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Ben Hatke

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Ben Hatke is an author and illustrator of graphic novels and picture books. Most notably he is the creator of the Zita the Spacegirl graphic novel series.

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Ben Hatke I don't know how upsetting it is to you, but I have to change my shirt BECAUSE IT IS SOAKED WITH TEARS.
Ben Hatke Designing creatures is still one of my favorite parts of the process. Plot and story are the meat and vegetables and, for me, creature design and…moreDesigning creatures is still one of my favorite parts of the process. Plot and story are the meat and vegetables and, for me, creature design and environment design are like dessert.

If I ever get stuck on creature design I turn to the smithsonian book of natural history, or any book full of pictures of all the weird stuff that already exists on our planet.(less)
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Happy Halloween, my friends!

A couple of years ago, I sort of half-participated in Inktober by throwing together a slapdash illustrated story about the Not-So-Great Pumpkin. You can read it here. This year I revisited the NSGP with a short story comprised of 13 ink and watercolor panels. It's not really a proper Inktober project, what with the ink taking a back seat to the watercolors, but it...

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“I am One. I value my uniqueness. If there were more like me I would hope they were small and easy to destroy.”
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