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Feed The Birds - Wigpigeons Have Landed

A new comic tells the story of how pigeons decide which of them gets to sit on the heads of statues.

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by Hamilton High, for outsideleft.com
originally published: November, 2013
Have you ever considered how pigeons decide which bird gets to sit on top of a statue's head?
by Hamilton High, for outsideleft.com
originally published: November, 2013
Have you ever considered how pigeons decide which bird gets to sit on top of a statue's head?

Have you ever considered how pigeons decide which bird gets to sit on top of a statue's head? Well now the tale is told in a beautiful new comic by Kirk Lake and Mariann Metsis. It's a story of a grandfather, a father and a son and the trouble that street pigeons go to to get the chance to sit on a statue's head and lord it over the bird world. It's a funny and touching story for all ages and it's no surprise that the creator's are already fielding calls from producers who want to turn it into an animated film. 

There are only 150 copies so I suggest you get one right now, right HERE (online sales include a donation to London Wildlife Protection) or in your local comic shop or art gallery bookshop. 

Or, enter our draw to win a copy signed and dedicated to you with an original drawing by artist Metsis inside the cover. To win, just send us a message from our contact page (to be received by December 15th, 2013) selecting wigpigeon from the "what's this about?" pulldown. 

Prize will be delivered in time for Christmas.

If for some obscure reason you don't win you can find wigpigeon here while they last.

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Hamilton High

Hamilton High was born on Doheny Ave in the gutter, is a poet, writer and observer of popular culture. Likes fashion and cares less for style. He's on the move, he's an alter ego and we hardly ever hear from him.

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