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Hey, I forgot that tomorrow is FCBD. If you're in Portland and plan to be at Things from Another World's Beaverton location, I'll be there from 1pm-3pm. 
  • Listening to: Spirited Away soundtrack
  • Reading: Berserk
  • Watching: Wes Anderson movies
  • Playing: Pheonix Wright Justice for All
  • Eating: Rice, lots of rice
  • Drinking: Coconut smoothie

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Ben Bates
Artist | Professional
United States
My name is Ben Bates and I'm lucky enough to be a freelance illustrator primarily working in comics. I've had all kinds of fun in my career, working on many dream projects-

Archie-
Sonic the Hedgehog
Mega Man
New Crusaders

DarkHorse-
S.H.O.O.T. First
Star Wars- Defenders of the Lost Temple digest

IDW-
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
My Little Pony

I'm also a member of Periscope Studio. A studio with over twenty comic creators, go and check out the list of credits at www.periscopestudio.com.

Current Residence: PortLand, OR
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dreamgate-gad Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
Awesome art man!!!
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tbondrage99 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
Your Bebop and Rocksteady art is featured in this weeks Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net on JoBlo.com: po.st/wIBUfi
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NathanTheMoldy Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
As a both a brony and a sonic fan, I can't wait until you pencil the Mane-iac storyarc in the MLP IDW comics! :D
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TheFlaringFox Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you be epic keep up the awesome work !
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IWishForAFish Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
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IWishForAFish Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
someone traced your art hegaama.deviantart.com/art/Lil…
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funnyhedgehog23 Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello Hi emoticon 
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DannyMan Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
Great job on the IDW's Turtle comics, man! In fact, not only on the turtles, but kudos to your talent. You managed to cover a wide variety of art-styles that fit awesomely with whatever you're drawing. Keep up that good work!
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SonicNyx Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Hobbyist
May the Fourth be with you!
Happy star wars day!
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