MOTTER Dean

MOTTER Dean

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE OF PERSON\M\MOTTER Dean, Comics Interview, 39, 1986, 77.jpg                                Comics Interview, 39, 1986: 77.

He wrote “The Scared and the Profane” which Ken Steacy illustrated. It first appeared in Star Reach issue 9, June 1977 and finished in issue 13, August 1978. In Star Reach issue 14, August 1978 there was a short story of another mission. The book version appeared in 1987.

He was editor of Andromeda volume 2 September 1977 through to November 1979.

In 1982 he was working for a book publisher and was teaching at the Ontario College of Art. In 1983 he won a Juno Award his record album cover design. He had had two previous nominations: one being in 1982.

He created and wrote “Mister. X”. He is also cover artist and art director for the magazine. Mister X first appeared June 1984. In the same year Motter’s rendition of Mister X and Radiant City appeared on the jacket of the record album Visions of Our Future by Tenants. It was nominated for a Juno. Motter’s involvement in the project appears to have ended with volume 1, number 12, January 1988.

WORK:

CARTOONIST:

BOOK GRAPHIC:

Content:

Novel:

Mister X: Condemned. Illus. assist & Colo., Hamid Bahrami. Dark Horse Books, Nov. 2009.

BOOK GRAPHIC COLLECTION:

Content:

Story:

Mister X: Eviction & Other Stories. Dark Horse Books, Nov. 2013.

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Story:

“The Escape and Pursuit of Jeanne d’Arc.” Andromeda, 2-1, Sept.1977.

ILLUSTRATOR:

BOOK GRAPHIC:

 Cover:

 Book front:

Mister X: Condemned. Illus. assist & Colo., Hamid Bahrami. Dark Horse Books, Nov. 2009.

BOOK GRAPHIC COLLECTION:

Cover

 Book front:

Mister X: Eviction & Other Stories. Dark Horse Books, Nov. 2013.

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC:

All Mister X periodicals published by Vortex Comics.

Cover:

Front: Mister X,…
1-4, May 1985.

1-5, Aug.1985.

1-6, Dec.1985.

1-8, Oct.1986.

1-12, Jan.1988.

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Story:

“Process.” Writ., A.E. Van Vogt . Andromeda, 2-2, June 1978.

PRINT

The Return of Mr. X.  Graphitti Designs 1986. This book limited to 1500 copies collects the first for issues of Mister X  plus preparatory sketches and a print by Dean Motter.

WRITER:

BOOK GRAPHIC:

Content:

Novel:

The Sacred & The Profane, Illus., Ken Steacy. Eclipse Books, 1987.

CREATOR & sometime WRITER

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC:

Content:

Serial:“Mr. X.” Creator, Dean Motter. Mister X,…..
1-1, June 1984. Car., Jamie & Gilbert Hernandez. Col., & Let., Paul Rivoche: 3-25.

2, Aug. 1984. Car., J., G. & Mario Hernandez. Col., Klaus Schönefeld. Let., P. Rivoche: 1-20

3, Dec.1984. “…Car., J., G. & M. Hernandez. Col., K. Schönefeld. Let., Ty Templeton: 1-18.

4, May 1985. Car., J., G. & M. Hernandez. Col., K. Schönefeld. Let., T. Templeton: 2-22.

“Mr. X.” Creator, & Writ. Dean Motter. Mister X,…..
“…The Bizarre Death of Walter Eichmann.” Illus. & Col., K. Schönefeld. Co-script. In. & Let., T. Templeton. 5, Aug.1985.

“…: The Revenge of Zamora.” Pen., Seth. In., William Diamond. Col., K. Schönefeld. Let., Deborah Glencross. 6, Dec. 1985.

“…The Secret, Pts 1& 2.” Pen., Seth. In., W. Diamond. Col., K. Schönefeld. Let’, D. Glencross. 7, Feb.1986.

“…The Secret Pt 3.” Pen., Seth. In., W. Diamond. Col., P. Rivoche. Let., Deborah Marks (Glencross). 8, Oct.1986.

“… The Secret Pts 4 & 5.” Illus., Seth. Col. & Let., D. Marks. 9, Dec.1986.

 

“Mr. X: Nightclubs and Daydreams, ….” Creat.& Writ., D. Motter. Illus., Seth. Col. & Let., D. Marks.

Mister X,…

“… Pts 1 & 2.” 10, Aug.1987. “…Pt 3.” 11, Nov.1987. “…Pts, 4 & 5.” 12, Jan.1988.

PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Cover:

Back: Andromedia, 2-2, June 1978.

Content:

Serial:

“The Sacred and the Profane.” Illus., Ken Steacy. Star Reach 9, June 1977 to 14 August 1978.

CO-ILLUSTRATOR:

DISC AUDIO 33 RPM:

Artwork:

Co-illus., Paul Rivoche. Q107, Homegrown, vol.3. Various artists. Attic Records Ltd., 1981. ATT1225.

SOURCE:

Periodical text:

“Dean Motter.” Interviewer, Marty Herzog. Comics Interview, 39, 1986: 60-77.

“Dean Motter & Mark Askwith.” Interviewer, Marty Herzog. Comics Interview,77, 1989: 4-20.

Newspaper:

“Fab Funnies.” Writ., Dan Proudfoot. Toronto Sun, 11 January 1987: C8.

“Here’s your guide to superheroes of Canadian comics.” Toronto Star, 27 February 1987: D6.

“Mister X marks the spot in comics.” Writ., Rob Salem. Toronto Star, 27 February 1987: D3.

GALLERY:

See MISTER X