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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

Thursday, 23 April 2015

King Kong Sketch

a sketch for a new King Kong poster that I'm working on.

The poster will show a bored Kong strangling an attacking T-Rex on Skull Island. I had to do a litle research on how silverback gorillas sit down to help me capture the pose and how to draw his little legs. 

The finished poster should be done within a few days time after a few more drafts.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

When Sonic met Tails...

A more realistic view on how the relationship between Sonic and Tails would actually work...

Mutant Madness#2

things come crashing down on Magneto...

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Mutant Madness#1

Nightcrawler makes the mistake of shaking Wolverine's hand....

Sunday, 19 April 2015

Mini Monsters

a little cartoon about kid versions of the famous Universal Horror Monsters- Wolf-Man, Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster and The Creature from the Black Lagoon.

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Black Sheep

A new cartoon movie poster for the 2006 New Zealand comedy horror film Black Sheep by director Jonathan King.

The movie tells the story of a sheep fearing man named Henry who returns to his family's farm to get closure with his brother Angus. However Henry soon discovers that monstrous genetically modified sheep now roam the land along with infected were-sheep people.

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Big Bad Wolf

This is an image I made after having a dream about fairy tales last night. I'm currently planning on using it as a starting point in a book project exploring and re-telling fairy tales that feature the archetypal villains such as wicked witches, monstrous giants and big bad wolves.

Here's a little mock up of what the image looks like with text-