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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Gary Mackean, The Boy Who Draws Monsters, is the creator of the gremlin webcomic Barnaby and Loaker, Angus the Haggis Slayer and many other characters. Gary is an Edinburgh cartoonist and illustrator and is available for commissions and projects. garymackean@aol.com

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

"I Could Just Eat You Up"- Galactus

a new card design starring Marvel comics' world devouring Galactus!

Galactus was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and first appeared in Fantastic Four#48 (1966).

I'll be getting this printed on cards for next year's comic con.

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

One Of These Things (is Not Like The Others)... #Starwars

A new star wars posters based on FN-2187. Probably going to take this to Dunfermline comic con 2017.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Earthworm Jim

My drawing of the 1994 game character Earthworm Jim.

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Angus front cover

I've been working on my Angus character again. I've almost completed the first issue and I've planned the entire first nine complete volumes. Here is an image that I will be using as the main cover for the first graphic novel which will contain the first three issues.

Thursday, 19 May 2016


A little sketch of Marvel's metal winged mutant Archangel. I made this cartoon because of X-Men: Apocalypse being released in cinemas this week.

Saturday, 16 April 2016


Here are some Star Wars card designs from the new film and the original trilogy. Hoping to have these designs in an upcoming Star Wars launch for the new film being released on dvd and blu-ray.

Thursday, 7 April 2016

"We Need To Talk About Kylo..."

My first Star Wars comic strip! This comic is all about Kylo Ren's childhood and his obsession with his grandfather Darth Vader.