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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, #240, Futurama Comics #62, Bongo’s Two One-Shot Wonders in One #1, Bart Simpson’s Pal, Milhouse #1, Simpsons Winter Wingding #7, #10, Bongo Comics Free-For-All 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 & 2018, The Malevolent Mr. Burns #1, Bart Simpson Comics #78, #80, #82, #83, #87, #89, #91, #94, #95, #98, #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, #3, Rocky and Bullwinkle : As Seen On TV #1, #2 and Laurel and Hardy Meet The Three Stooges (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) and Australian MAD Magazine (Next Media).

He’s 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, #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 (Popsicle Press), Poetry of the Geek and Be Batman : The Unofficial Superhero’s Guide to Overcoming Adversity (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’.

Dean is a ‘Role Model’ with Books in Homes (A national program that provides access to books-of-choice to children and families living in low socio-economic conditions) – https://booksinhomes.com.au 

He’s also one-third of the Ogre’s Basement Podcast.

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.