DAN THOMPSON is a member of the national Cartoonist Society and lives in North Carolina. His first cartoon was called LOST SHEEP, a web comic posted by Comic Sherpa HERE. His second, the exciting adventure strip RIP HAYWIRE, is syndicated by Andrews McMeel Syndicate and can be ogled HERE. Rip Haywire dates back to the first week of January 2009 and has been issued in six reprint volumes so far. His 100-page graphic novel titled Rip Haywire and the Curse of Tangaroa! was published by IDW Publishing in October 2011. March 2016 he published a chapter book for kids under the title Li’l Rip Haywire Adventures; Escape from Camp Cooties.
Author-artist Thompson is an avid reader of reprinted collections starring Captain Easy, Buz Sawyer, Terry and the Pirates, Steve Canyon and Dick Tracy. He likes to keep busy — he also draws the features BREVITY [HERE] and KIDSPOT [HERE] for Universal Uclick. His newest comic strip is HARLEY which will start March 6 on GoComics.