Simpsons Comics, Invader Zim, Oggy and the Cockroaches
Dean looks forward to meeting all his fans in Melbourne and the Gold Coast in March 2020
Dean will give a Q&A panel each weekend, and sign autographs on Saturday and Sunday in Melbourne, and Friday and Saturday on the Gold Coast.
Further information on Dean’s panels will be released closer to the convention.
Dean Rankine is a comic artist and writer best known for his work on Simpsons Comics.
Dean’s credits include Simpsons Comics #180, #182, #183, #184, #186, #200, #211, #225, #228, #231, #233, #234, #238 and #240, Futurama Comics #62, Bongo’s Two One-Shot Wonders in One #1, Bart Simpson’s Pal, Milhouse #1, Simpsons Winter Wingding #7 and #10, Bongo Comics Free-For-All 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018, The Malevolent Mr. Burns #1, Bart Simpson Comics #78, #80, #82, #83, #87, #89, #91, #94, #95, #98 and #99, The Greatest Bartman Stories Ever Told #1, Jimbo Jones #1, The Mighty Moe Szyslak #1, Krusty the Clown #1, Chief Wiggum’s Felonious Funnies #1 and The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror #23 (Bongo Comics).
He’s currently working on the comic book version of the French animated series Oggy and the Cockroaches (Oggy et les Cafards).
He’s contributed work to Rick and Morty and Invader Zim #40 (Oni Press), Underdog and Pals #2 and Rocky and Bullwinkle: As Seen On TV #1 (American Mythology), The Hellboy Winter Special 2016 (Dark Horse), Skottie Young’s I Hate Fairyland #13 (Image), KAIJUnior (GOOF!), The Beano and The Dandy (DC Thomson), Zombie Tramp Does the Holidays and Cougar and Cub #5 (Action Lab), as well as Australian MAD Magazine (Next Media).
He contributed illustrations to Bartman: The Superhero’s Handbook (Matt Groening Productions), The Mad Scientist (Pearson), the Stuff Happens series, A Lot of Stuff Happens omnibus and Morris Gleitzman’s Extra Time and Help Around the House (Penguin Random House), A Funny Thing Happened to Simon Sidebottom #1, #2, #3 and On The First Day of School (Scholastic).
He’s the creator of the Ledger Award winning Itty Bitty Bunnies in Rainbow Pixie Candy Land #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 and #6, and Itty Bitty Bunnies: Cavalcade of Contraband (TPB) and Friendgasm (TPB) published through Action Lab.
Dean also wrote and illustrated Baby’s First Exorcism and Poetry of the Geek (Popsicle Press) and Be Batman: The Unofficial Superheroes’ Guide to Overcoming Adversity coming soon through Shooting Star Press.
And (would you believe) he’s one of the massive group of artists who currently hold the Guinness World Record for the ‘Most Contributors to a Published Comic Book’.
When he’s not drawing Dean likes to eat pizza, play Dungeons and Dragons and watch cat videos.
Dean’s available to draw you ‘Simpsons’ style and for the right price will happily put your head in a jar a la Futurama.
This information is correct at the time of writing but please check the Event Programme for the final timetable, including time and location within the events.
Guest confirmed, health, international travel restrictions and other commitments pending. Further information will be provided via social media should any of these factors impact the guest's ability to attend.
Panel rooms are subject to venue capacity and safety requirements and may reach maximum capacity. Some panels will require patrons to queue for entry prior to the panel commencing. Please follow the directions of the staff.
An additional service charge may apply to Photograph and Autograph Tokens pre-purchased online or at the event.