The Rainbow Orchid by Garen Ewing

Garen Ewing is an English illustrator, designer and comic artist, born in Redhill in 1969. Ewing began his career in the late 1980s, self-publishing several fanzines and eventually the anthology 'Cosmorama' through King Rat Press. Among his early comics was the SF story 'Realm of the Sorceress', that appeared in the fanzine Panemomium from 1987 to 1991. He made a full length comic version of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest', which was published in 1994. He also made a humorous strip called 'Captain Powerchord' for the local entertainment guide 5D in 1993-94.

He has contributed to the Accent UK anthologies, 'Solar Wind', the 'Feed America's Children' charity comic and the weekly kids comic The DFC. He commenced working on his Clear Line adventure comic 'The Rainbow Orchid' starring the character Julius Chancer in 1996. After a couple of self-published episodes through King Rat Press in 2003, the comic was printed in book format by Egmont UK in 2009. Ewing is additionally a researcher and writer on the Second Anglo-Afghan War.

Last updated: 2012-11-30

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