John Mundt, Esquire
Comic Book & Illustration  Original Artwork
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John Mundt has now been drawing cartoons professionally for over twenty-five years, starting in 1980 (of course, he was in the 8th Grade at the time).  To commemorate this anniversary, here, for the first time, are offered for sale select pieces of original art from his career.  All prices include U.S. shipping costs.  Dealer inquiries are welcome.
Jommy Being Led To The Forbidden Fountain, 2004

Illustration for Oziana 2004, published by International Wizard of Oz Club - ink pen on white Bristol, 8.5" x 11" in size - unsigned

- John's Note -
"This one has a really nice assortment of Oz characters; The Shaggy Man, Omby Amby, Jommy Zelv, The Cowardly Lion, and The Hungry Tiger.  It was a lot of fun to draw, especially The Cowardly Lion!"

$65.00
DORKSTERS Comic Strip, First Episode, 2003

Comic book style monthly feature for Make Mine Monsters magazine - ink pen on white Bristol, 8.5" x 11" in size - unsigned

- John's Note -
"The assignment was to create a series with kid versions of famous movie monsters.  I took the idea one step further, imagining these kids as being brainy nerds in a special class!"

$55.00
Page 7, Issue #3, of The Adventures of Monkey comic book, 1997

Published by WOMP - ink pen and pattern-overlay on white Bristol, 11" x 17" in size - unsigned

- John's Note -
"Other than a tiny cameo in a giant cast picture in T.A.O.M. #1, this is Stretch's first official appearance!  I can't believe I'm selling it!"

$125.00
Page 13, Issue #3, of The Adventures of Monkey comic book, 1997

Published by WOMP - ink pen and pattern-overlay on white Bristol, 11" x 17" in size - unsigned

- John's Note -
"This is one of my favorite single pages from T.A.O.M..  I feel like I did a pretty good job with the old farmer, Zeb, and with Monkey's expressions of inquisitiveness!"

$95.00
Page 2, Issue #4, of The Adventures of Monkey comic book, 1998

Published by WOMP - ink pen and pattern-overlay on white Bristol, 11" x 17" in size - unsigned

- John's Note -
"It's a smorgasbord of super-people in this one.  In these few panels, we see villains The Bandit, Birdman, The Zombie (#2), Tyrannex, and Rock, as well as good-guys The Hero, Conscience (#1), Superior Soldier, Hiro, and Frysaa...and, of course Stretch and Monkey himself!"

$100.00
"Happy Halloween" from The Phantom, 2004

Unpublished sketch - ink pen and marker on white paper, 8.5" x 11" in size - signed and dated

- John's Note -
"The Phantom is one of the three or four oldest characters in The World of Monkey, and I still love drawing him!"

$15.00
...and more to come!

As interest may grow, other pieces from John's career will pop up here from time to time.  If you have any requests for the original art of specific pages or works, or are interested in commissioning John, write to -

contact@johnmundtesquire.com

Original artwork is a solid, and enjoyable, investment.

All major credit cards are accepted through PayPal!

Dealer inquiries are most welcome!
A mini-biography of John,
from writer Eric Gillitzer

Cartoonist John Mundt, Esquire, began his formal education under the tutelage of Loretta Grellner, studying fine art, figure drawing, composition and the
other topics that would form the classical basis of his skills as an artist.  However, his interest in comics lead him to enroll in the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon Art, the nation's premier institution for the development of the core skills necessary for successful cartoonists, comic book artists and graphic designers. 

Today, John has established himself as one of the best-known and most original cartoonists in the Midwest.   His ongoing projects include his self-published title The Adventures of Monkey, set in a fully-realized fictional world more than 20 years in the making.  The Adventures of Monkey is equal parts child-fantasy, super-hero epic and allegory.  Beneath its cartooned surface is a story dealing with emotional and spiritual issues both universal and intensely personal.  "The Adventures of Monkey" has been recognized and praised by some of the greatest talents in the comics industry - from established luminaries like Neil Gaiman, Jeff Smith and Scott McCloud to up-and-coming creators like Craig Thompson.  His work has been featured in national campaigns, major comic titles, newspapers, magazines and numerous independent publications nation-wide.
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