Marc Bell
Artist at work; A photo of Marc Bell taken at the Monthly Montreal Comix Jam, February 25, 2004
BornMarc Bell
1971 (1971)
London, Ontario
NationalityCanadian
Area(s)
  • Cartoonist
  • Artist
  • Notable works
    Shrimpy and Paul and Friends, Hot Potatoe, Pure Pajamas, Stroppy

    Marc Bell (born 1971 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian cartoonist and artist. He was initially known for creating comic strips (such as Shrimpy and Paul), but Bell has also created several exhibitions of his mixed media work and watercoloured drawings. Hot Potatoe [sic], a monograph of his work, was released in 2009. His comics have appeared in many Canadian weeklies, Vice, and LA Weekly. He has been published in numerous anthologies, such as Kramers Ergot and The Ganzfeld.

    Publications

    Anthology work

    Solo exhibitions

    Awards and nominations

    Solo and collaborative self-published booklets

    Bloo Chip, The Fellowship Of The Ring, The Return Of The King, The Two Towers, Call Larry About The Ironing Board, Gooma, Knoze Clippah! (several varied editions), The Layer of the Ea_th, The Stacks, Stand Tall Guru vol. 1 and vol.3, Shut-Up World, Sleepy Pie, P.M.F. #1-4, Big Boy #1-2, Musician's Cornfest Annual (several issues), Ig, Thanksgiving Amoeba (several editions), Who Cares?, Future Man, Belly Wot Leaflet! (three issues), Hippy #1, This Booklet Contains, Alan Thick Half-Rave with Bob Hope Featuring Jay Leno, Puffer #1-7, Portugese Shovel #1-2 [sic], Atum Bom, The Stacks, Society, Construct, Fwob Ob Obi Won, Turf Godz, Birthday Moustache, The Toe Toddler #1, That Ol’ Drunken Puffer, Totally Psychedoolick, Swed, M.A.C.U. (several issues), There is Nothing + More!, No. 1 Cup, Kelp Stingray, Big Pile Comics, Hassle-Free, Schematic Diagrams For Proposed Objects, Arbeitees #1 and #2, Dr. Booze, Put Your Life Away, Tired of Drawing Books, The Senior Set, Dongery, Boutique Mag #2, Cowabunga Schnauzer (Belly Wot Leaflet 2013, Special Edition), Work Ethic #1, Food Court Foodies