Brendan McCarthy is a British artist and designer best known for his work in comic books, film and television.Brendan McCarthy, of Irish descent, was born in London. Brendan soon began painting and drawing his own home-made comics.After leaving Chelsea art college in London, where he studied film and Fine Art, Brendan decided to become a full-time artist. He created the indy comic book Sometime Stories with art college pal Brett Ewins. His first paid commercial work was a one page strip Electrick Hoax in the British weekly music paper Sounds with another art school escapee, writer Peter Milligan in 1978.
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