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Luke McGarry is an illustrator, cartoonist, animator and designer from Manchester, UK, now based in Los Angeles.

His clients include Playboy, The Hollywood Reporter, Google, Viz, Goldenvoice, ZEDD, Tenacious DVans Shoes, LA Galaxy, Vice TV and Super Deluxe among others. He created minor internet phenomenon Sad Chewie, as well as a number of animations and music videos for the likes of VISA, IFC, Epitaph RecordsUniversal Music Group and the NHL. He’s one of the usual gang of idiots at MAD Magazine, writing and illustrating two comics; The 27 Club and The Chancers. His comic strip Lukey McGarry’s TL;DR runs daily on GoComics, and he does a weekly political cartoon for OC Weekly. He has received Advertising Illustrator of the Year and the Silver T-Square award from the National Cartoonist Society, and a cease and desist letter from the city of Santa Monica.

He’s one half of design outfit Fantastic Heat Brothers, and he sings, plays bass and twiddles knobs in the band Pop Noir.

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