comic creator / illustrator / tattoo artist

Dave Davenport

about Dave

Dave Davenport has worked as a comic and tattoo artist for over 20 years. His works have appeared in various magazines including Unzipped, Out, and Instigator, comics such as Alphabet from Prism Comics, as well as Theater of Terror: Revenge of the Queers and Jon Macy's Fearful Hunter from Northwest Press.

Along with Justin Hall, Dave co-created the gay erotic comics series Hard to Swallow, which was published through his own Marginalized Publications. Spinning out of the pages of Hard to Swallow, Dave's original characters Feral and the Ghost Skater have become fan favorites, starring in their own books and earning Dave the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant in 2015.

Dave continues to create new Feral and the Ghost Skater stories, and other original projects, through Tannis Comix.

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