Bob Camp A Cartoonist Hero Of Mine

Bob Camp is a cartoonist, comic book artist, writer, story artist, designer, director and producer. Bob has been nominated for two Emmys, a CableACE Award, and an Annie Award for his work on The Ren and Stimpy Show.

Camp worked at Marvel Comics as an illustrator on many comic titles including G.I. Joe, Crazy Magazine, Bizarre Adventures, Savage Tales, Conan the Barbarian, and the ‘Nam.

Camp started his animation career as a designer for animated series such as ThunderCats, Silverhawks, TigerSharks, and several other series produced by Rankin/Bass. He then worked as a designer on The Real Ghostbusters for DiC, and later as a storyboard artist on Tiny Toon Adventures for Warner Bros. Television.

Camp was a co-founder of and director for Spümcø, the animation studio that created The Ren and Stimpy Show. He played a major role in the studio’s creative force until September 21, 1992, when he left to work for Games Productions (a.k.a. Games Animations), the animation studio Nickelodeon initially created to continue work on the Ren and Stimpy series after Spümcø had been fired. At Games, Camp was promoted to creative director of Ren and Stimpy and supervised work on the episodes made.

In the 2000s, Camp worked as a storyboard artist on animated feature films such as Looney Tunes: Back in Action and Ice Age: The Meltdown.

* ThunderCats, Silverhawks, TigerSharks, Mini Monsters, Karate Kat, Street Frogs (1985-1987) Rankin/Bass (Development artist, design lead)
* The Real Ghostbusters (1986) DiC (Character designer)
* The New Adventures of Beany and Cecil (1988) DiC (Character designer
* Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) Warner Bros. Television (Storyboard artist)
* The Ren and Stimpy Show (1991-1996) Nickelodeon (Co-creator, storyboard artist, writer, director, producer, supervising director)
* Space Goofs (1995-1996) Gaumont Multimedia/Fox (Writer, storyboard artist, co-story supervisor, voice director)
* Cow and Chicken (1997-1999) Cartoon Network (Storyboard artist)
* Lucky Lydia (2000) Cartoon Network (Writer, co-director, executive producer)
* Jackie Chan Adventures (2002) Columbia TriStar Television (Storyboard artist)
* Grim and Evil (2003) Cartoon Network (Storyboard artist)
* How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (2000) Imagine Entertainment (Storyboard artist)
* Osmosis Jones (2001) Warner Bros. Pictures (Storyboard artist)
* Cats & Dogs (2001) Warner Bros. Pictures (Storyboard artist)
* Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) Paramount Pictures (Storyboard artist)
* Scooby-Doo (film) (2002) Warner Bros. Pictures (Storyboard artist
* Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) Warner Bros. Pictures (Storyboard artist)
* Robots (2005) Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox (Storyboard artist)
* Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006) Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox (Storyboard artist)

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