John Law
John Law

Gary Chaloner has been a professional artist and writer since 1982. The Sydney-born creator first started his career as a publisher of his own work, through his imprint Cyclone Comics (founded together with Glenn Lumsden and David de Vries). Cyclone grew to publish a range of popular comic books in the 1980s and 1990s with titles as diverse as 'The Jackaroo', 'The Southern Squadron', 'Dark Nebula', 'GI Joe Australia', 'Flash Damingo' and 'CCQ' ('Cyclone Comics Quarterly').

His creator-owned projects include 'Morton Stone: Undertaker' and 'Red Kelso', a pulp-inspired adventure series. Other comic books he drew for are 'The Olympians' and 'Planet of the Apes: Urchak's Folly'. In 2002, he started working with Will Eisner on new versions of his classic characters 'John Law, Detective', 'Lady Luck' and 'Mr. Mystic'. These stories were first published online and then were published in 2004 by IDW Publishing. He now makes a we comic starring Robert E. Howard's comedy western character 'Breckinridge Elkins'.

He cites the work of Hergé, Roy Crane, Will Eisner and Alex Toth as his artistic inspirations. In 1990, Gary moved to Perth, Western Australia with his wife Tracy, and son Jake. He now lives and works in Tasmania.

The Olympians by Gary Chaloner
The Olympians

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