Welcome to my website.
I've been a freelance comic book artist/ graphic artist/ editorial cartoonist/ illustrator for the last 30 years.
Feel free to check out my new series the supernatural western "Shadow of the West
" #1-6 now uploaded. Please click on the link to view.
My wife Monica Sharp & I published our "Chronicles of PANDA KHAN
" comic book series in the 1980's and '90s after it had appeared in Richard Harris's fanzine and been published by Wendy and Richard Pini (ELFQUEST).
Click on the blue Panda Khan title above to read scans of our entire series and other Brotherhood of P'an stories (like TALES OF THE BROTHERHOOD
) that were published elsewhere, like back-up stories in Usagi Yojimbo.
Monica and I are working on getting all the Panda Khan stories re-lettered and colored and put together as a graphic novel. Details to follow on this website…
Read Monica's blog PANDEMIC to learn what we're doing lately. or go to my Facebook page
visit my deviantArt PandaKhan-DaveGarcia
in the meantime…
I attended Baja Con-El Inicio https://www.facebook.com/BajaComicCon in Tijuana November 15th. Had a good time and met some cool artists, cosplayers, and fans.
Some background on me...
Peter Laird contacted me to adapt the '80's TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES cartoon show storyboards for the 2issue mini-series of Archie's Comics TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ADVENTURES "Return of the Shredder", which followed my inking the 3-issue mini-series, Heroes on a Half-Shell, penciled by Michael Dooney. Both of those mini-series were reprinted many times by Archie Comics. Random House released them as comics with audiocassettes to listen and read the story. I bought my 6 year old son licensed TMNT-decorated tennis shoes in boxes that were decorated with my artwork from the comics
I kept working on that regular TMNT Adventure series with Michael Dooney, Ken Mitchroney, Steve Bissette, and others in the early years. Pete and Kev asked Monica and i if Panda Khan could join the original Playmates TMNT toy line as a good guy action figure. Click this link "TMNT ADVENTURES
" to see original art, photos and more.
I worked with creator Ben Edlund on the original "TICK" comic book series and continued drawing New England Comics spin-offs such as "PAUL THE SAMURAI" and a host of "TICK" comics.
I drew Steven Spielberg's "TINY TOON ADVENTURES" for Warner Brothers foreign publishing.
I've drawn illustrations for Bantam Books, Fox Kids, Starlog Magazine, and numerous regional and local magazine and book publishers.
I work with a number of advertising and design studios in both northern and southern California, working on projects ranging from business logos and mascots, lobby posters, album covers, full color T-shirt designs, as well as
Disney's Vista credit union's annual reports in "comic book" and "Golden Book" form.
I draw weekly editorial cartoons for my local desert print newspaper, the Imperial Valley Press, here in California.
I dig history and westerns. I love B movies, animation, horror, and Sci-Fi.
Click the "sketchbook
" link to see drawings & photos from conventions and appearances.
Click "Editorial Cartoons"
to see those.
I like drawing commissions featuring classic, original, and just plain cool genre characters.
If you're interested in an original drawing or buying original comic art pages, my Contact info is on the "Contact Us
All original art © Dave Garcia- (except where noted)
Panda Khan Logos & Shadow of the West Logo by designer Frank Limon