ROB LEE CARTOONS

Cardiff born Rob Lee’s professional career began in London with IPC Magazines one of Europe’s biggest publishers. Eventually Rob became a freelance artist and writer for children's comics such as the Beano, Buster and Whizzer and Chips. Following a spell ghosting such cartoons as Dennis the Menace and Kid Kong, Rob went on to create many of his own strips.

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In the eighties, moving into animation, Rob worked on Mike Young's Superted series before either originating or designing several networked concepts. Amongst these were the hugely successful BAFTA nominated Fireman Sam (in conjunction with London firemen Dave Jones and Dave Gingell), Joshua Jones for the BBC and S4C as well as Satellite City, a twelve-part animated series aired on TVAM. 

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Also, in partnership with entreprenuer Jim Driscoll MBE, Rob designed the BAFTA nominated Shoe People along with The Oggies and Digswell which had the rare distinction of being displayed on a Soyuz rocket and launched from Russia to America where it orbited earth for five days before landing in the waters off Seattle on Thanksgiving Day! Amongst Rob’s current work is Aliens in my Rucksack, Barbarian Bears, PC Pepper and Cruel Aliens, an animated sitcom originated by Red Dwarf creator Rob Grant.

Alongside his TV output Rob has written many children's books and adult thrillers. Following Blood Road, his third book Words Can Kill, is due for release in the near future.

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When not writing crime fiction novels Rob juggles the origination of cartoon concepts with painting and is working on a series of acrylic, watercolour and digital paintings for his online gallery.