Monday, November 24, 2008

Creator Biography

Kevin L. Williams

Kevin L. Williams is a cartoonist/puppeteer, using these complimentary forms of entertainment as a means to spread humor and inspiration to his audiences. His creation, Muley the Mule, has been published in Muley Comix for many years in newspapers, international journals, comic anthologies, a collection of comic strips, and commercials. Other than in print, Williams’ Muley the Mule has also made many live appearances for shows, including appearing on national television, live appearances internationally, on radio (yep, on radio), and hosting shows such as Oscar Night America and events for charities like the Ronald McDonald House (who named him their Official SpokesMule).  He has proudly been listed as editor for MAW Productions' graphic novel series Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa.

Kevin has also taught puppetry and cartooning, imparting many details of both crafts to young and old alike.
 
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Kevin L. Williams and Muley the Mule

Kevin L. Williams is founder of Kevin L. Williams Productions and creator of Muley the Mule and Friends (comics and puppets). He has served since 2000 as President of the Mid-South Cartoonists Association, a subchapter of the National Cartoonists’ Society’s Southeastern Chapter, co-chairing events and art shows on behalf of the MSCA as well as other groups and associations, including speaking engagements such as the Cartoonist-in-Residence at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, CA. He has had comics published in regional and international publications, seen in all forms of print and in video around the world and on the internet, appeared on radio and national television, and auditioned with the Jim Henson Company, Sesame Workshop and the Walt Disney Company. Since 1995, he has been editor of MAW Productions’ Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa graphic novel series, and has contributed art and services to works and shows of other businesses. He has edited the MSCA's two anthologies as well as comics for other associations. The most recent traveling puppet show, Muley’s Talent(less) Revue, has garnered rave reviews from fans everywhere that are now looking forward to the “SuperMule” show. He is also well-known for his pop-culture character paintings.

 
Muleton Mule, Jr. (Muley the Mule), has been published and viewed in nearly all forms of media: print, radio, television, stage, and radio. Muley has served as the Official SpokesMule of the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis since 2003 and co-hosted many of the events with radio stations and television stations. Most recently, he was seen nationwide on the TV Guide Channel, veoh.com, and in the first issue re-launch of Muley’s Comix and Stories, a book described as “When The Muppets meet Peanuts.”


Both have appeared at numerous conventions, on stage, and performed for many audiences as well as conducted workshops and puppetry classes. Both have appeared as part of the Cartoonist-in-Residence program at the Charles M. Schulz Museum.
More information can be found at www.muleythemule.com.
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