American cartoonist that has illustrated more than 80 books for youthful readers including when he collaborated with author Mike Thaler over the Dark Lagoon series which became a best-seller. He gained a Bachelor of Great Arts degree in the John Herron Artwork Institute in Indianapolis in 1966. He was among six illustrators to make the first band of Content Meal containers at McDonalds. He provides two daughters, Jana and Jennifer along with his wife, PJ. He collaborated with Carson Kressley over the 2005 reserve You’re Different and that is Super.