Cartoonist, Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew!, Bart Simpson Comics
Scott Shaw! has been a pro cartoonist for 45 years. He’s worked in the fields of comic books, comic strips, animation, advertising, and toy design. Scott is best known for his work on the funnybooks Captain Carrot And His Amazing Zoo Crew! (which he co-created with Roy Thomas), Sonic the Hedgehog, and Bart Simpson Comics; the animated cartoon series Jim Henson’s Muppet Babies, The High-Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange, The Completely Mental Misadventures Of Ed Grimly and Camp Candy (the last two of which he produced and directed); a long run as key cartoonist and art director of the TV commercials. premiums, boxes and print ads for Post Pebbles cereal featuring the Flintstones; and designer of McFarlane Toys’ line of Hanna-Barbera figures. He’s also well known for his writing and presentations of Oddball Comics, “the craziest funnybooks ever published!” Scott was one of the San Diego Comic-Con’s originators and had attended every day of every year of the show since its “mini-con” in 1969 until last year when he had to stay home because of a shattered ankle. Understandably, he is quite eager to be back at Comic-Con, the world’s best-ever class reunion for weirdos (like him), and to start over on a new attendance record.