Lines On Paper Artist Bio - SCOTT SHAW

Scott Shaw creates, writes, designs, draws, inks, letters and edits humorous comic books for adult and child audiences. He's worked  for Marvel, DC, Archie, Disney, Bongo, Dark Horse, Harvey, Topps, Pacific and many more commercial and promotional funnybooks. He writes, storyboards, art-directs and directs animated advertising, both for ad agencies and production houses. For nearly 10 years, Shaw was the Senior Art Director of Ogilvy & Mather in Los Angeles, where he co-wrote, co-directed, storyboarded and designed hundreds of animated TV commercials for Post Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles cereal. He also wrote and drew many print ads for the product, and has designed and illustrated many of the cereal's packages.

Shaw has also designed lines of action figures of Hanna-Barbera and Simpsons characters for McFarlane Toys.

He co-founded Comic-Con International San Diego in 1970 by Shel DorfRichard AlfKen KruegerMike Towry, Barry Alfonso, Bob Sourk and Greg Bear.

For 10 years, Shaw wrote a column on the Comic Book Resources website titled "Oddball Comics" where he selected comic and magazine issues noted for their strangeness and provided facts and commentary on them. It serve as the basis for a digital slide show he has presented at comics conventions.

Scott Shaw's Oddball Comics


Scott Shaw website

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