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Gary Mackean, The Boy Who Draws Monsters, is the creator of the gremlin webcomic Barnaby and Loaker, The Scottish Superhero Angus the Haggis Slayer, The Baboon God Ba-Boom and many others. Gary is an Edinburgh cartoonist and illustrator and is available for commissions and projects. garymackean@aol.com

Sunday, 15 February 2015

"Mighty Mightor and Frankenstein Jr."

 
Mighty Mightor

Hannah Barbera's teenage caveman superhero originally appeared in the Science Fiction animated series Moby Dick and Mighty Mightor from 1967 to 1969. The show divided it's time between Moby Dick's sea based escapades and Mighty Mightor's adventures.

Mighty Mightor was originally a teenage caveman called Tor who rescued an old man who in turn rewarded him with a magical club. When Tor raises the club towards the sky, He magically transorms into the super powered prehistoric superhero Mightor.


 
Frankenstein Jr.

Frankenstein Jr starred in the 1966 Hannah Barbera Saturday Morning cartoon Frankenstein Jr. and The Impossibles. The first part of the episodes featured boy scientist Buzz and his 30ft robot Frankenstein Jr. as they battled alien invaders and supervillains. The second part of the episodes showed the adventures of superhero trio Multi Man, Fluid Man, and Coil Man.

This how the characters originally appeared-

 

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Bananaman Poster



A tribute poster for D.C. Thomson and Co's Bananaman character and his upcoming movie.

Bananaman has long been my one of my favourite comic book characters so I thought I would have a bash at drawing him. The poster features Bananman, his alter ego Eric, his trusty sidekick Crow and two of his enemies- Dr. Gloom and Appleman.

I might do a little drawing of his arch-enemy General Blight.

Here is the original sketch

and the initial drawing

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

"One Ugly Motherf***er"


A new cartoon film poster based on 1987's sci-fi film Predator directed by John McTiernan and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The line "You're one ugly motherf***er!" is said by Schwarzenegger's character Dutch after seeing the Predator's true face.

Thursday, 29 January 2015

"Doggy Love"


Here is the final image for my Valentine's Day Cards.

"Doggy Love" along with "Love Machine" and "Banana Bum" will be available to purchase for Valentine's Day.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

"Love Machine"



Here is the second image that I'll be using for my (anti) Valentine's Day Cards.

I plan to make "Love Machine" available to purchase for February along with "Banana Bum" and the third card that I'm currently working on. If interested in such a thing feel free to contact me- garymackean@aol.com

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

"Banana Bum"


Here is an image that I am intending to use as one of my three anti-Valentine's Day Cards. I'll post a photo of the cards along with the other two images shortly.

If you're interested or think you might be interested in such a thing as an anti-Valetine's Day Card or even if you want to use for Valentine's Day then let me know.

Monday, 26 January 2015

Wario Sketch


Here's a little simple coloured sketch of Wario from the popular Mario video game series. Not entirely sure if I'll do anything with it or work more on it. My Wario sketch was inspired by my love of evil doppelgangers of established heroic characters.