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Dan McGuiness Dan McGuiness i(A127433 works by)
Born: Established: 1978 ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Dan McGuiness grew up in Flagstaff Hill south of Adelaide, in South Australia. After completing Year 12 Dan worked for the next four years in a factory. He left to start up a skateboard company. He completed a Diploma in Interactive Media and a Certificate 4 in Screen. He worked on some feature films and produced three successful skateboard videos. He has also worked as a wedding video editor as well as shooting and editing videos for local bands. McGuiness’ interest in comics started when he got a job with a local comic shop. He has exhibited his work in a number of exhibitions and now he creates children’s books.

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y separately published work icon Pilot and Huxley Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2009 Z1627544 2009 single work graphic novel children's adventure

'When Pilot and Huxley forget to return a video game, they have no idea of the trouble they’re about to be in. An evil video store has hired an inter-dimensional hit man debt collector to hunt them down and retrieve the overdue game. When he zaps the two boys into another world, getting home is only half the problem. On the run from aliens who really want the video game, Pilot and Huxley will need more than luck to come out on top. They may even need the golden nose-hair of a mountain giant.' (Publication summary)

2009 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division Best Illustrated Work/Picture Book
y separately published work icon Pilot and Huxley Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2009 Z1627544 2009 single work graphic novel children's adventure

'When Pilot and Huxley forget to return a video game, they have no idea of the trouble they’re about to be in. An evil video store has hired an inter-dimensional hit man debt collector to hunt them down and retrieve the overdue game. When he zaps the two boys into another world, getting home is only half the problem. On the run from aliens who really want the video game, Pilot and Huxley will need more than luck to come out on top. They may even need the golden nose-hair of a mountain giant.' (Publication summary)

2009 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division Best Illustrated Work/Picture Book
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