Cartoonist, comic stripper, and book illustrator. Appears every fortnight in Private Eye (Forgotten Moments in Music History), has also worked for Penguin, Random House, The Times, Spectator, Reader's Digest, The Beano (Billy Whizz) and The Dandy, to name but a few.
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Friday, 28 October 2011

Dandy Halloween special!

Yes, comics fans, it's time to rush out to your local newsagents (or possibly Sainsbury's) and purchase The Dandy, a Halloween special this week featuring lots of great stuff, including the return of Andy Fanton's Boo in a one-off (I gather) double-page spread, plus Rocky's Horror Show (one of the few strips NOT to be a Halloween special, but then it's pretty much Halloween all year round at Rocky's HQ...), and a Meecher Halloween story.

I spent quite a long time on the final panel of this one, here's a glimpse at it (I'd feel a bit naughty posting it bigger as it isn't far off half the page -- if you want to have a better look, you know what to do!)
(EDIT: 8th November: I've now put the whole strip in the comics section, so you can see it at a decent size)
I've always loved this kind of cartooning (see here, for example), so it was nice to have a go at something like this in a Meecher strip.

Bonus for Meecher fans: Here's a little video of me drawing Meech, which those fine folk at The Dandy have put on their youtube site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suoLb9Y1aCw

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