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Demon Slayer: Bad-ime Drawing with Comic Book Artist Dean Rankine

Guess who’s back? That’s right – it’s our talented artist mate, Dean Rankine: the slayin’ comic artist, illustrator and writer!

This time around, Dean is going to have a crack(ling) at sketching a bad-ime (bad anime) drawing of Demon Slayer’s wacky fan favourite boar-man, Inosuke Hashibira.


The definitely-not-BOARing bad-ime goodness continues below…

Part 1

Part 2


Are certain anime characters hogging the ‘bad-ime’ spotlight?

Let us know on our social channels the character you’d like Dean to sketch next time!

If you enjoyed this drawing session, check out Dean’s bad-ime of One Punch Man’s Saitama.


About Dean Rankine

Even though he’s the star of this ‘bad-ime’ drawing series, Dean is actually excellent at drawing.

Dean Rankine is a comic book artist and writer best known for his work on Simpsons Comics.

Dean’s credits include; Simpsons Comics #180, #182, #183, #184, #186, #200, #211, #225, #228, #231, #233, #234, #238, #240, Futurama Comics #62, Bongo’s Two One-Shot Wonders in One #1, Bart Simpson’s Pal, Milhouse #1, Simpsons Winter Wingding #7, #10, Bongo Comics Free-For-All 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 & 2018, The Malevolent Mr. Burns #1, Bart Simpson Comics #78, #80, #82, #83, #87, #89, #91, #94, #95, #98, #99, The Greatest Bartman Stories Ever Told #1, Jimbo Jones #1, The Mighty Moe Szyslak #1, Krusty the Clown #1, Chief Wiggum’s Felonious Funnies #1 and The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror’ #23 (Bongo Comics).

He’s contributed work to; Rick and Morty and Invader Zim #40 (Oni Press), Oggy and the Cockroaches #1, #2, #3, Underdog and Pals #2, #3, Rocky and Bullwinkle : As Seen On TV #1, #2, Laurel and Hardy and Laurel and Hardy Meet The Three Stooges #1 (American Mythology), The Hellboy Winter Special 2016 (Dark Horse), Skottie Young’s I Hate Fairyland #13 (Image), KAIJUnior (GOOF!), The Beano and The Dandy (DC Thomson), Zombie Tramp Does the Holidays and Cougar and Cub #5 (Action Lab) and Australian MAD Magazine (Next Media).

Dean is currently illustrating Timmy the Ticked-Off Pony series – written by Magda Szubanski. And illustrated the Funny Thing Happened to Simon Sidebottom series and On The First Day of  School (Scholastic), The Mad Scientist (Pearson), the Stuff Happens series, A Lot of Stuff Happens omnibus and Morris Gleitzman’s Extra Time and Help Around the House (Penguin Random House). He also contributed illustrations to Bartman: The Superhero’s Handbook (Matt Groening Productions).

He’s the creator of the Ledger Award winning Itty Bitty Bunnies in Rainbow Pixie Candy Land #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 and Itty Bitty Bunnies: Cavalcade of Contraband (TPB) and Friendgasm (TPB) published through Action Lab.

Dean also wrote and illustrated; Baby’s First Exorcism, Poetry of the Geek and My Dad is an Animal (Popsicle Press).

And (would you believe) he’s one of the massive group of artists who currently hold the Guinness World Record for the ‘Most Contributors to a Published Comic Book’.

Dean is a ‘Role Model’ with Books in Homes (A national program that provides access to books-of-choice to children and families living in low socio-economic conditions.)

He’s also one third of the Ogre’s Basement Podcast.

When he’s not drawing, Dean likes to eat pizza, play Dungeons and Dragons, and watch cat videos.

Follow Dean’s social media channels for more of his awesome art and musings: Facebook, Instagram and DeviantArt.


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