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Illustration: Island of the Bargain Basement Dinosaurs, part one

Science Island schematic
Marie Fisher
Max Penforth, Annette Granger and Herbert Fowler
Marie reminisces
Marie and Jeff, Anna Singh and Ronnie Hernandez
Lab-Block 16-E schematic
Artwork from my in-development science fiction novel, all about Mad Science and Dinosaurs!


They say everyone has a novel inside them, and by the looks of things mine is one strange, strange story. Island of The Bargain Basement Dinosaurs, set in the year 2033, chronicles the adventures of three young Mad Scientists - Marie Fisher, Jeff Preston and Lida 2472 - as they embark on an epic quest to rescue their mentor and boss (one Edith Parker) from a land that time forgot; created from bits and pieces of cheesy old dinosaur movies! I've written the novel (300+ pages!), and now I face my own equally epic quest: to illustrate it! I've done plenty of artwork already, but there's still a long way to go.... good thing I like the subject matter, huh? Presented here are my first selction of artworks, all from the early stages of the novel, which should introduce you to some of the main cast and their places of work....

Written by

Jon Kay

15 Oct 2016

Hey there! Jon Kay, cartoonist-at-large, here! I am an Auckland-based creative-type person....