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Doctor Simpo

MA work

Doctor Simpo is a practising comic book artist, illustrator and animator. His work transcends the canyons between the fine art and commercial art worlds and is presented in a variety of forms that encompass bronze sculptures, interactive installations and moving image. He also has his own publishing house appropriately named Trashcan Press with a comics wing called Constipated Comics. He has a variety of different comic characters: Space Dork; Swampy Beastlies; Pyjama Pirates; Family of the Apocalypse; Werefunnies and many more, that appear in his own signature comic entitled Things and Stuff Comics “For People of all Different Shapes and Sizes!”

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  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Communication

    Programme

    MA Animation, 2007

  • Doctor Simpo is a practising comic book artist, illustrator and animator. His work transcends the canyons between the fine art and commercial art worlds and is presented in a variety of forms that encompass bronze sculptures, interactive installations and moving image. He also has his own publishing house appropriately named Trashcan Press with a comics wing called Constipated Comics. He has a variety of different comic characters: Space Dork; Swampy Beastlies; Pyjama Pirates; Family of the Apocalypse; Werefunnies and many more, that appear in his own signature comic entitled Things and Stuff Comics “For People of all Different Shapes and Sizes!”

  • Experience

  • Chief Artistic Consultant on the first ever 3D Scottish Comic Book, East Ayrshire Council, Kilmarnock, Scotland, 2006-7; Comic Book Workshop Leader, Consultant, Artist and Editor, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, 2006; Animation Director and Storyboard Artist on Cool or Fool Educational Animated Film, Kilmarnock College, Kilmarnock, 2004-5
  • Exhibitions

  • Space Dork in the Planet of Foul Fools, Fumetto, International Comix Festival, Luzern, Switzerland, 2007; God's Own Barmy Army, 10th International Children's Film Festival, New York, 2007; MENSHIES (3D Comic Book), The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock, 2007