Marek Bennett makes & teaches comics & music in New Hampshire, USA, and the world beyond…


NH-based cartoonist, musician, and educator Marek Bennett leads discovery-based Comics Workshops for all ages throughout New England and the world beyond!  His comics work includes the graphic novel series, The Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby, the local history webcomic LIVE FREE AND DRAW!, and travel memoirs like SLOVAKIA: Fall in the Heart of Europe (2013) and Sharjah Sketchbook (2020).  He plays Civil War folk music with The Hardtacks and “hot gonzo primitive folk jive” with The Cold River Ranters

Marek is a rostered artist / presenter with the following organizations:

His website is:




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  1. Hi, I’m a writer living in Henniker. We met once this December walking in the woods. I have been working on several books. One is about a diary I kept when I was on welfare when my son was small, and I have been thinking about making it into a comic book/graphic novel. Wonder if you would like to work together. You can look at my work at Hope to see you soon. Tara

  2. Good walking and talking with you and Maddy this evening at the Cowboy Poetry gathering areas.

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