Meet the Gumby Creative TeamMeet the talented artists and writers behind GUMBY!
Writer Jeff Whitman is a big kid at heart. Jeff speaks Portuguese and Spanish fluently and is working on French and German next. He loves reading comics from all over the globe.He loves GUMBY more than life itself (and yes, that’s him in the picture).
KYLE BAKER is an award-winning cartoonist, comic book writer-artist, and animator known for his graphic novels (including “Why I Hate Saturn” and “Nat Turner”) and for a 2000’s revival of the classic series “Plastic Man”. He has won numerous Eisner Awards and Harvey Awards for his work in the comics field, and has worked for such companies as Disney, Warner Brothers Feature Animation, HBO, Dreamworks, Cartoon Network, Marvel Comics, DC Entertainment, Saatchi And Saatchi, Watson-Guptill, RCA/BMG, Random House, Nickelodeon Magazine, Rugrats, Scholastic, Goosebumps, and others.
Artist RICK GEARY has written and illustrated three children’s books based on The Mask for DarkHorse and two Spider-Man children’s books for Marvel. His children’s comic“Society of Horrors” ran in Disney Adventures magazine. He was the artist foran earlier series of GUMBY Comics, written by Bob Burden, for which they received the 2007 Eisner Comic Industry Award for Best Publication for a Younger Audience.
His graphic novels include three adaptations for the Classics Illustrated, and the nine-volume series A Treasury of Victorian Murder for NBM Publishing. Thenew series A Treasury of 20th Century Murder began in 2008 with “The Lindbergh Child.” His other historically-based graphic novels include Cravan, written with Mike Richardson, and J. Edgar Hoover: A Graphic Biography.
ArtistArtist JOLYON YATES has done artwork for advertisements, films, video games, magazines, comics, posters and dvd booklets, and written articles for movie magazines. He drew the NYT best seller Ninjago comics for Papercutz and the WWE Superstars ‘Last Man Standing! book for SuperGenius. He’s also contributed to Super Genius’ revival of TALES FROM THE CRYPT and many other comics.