Mushroom Trip

  • What if a forest where all plant life is interconnected falls out of its natural order? A mushroom spirit maintaining this network of plants must set forth on a journey to discover what has disturbed the forest’s connection and reestablish it in order to save their home. This story is presented as a 60-page, wordless graphic novel, hand painted in watercolor.

Morgan Sawyer poses with his characters

Morgan Kendric Sawyer

Morgan Kendric Sawyer is an illustrator/cartoonist based out of Richmond Virginia, where he currently teaches illustration at VSU and VCU. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA in Communication Arts and a BS in Mass Communications Creative Advertising in the Fall Class of 2011. As a cartoonist Morgan has worked on a couple different comic series for various indie publishers and is releasing his first graphic novel Gaffe in 2021 with Iron Circus Comics. He helped establish a writing/art collective in 2016 titled Wilbur Nixon which continues to have an expanding ethos and catalogue and is currently under a revitalization as its members evolve and continue to push forward as creators. Morgan’s primary influences as a creator are various mythologies and history as well as street art and graffiti. “Better today than yesterday and even better tomorrow.”