Tim McEwen

Tim McEwen

Tim McEwen

Award winning co-creator of Greener Pastures

Tim McEwen is a comic book creator, storyboard artist, cartoonist, designer and educator, having comics published since the mid-1980s.
He’s the co-creator of the internationally distributed, award-winning comic Greener Pastures, which is currently being serialised in Adventure Illustrated.
He has championed Australian comic books since the 1990s as a distributor, publisher, event organiser, commentator, reviewer, advocate and more, including re-establishing the Ledger Awards for excellence in Australian comics in 2014. 
Tim has been nominated and shortlisted many times for numerous awards, including three times for Best Comic Book Artist in the Australian Cartoonists’ Association’s prestigious Stanley Awards. In 2018 he received the Platinum Ledger Award for contributions to the Australian comics scene.
He has taught comics creation, history and theory at university, primary and secondary schools, privately and in workshops, and is currently teaching at JMC Academy Sydney, concentrating on visual storytelling and drawing subjects.
Tim is the proud father of two adult kids and has an understanding wife who hasn’t thrown out his collection of 10,000 comic books.

Awards won:-
ComicOz Awards. Adventure Illustrated #1 finalist. (5 January 2021)
Australian Cartoonists' Association Stanley Awards nomination: Best Comic Book Artist. (2013, 2014 and 2020)
JMC Academy Teacher of the Year – Overall Winner (Animation, nationally). (29 May 2020)
JMC Academy Teacher of the Year – Department Winner (Animation, Sydney Campus). (5 February 2019)
Ledger Awards: Platinum Ledger for contribution to Australian comics recipient (2018). (Also nominated 2005, then titled Ledger of Honour)
Australian Shadows Awards shortlist, comics/graphic novels: "Troll" (2016)
Ledger Awards Shortlist: The Sixsmiths: Volume Two. (2016)
Cartoons Galore! People's Choice Award runner up. (2013)
OzCon Award winner: Favourite Character (Trevor Bovis). (1997)
OzCon Award nomination: Favourite Artist (Tim McEwen). (1995, 1996 and 1997)
OzCon Award nomination: Favourite Cover (Greener Pastures #4, #5). (1996 and 1997)
OzCon Award nomination: Favourite Title (Greener Pastures). (1995, 1996 and 1997)
OzCon Award nomination: Favourite Character (Trevor Bovis). (1995, 1996 and 1997)

Work is of these types/genres:-
Indie, Creator Owned, Satire, Graphic Novel, Action, Adventure, Funny Animal, Furry

Talents Include:-
Comic Artist
Comic Creator

Secondary Talents:-

Titles Contributed To:-

16 Hours

Adventure Illustrated

All That Jazz Too

AustraliaBurns Comic Anthology

Clubhouse Comics


Greener Pastures


Issue One


Liedekijn: Artbook

Magnum Opus

OzCon Souvenir Program

Sherlock Holmes: Dark Detective




The Perilous Plights of Peter Pumpkinhead

The Sixsmiths

The Tango Collection

Tides of Hope

Totally Wicked

Uncle Doc & the Goose

State:- NSW

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