Patrick Alexander (cartoonist)

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Patrick Alexander
Born Western Australia, Australia
Pen name PA, Patch, Panic
Occupation Cartoonist, writer, artist, publisher, designer
Nationality Australian
Genre humour, gag humour

Patrick Alexander, sometimes going by the alias Reid, is an Australian cartoonist. Though known for comics such as Raymondo Person, The Wraith, Pink Chickens, Mania, Krash, and AAAAAAAH, Alexander has also collaborated on various Dark Horse Comics publications.


Alexander is known for his creations, Raymondo Person,[1] The Wraith, Pink Chickens, which ran for thirteen issues of the Australian kids magazine, Mania[1][2] from 2001 until 2002 before being replaced by Tobias & Jube [1] which continued in the kids magazine, Krash between 2005 and 2006. Alexander then moved to Sydney and was employed as a deputy editor for Total Gamer.[1]

Alexander then was employed by Eegra, a video gaming website, to produce a weekly webcomic.[1]

In 2011 a copy of Alexander's AAAAAAAH[1] received a degree of popularity at the Dark Horse Comics offices, which led the publisher Mike Richardson to engage him to work for them.[3][4][5] Alexander's creations have appeared in Dark Horse Presents #1[6] (April 2011 -AAAAAAAH and Personally Quiz), #2 (June 2011 - The Wraith); #3 (August 2011 - Indecisive Man) and #4 (September 2011 - Teenagers).[7][8] Alexander has described The Wraith as a character "partly based on Othello, although with some changes and additions".[9] More recently his works were included in Dark Horse Presents #22 (March 2012 - Villianman); #26 (July 2013 - Steggy Wilmot and Spimps); #28 (September 2013 - Mrs Plopsworth's Kitchen) which is described as "somehow manages to be adorable and disturbing at the same time, although words like 'surreal', 'endearing', 'hilarious', and 'grotesque' could apply as well.";[10] and #36 (May 2013 - Bunbun and Sadhead and Job Interview).


  1. ^ a b c d e f John Retallick (interviewer) (2011) [(dead link?)]. Patrick Alexander interview (mp3). The Comic Spot Archives. Melbourne, Victoria: 3CR Melbourne. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pink Chickens". Tabula Rasa. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Hudson, Laura (19 April 2011). "Dark Horse President Mike Richardson Discusses the Layoffs and the Future". Comics Alliance. Archived from the original on 19 January 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Arrant, Chris (16 March 2011). "Dark Horse Presents rides again". Newsarama. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Manning, Shaun (31 December 2010). "Richardson on the return of Dark Horse Presents". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Wolk, Douglas (21 April 2011). "The Comic Book Club: Dark Horse Presents and Hate Annual". Time. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Patrick Alexander". Grand Comics Database. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Patrick Alexander". The Comic Book Database. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Interview:Patrick Alexander and David Chelsea on Dark Horse Comics". MTV. 27 July 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  10. ^ Boone, Zac (25 September 2013). "Dark Horse Presents #28 Review". Unleash the Fanboy. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 

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