Robert Deas is a UK comic artist and the creator of Troy Trailblazer, the Sci-Fi adventure series appearing inside the pages of The Phoenix Weekly Story Comic. The fan favourite has been a regular strip since issue 10 with with the fifth epic length series set to start this summer.
As well as his creator led material, Robert has also worked extensively with Medikidz, a publisher specialising in medical comic books that help explain illnesses to children in an accessible way, using a team of young superheroes that travel inside the human body. He has worked on 7 full-length titles for them over the last 4 years and helped to redesign their core characters.
Robert’s early career was characterised by a string of graphic novel adaptations of literary classics such as Manga Shakespeare: Macbeth and Pride & Prejudice for SelfMadeHero.
Other clients include Disney, IDW, The Book Trust, Rubicon Canada and First Media.
Robert works completely digitally from his home studio in Lincolnshire using a Wacom Cintiq21UX and a combination of Sketchbook Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Google Sketchup.