Sam Orchard is a a comic artist, community practitioner, and illustrator who works on projects that celebrate difference. He has been drawing his auto bio web comic ‘Rooster Tails’ for over 10 years. The comic explores themes of mental health, fat embodiment, and trans lives. He is currently working on his first graphic novel. He’s been on the Same Same But Different Board since 2017 and is currently the assistant curator for Cartoons and Comics at the Alexander Turnbull Library.