Strip Cartoons & Comic Work
"Like having a little film without needing an I-Pad to watch it on..."
All have been published. All art, characters and script done by myself.
(Apart from Suzanne Vega & Her Sega. Which is a Kev F Sutherland script. And a very good one too!)
This little portfolio serves to show how my natural habitat, as a species, is in the realm of Stories with pictures. Whether self-generated, or in collusion with others. Warning! Some of my gear is pretty "Off the Wall!"
"Vulture Culture." Published in "Squib" magazine. Short-lived brainchild of the late, lamented Simon Bond (101 Uses of a Dead Cat.)
"Uncharted Waters" featured in the wonderful comic "Talking Turkey." Including the cream of World Underground comix artists, including Gilbert Shelton, Hunt Emerson, Paul Cemmick, Edika, etc.Edited by Ross Gilfillan. Published by Galaxy Publications.
"Hebephrenic Schizoid Turkeys." Regular short strip published in "Talking Turkey."
Rear cover mock-up for collected anthology of "Funny Bunnies: Everyday Tales of Rabbit Folk."
"Suzanne Vega and her Sega." Published in "Gag" Comic. Drawn to a script by Kev F Sutherland.
"Weird Screen TV." A themed double page strip which appeared in Knave magazine, every issue for 4 years. This one: "Cat Stephen in Horse Cheese of the Thorn Baby..."
Full colour strip for Worlwide Fund for Nature, to publicise nationally "The Great WWF Shark Swim." To promote shark conservation to children,
Colour cover art for a collection of strip cartoons, "Uncharted Waters." If nothing else it produced a strong character called "Cat Stephen", who subsequently went on to find depressive ignominy in many a later story!
Sample page from "Wiggly's World", a simplified dictionary of medical terms for kids suffering from cancer. To help make their stay in Oncology wards less scary. Collaboration with Helen Beswetherick.
From "The Wrong Trousers" Work book for TEFL students. Aardman/Oxford University Press.
Another "Weird Screen TV" story published in Knave magazine.
As published in "Talking Turkey" adult comic.
3 page story featuring my woeful character Monsieur Dupont. Published in "Elephant Parts", a Galaxy publication.
One of many of my "Funny Bunnies" stories. Which was regularly featured in "UT" comic for adults. It has appeared elsewhere, and there's a good book's worth of this stuff a mouldering!
Published in Knave magazine. "Weird Screen Tv."