Ian Carney

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Ian Carney is a British comics writer. Born in Liverpool, Merseyside on 11 September 1962, carney began writing comics in the 80s for Fleetway Editions in the UK and First Comics and Dark Horse Comics in the US. He now works as an animation writer in the UK for children's cartoon series such as The Cramp Twins, Bob The Builder and The Hoobs. He is probably best known as co-creator with Woodrow Phoenix of a humorous anthology comic called SugarBuzz published by Slave Labor Graphics, featuring a cast of over fifty characters. The most popular being Pants Ant, who featured in an animated cartoon for The Cartoon Network; and the Where's It At, Sugar Kat? series which was also optioned for film and TV projects by Walt Disney inc.

He has also created Axis Mundi with artist Garry Marshall, Randy The Skeleton with artist Aidan Potts and A Bagful of Anteaters with artist Jonathan Edwards.


  • Randy the Skeleton (1996)
  • Sugar Buzz! #1-9 (1998-)
  • The Skeleton Key/Sugar Kat special (1998)
  • Axis Mundi (Slab-O-Concrete, 1999)
  • A Bagful of Anteaters (2003)
  • Where's it at Sugar Kat: The Thin Of the Land (2003) ISBN 0-943151-56-2
  • SugarBuzz! Your ticket to happiness (2004) ISBN 1-59362-008-X


  • Kane, Will (2003) interview in Where's it at Sugar Kat: The Thin Of the Land, 98-103 SLG Publishing ISBN 0-943151-56-2
  • Kane, Will (1999) interview in Sugar Buzz: Live at Budokan!, 180-91 Slab-O-Concrete ISBN 1-899866-33-7