John Callahan's PELSWICK is a show about the life and adventures of Pelswick Eggert, a thirteen-year old boy who is smart, good-natured, bull-headed… and mischievous to the extreme. He is a loyal friend and an unabashed trouble-maker. He also happens to be in a wheelchair... but that doesn't mean he takes life sitting down. He's right there with the rest of his friends dealing with typical teenage traumas just like any other kid. From bullies to girls to school and family Pelswick just rolls with the punches - literally.
John Callahan the creator, is an acclaimed cartoonist, who was himself paralyzed by a car accident at the age of 21. John adds his blend of humour, heart and real-life experience to this extraordinary series.
Brain Suckers of Skuldeth 5
When Pelswick gets drawn big-time into the fanatical world of Brain Suckers trading cards it’s just his luck that bully Boyd gets the one card he’d do anything to get his hands on.
Me, Myself And Irate
It’s Grandparent Appreciation Week at Alcatraz Jr. High, but Pelswick has little to be appreciative of... until he thinks of a novel way to get back at bully Boyd.
Assault and a Battery
When Pelswick is partnered with Boyd on a Science Fair project, they accidentally modify his chair so it goes 50 miles an hour, on the freeway, with Boyd stuck on top... forcing the sworn enemies to - gasp! - work together to avoid disaster.