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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-

Sonic the Hedgehog
Mega Man
New Crusaders

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

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

Current Residence: PortLand, OR



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SonAze9000 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014
Is it true you are leaving/have left the Archie Comics?
LPGamerDude Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Student Artist
Awesome Art!
Rock-Raider Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Are you familiar with this group/ -> :iconsave-archie-sonic: ?
Super-Sonic-101 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014   General Artist
Wow, I didn't know you had a DeviantART account! I'm totally gonna watch you : D I love your art, you're fantastic!
Dreamgate-Gad Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
Awesome art man!!!
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
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
TheFlaringFox Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you be epic keep up the awesome work !
IWishForAFish Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
IWishForAFish Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
someone traced your art…
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