andyfanton@googlemail.com

Andy Fanton Dot Com

Writings written, drawings drawn

Monthly Archive: July 2015

When Pant-Man Met Ant-Man

roger2prev

Another Wednesday has rolled around (as it seems to do on a weekly basis), bringing with it another new issue of The Beano! HOORAY FOR WEDNESDAYS! This week’s issue includes two strips that I worked on, which I will go on to talk about in more detail once I’ve finished this sentence, right…about…NOW. The first strip I’ll talk about is Roger the Dodger, on which I took ¬†over writing duties…
Read more

Guns and Ruses

eye1396

Well, today is a pretty exciting day for me in my career, for today (Wednesday the 8th of July) sees the publication of my first ever cartoon for Lord Gnome’s esteemed organ, Private Eye! I’m absolutely overjoyed to finally get in the Eye, primarily as it’s been one of my own, personal favourite reads since I was 16, but also because it represents the last of my initial career aims….
Read more

Summer Knights

dandy-summer-special-15-web.resized

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s SUMMER and isn’t it hot? It’s hot. HOT. HOOOOTTTTTTT. Hot.¬† Obvious weather reporting aside, Summer also heralds DC Thomson’s Summer Specials, with new editions from both The Beano AND The Dandy! Yes, while The Dandy shuffled off this mortal coil back in 2012, the Summer Special still goes strong year after year, helping to make those hot hot HOT days a little bit cooler….
Read more

Ants In Your Pants

pantpost

No sooner has one of my Beano mini-strips concluded its run, then another begins! While Jurassic Play Park became extinct last week, this week sees the start of my new silly series – Pant-Man! It is, as you may have guessed, based on the Marvel Comics character (and soon-to-be-star of the not-so big screen) Ant-Man. Do you see what I did there? Ant? Pant? Ah, suit yourselves. The series follows…
Read more