →

Hamburglar Part Deux

Just to follow up on the whole Hamburglar phenomenon, I’ve been trying to keep tabs on where and when those images pop up. Both the Hamburglar logo and the Burger Toss illustration were trending locally and went viral around town. If you’re not following us on twitter, we’re @rocket57. We got numerous retweets from TSN, TSN1200, The Ottawa Citizen, The Ottawa Sun, CFRA, MAJIC100 and many others. It’s been a hoot. The biggest shock was probably during the game against the Boston Bruins, which I had to miss, due to... Read The Rest →

Welcome!

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Hey folks, Welcome to the new and improved Rocket 57. We hope you like the new digs. Drop us a line if you like what you see or if something seems amiss. Here’s one of our latest projects: a gig poster for the bands The Dead Bees, Orienteers and Still Winter Hills at the famed Blacksheep Inn. The feedback on it has been fabulous and I’m  hoping it leads to more projects of this variety. It’s just so much fun! Thanks for stopping by! Marc Rocket 57

 
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