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.
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
Titles Contributed To:-
All That Jazz Too
AustraliaBurns Comic Anthology
OzCon Souvenir Program
Sherlock Holmes: Dark Detective
The Perilous Plights of Peter Pumpkinhead
The Tango Collection
Tides of Hope
Uncle Doc & the Goose
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