Ryan Beaird (Beairdo) has been a professional cartoonist since the mid 2000s. His work has appeared in numerous newspapers throughout the United Kingdom. He created the comic strip 'An Ideal World' which consists of a town of criminals living together on the edge of society. He is also working on an animated version of his comic (2010). In 2010 he started a new series called 'Jack and Runty', about a stand-up comedian and his comedy writing dog. Beairdo is inspired in his work by Jim Davis and Seth MacFarlane, and like to give his cartoons a "shock factor". He furthermore an artist for birthday cards for Flash Jack Greetings.