About Neill

Neill Cameron is a cartoonist and writer, creator of the comic books Mega Robo Bros,  Mo-Bot High, The Pirates of Pangaea  (with Daniel Hartwell), Tamsin and the Deep (with Kate Brown)and the instructional How To Make Awesome Comics. Since 2011 his work has appeared in the weekly children’s comic The Phoenix. In 2016 Mega Robo Bros and Tamsin and the Deep were both shortlisted for the British Comics Awards. In 2017, Mega Robo Bros won the Excelsior Award Jr, a national comic award voted for by school and library reading groups across the country.


During 2014 Neill worked as artist in residence at The Story Museum in Oxford, where he contributed several large-scale comic strip installations and continues to be involved in comics-based education and activities, including running a monthly Comics Club group for young cartoonists.


Neill frequently travels the country giving workshops in schools, libraries and at festivals, and is a passionate advocate for the role comics can play in developing literacy skills and encouraging children’s creativity.

 


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