Scott Shaw

For fifty years, Scott Shaw! has written and drawn underground comix (Fear and Laughter, Gory Stories Quarterly) and mainstream comic books (Captain Carrot and his Amazing Zoo Crew!, Sonic the Hedgehog, Simpsons Comics).

Scott has also published children’s books (Marooned Lagoon, Marooned Lagoon, Too!) syndicated comic strips (Bugs Bunny, Woodsy Owl), graphic novels (Shrek, Annoying Orange), TV cartoons (Jim Henson’s Muppet Babies, The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley, Camp Candy), toys (McFarlane Toys’ line of Hanna-Barbera and Simpsons action figures), trading cards (Garbage Pail Kids, Oddball Comics), video games (also GPK), advertising (Pebbles Cereal commercials and print ads starring the Flintstones), and music package art (The Monkees’ A Barrel Full of Monkees and Just Us).

Scott is currently producing a Marooned Lagoon promo short and writing and drawing the first story in his new Aces Weekly series, Kilgore Home Nursing, as well as writing an ongoing column for Retrofan magazine.

His work has garnered him has four Emmy Awards, an Eisner Award, and a Humanitas Award.

Scott also is known for his presentations of “the craziest comic books ever published”, Oddball Comics Live! (with a long-awaited Oddball Comics book coming  from TwoMorrows) and his regular participation in Quick Draw! with Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragonés.

Scott was also one of the kids who created what is currently known as Comic-Con International: San Diego.

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Twitter: @scottshawtoons