Q: What is “ZED”?
A: ZED is a laundry dweller that began his life within the secret underground tunnels that connect
to all washers and dryers. He had the fortunate experience to make a wrong turn one faitfull morning, leading him into the
lives and hearts of his adopted family.
Q: How did you get started drawing cartoons?
A: I began to draw cartoons at a very early age. When I found out that there were people
who make their living drawing cartoons all day I knew that was how I wanted to spend the rest of my life.
Q: How long have you been drawing
began in the pages of my community’s weekly newspaper in the fall of 1995, when I was fifteen. We have been thru a great
deal and are now celebrating our fifteenth anniversary.
Q: How many papers publish ZED?
A: ZED appears in a dozen weekly newspapers throughout Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Indiana
and Idaho. Just a tad under my goal of 2,000!
Q: Who are your artistic influences?
A: I must say that I have respect for each and every cartoonist that has come before
me. My personal favorites include Charles M. Schulz (Peanuts), Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey), Jim Davis (Garfield), Bil Keane
(Family Circus), Tom Wilson (Ziggy), and Brian Crane (Pickles).
Q: Have you always wanted to be a cartoonist?
A: YES! I have never wanted to be anything else!
To be able to escape into my studio and create a comic strip that will make someone’s day a little brighter is the coolest
job in the world!
How can I get you to come and speak at my school?
A: Simply have your principal/teacher email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org. It is that easy!
Q: What does the future hold for ZED?
A: Many more years of laughs and hugs! ZED will make
it to the big screen, small screen, Broadway, and a fast food toy!