High School Testimonials

“You know, I have never seen a group of High School kids feeling like Elementary kids for a full hour. Bravo!”
-Trevor Kendall, Teacher, New Germany High School, NS (May 2018)

“That was awesome! We will definitely be in touch again, Mr. J!”
-Sherrene Conrad, Teacher, and Sophie Mansfield, Student Council President, New Germany High School, NS (May 2018)

“You engaged all the kids the entire time, and that’s not easy to do with a 10 to 13 year old audience…very well done!”
-Principal Joyce Veinot-Gates, Chester Middle School, Chester, NS (February 2018)

“The graduating class has been telling me this was the best Safe Grad they could ever imagine…thank you, Mr. J for making it magic!”
– Martha Baker, teacher, Musquodoboit Rural High School SAFE GRAD (June 2016)

“Outstanding, Mr. J! Hilarious, and super cool magic…all the high school students couldn’t wait to have you back again after your show last year…another huge success, thanks to you!”
– Rhonda Leights, administrator, Auburn Heights High School (March 2016)

“Thank you, Mr. J- your show made our High School Prom truly magicial!”
– Michel A. Collette, administrator, École du Carrefour, Dartmouth, NS (June 2013)

“Your show was absolutely AMAZING! Everyone was super impressed…awesome!”
– Jesse Blakeney, Student Council President, Amherst High School (December 2011)

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The Amazing Mr. J - Magician & Entertainer

'Snapd Dartmouth' posted about our Woodlawn Library Magic of Reading show! Super fun time (the auditorium was filled to capacity!), with FREE Mr. J Grandway Comics given to all! if you were one of the ones sadly turned away (the tickets for this event sold out in three minutes!), you can still get Amazing Mr. J's magic Grandway Comic FREE (!) at all Mr. J's future magic birthday shows! We also saluted Nova Scotian cartoonist Owen McCarron, and Stan Lee. Keep reading books, and following your dreams, friends...remember, "Readers are leaders!" :)The amazing David Jolly (Mr. J as he's more widely known) visited Woodlawn Public Library today and wowed his adoring audience for an entire hour with his magic tricks, his wonderful engagement with the kids, and his witty humour! Some other things that accompanied his act were live animals, balloon shapes for the kids to take home, and last but not least, he was also accompanied by Derek Jessome & Jeff Knot from Grandway Comics who were there to showcase their new comic "Grand Adventures" written and created by them! Every kid who came to the magic show left with a free copy of "Grand Adventures" and they also left with great magical memories provided by Mr. J! ... See MoreSee Less

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How do YOU like your PIZZA? How about with some MAGIC?? The Amazing Mr. J performs magic for all-ages LIVE at the Lower Sackville BOSTON PIZZA, Friday March 22nd, 12:00pm noon to 1:00pm! (Arrive early to get a table!) Live entertainment for your soul, and tasty food for your belly! A magic combo just for YOU!! ... See MoreSee Less

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The March Break MAGIC continues! We had OVER 500 people (!) at Halifax Central Library on Monday, celebrating The Magic of Reading!! (Everyone received a FREE first edition copy of GRANDWAY COMICS' all-new 'AMAZING MR. J #1' magic comic!) Guess what! YOU can still join in the MAGIC FUN! FREE public shows and Mr. J comics at Bedford Library (Wednesday at 2:30pm), and Woodlawn Libary in Dartmouth (Thursday, 2:30pm). Meet the GRANDWAY COMICS Team, and get some autographs for your comics! LAUGH at Mr. J's jokes, and be BAFFLED by his magic! (Or, you can laugh at Mr. J's MAGIC, and be BAFFLED by his jokes!) Either way, see you there, Magic Friends! :) ... See MoreSee Less

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Lookin' for somethin' to do with your kiddies on March Break? How about a FREE MAGIC SHOW, and a FREE copy of the ALL-NEW AMAZING MR. J comic?? Fun GUARANTEED! Yours truly and GRANDWAY COMICS are celebrating 'The Magic of Reading', along with the life of STAN LEE! All this week, it's a once in a lifetime experience: 'The Merry Marvel Magic Show'...and YOU'RE invited!! SEE! LIVE ANIMALS, and super fun MAGIC for ALL-AGES! HEAR! Stories of Mr. J performing magic for Stan The Man himself! TOUCH! (The future!!) As Nova Scotia's own GRANDWAY COMICS creators will be live in-person, as we all look forward to the FUTURE with Grandway's exciting ALL-NEW characters and comics...all in the style of the old-fashioned FUN you remember growing up! You can meet Derek and Jeff live in person, and pick up their soon-to-be-famous first issues! Show Dates as follows:
-Monday March 18th: 11:00am, Halifax Central Library (BIG show in the giant Paul O'Regan Hall...arrive early to get a good seat!)
-Tuesday March 19th: 1:00pm, Musquodoboit Harbour Library
-Wednesday March 20th: 2:30pm, Bedford Library
-Thursday March 21st: 2:30pm, Woodlawn Library in Dartmouth
See you there, friends! As Stan would say: "This is the Big One! Excelsior!!"
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**BIG ANNOUNCEMENT, FRIENDS!!** Would you like YOUR CHILD to be *excited* about reading? Would you like to see them exercise their minds with fun word games, learning magic secrets, challenging puzzles, along with inspiring their imagination? Well, THE AMAZING MR. J MAGIC COMIC BOOK is HERE!! And it's FREE! (Just for YOU personally, of course...because naturally, YOU are awesome!!) It's jam-packed with stories and activities, and thanks to the creative wizards at Nova Scotia's own Grandway Comics, you can get your magic-lovin' hands on this all-new, collectable, original, and exclusive comic at ALL future live Mr. J Magic Shows! Plus, copies also available FREE at Strange Adventures Comic Bookshop locations too. Why the new comic? Well, in celebration of 20 years (performing 'Nationwide Since 1999!'), this is a special prize give-back for YOU! As a lifelong reader, this has been a passion project too. PLUS! You'll have MORE chances than ever to catch a FREE public magic performance over March Break, with Mr. J performing throughout the Maritimes (stay tuned for March Break show dates!) And did I mention the new FREE Amazing Mr. J Comic Book is dedicated to my Mom & Dad (who bought me Marvel Fun & Games #1 in 1979, 40 years ago) and also dedicated to the late Halifax cartoonist Owen McCarron, who DREW that very 1979 comic! You'll also notice the comic cover is an homage to a certain famous STAN LEE creation as well. ;) Again, The MR. J MAGIC COMIC BOOK comes to you in partnership with the gracious gang at Grandway Comics, who have lots of amazing original super-titles of their own (that will keep your child's imagination working wonders!) Thanks for your support, friends, and see you over March Break for some new live magic shows, and some good old-fashioned comic book fun. As Stan the Man always says: Excelsior!! #magic #magician #GrandwayComics #StrangeAdventures #reading #StanLee #Excelsior ... See MoreSee Less

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YOUR MAGICIAN to the STARS!

The Amazing Mr. J performs for celebrities at VIP events, and loves sharing stories! He’s faced the Dragons on Dragons’ Den, entertained for CBC’s Peter Mansbridge, Gerry Dee (Mr. D), Lionel Richie, Natalie MacMaster, NHL stars, Hulk Hogan, Stan Lee, and many more!

“HOW the heck did you do THAT? That… was… amazing!” – Stan Lee, Toronto, August 2010