Alan MacBain

Freelance Book Illustrator & Cartoonist

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Location:Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/alanmacbain
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NATIONAL AWARD WINNING CARTOONIST
Cartoons, Illustration & Humorous Illumination

“Creating world class cartoons for this and any other planet!”


FREELANCE 1970 – Present
Spots, caricatures, character development, covers and full stories from concept to completion.

Illustration credits and clients include (but are not limited to):

Isaac Asimov • Audubon Society • The B-52's ( Tour Programs, T-Shirts, 1992 Inaugural Ball Memorabilia )? Because We Care Ministries • Boy Scouts of America • Lou Brutus ( Syndicated Radio Personality-SONY Network's Hard-Drive ) ? Carousel at Pottstown • Children’s Digest • Children’s Playmate Magazine • CIGNA • Dollar Discount Stores • Dr. Licks • Giant Microbes, Inc. ? GRACO • Harleysville Insurance • Harpoon Louie's Restaurants • Humpty Dumpty's Magazine • Jack & Jill Magazine • Journal Register Publications • Kawasaki-LNP Division • McDonald's • Merck Sharp & Dohme • Montgomery County Parks and Heritage Department (PA) • MTV • North American Publishing • PBS ? Peck Marketing • Pennsylvania State Police • Rollins Trucking • Saturday Evening Post Organization • Skeeball, Inc. • Trend MLS • Trooper Ash Safety Shows • Turtle Magazine • U.S. KIDS - A Weekly Reader Magazine • Valley Forge National Park • WHFS Radio - Washington, DC • WHJY Radio - Providence, RI • WRCX Radio - Chicago, IL • X-M Satellite Radio ? Zany Brainy Toy Stores

POTTSTOWN MERCURY 1984 – Present
Editorial Cartoons - Sunday Feature Illustrations - Public Figure Caricatures - Advertising Illustration

Suburban Newspapers of America – First Place Editorial Cartoon Circulation classes E & F – 2005 and 2007, Second Place 2006, Third Place 2010

Society of Professional Journalists Greater Philadelphia Chapter – Second Place Editorial Cartoon – 2004 and 2005

Collaborated on 5 part editorial series with Thomas Hylton for which he won the 1990 Pulitzer Prize

One front page apology from the Editor regarding cartoons

FIRST CARTOON PUBLISHED Age 9

Editorial for local weekly newspaper – The Schwenksville Item

MEDIUMS & METHODS
Pencil, Ink, Acrylic, Watercolor, Oil, Epoxy Resin and Photoshop.
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Book Illustration
Cartooning