Caricature Artist JAY P. FOSGITT is the creator of the all-ages comic book BODIE TROLL, which is published by Red 5 Comics. Jay is also the creator of the graphic novel and web comic DEAD DUCK.
Jay’s other creator-owned work is NECRONOMICOMICS, a single panel comic that lampoons horror films, which is published monthly in Rue Morgue Magazine.
Jay has also produces licensed comic book work, as an illustrator on IDW’s MY LITTLE PONY series, and Boom’s ADVENTURE TIME and THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL. At Ape Entertainment, Jay did illustrations for DREAMWORKS ANIMATION MAGAZINE, and was a writer and artist on the SESAME STREET comic book.
Jay’s artwork was featured in the Eisner Award-nominated book TEAM CUL DE SAC: CARTOONISTS DRAW THE LINE AT PARKINSON’S, alongside other professional cartoonists who drew characters from Richard Thompson’s comic strip CUL DE SAC, with proceeds going towards a cure for Parkinson’s Disease. Jay’s comic BODIE TROLL has been nominated for best comic book in the 2014 Reuben Awards.
Jay is also a member of The National Cartoonists Society. Jay lives in Plymouth, MI with his cat, Goonie.
Jay’s creator-owned, all-ages comic set in the mythic village of Hagadorn and featuring a grumpy little troll named Bodie. While he aspires to be big and scary, he’s actually cute and cuddly, which confounds his attempts every time. Available as a continuing series and trade paperback from Red 5 Comics.
A scary and silly single panel comic that lampoons classic horror films. Written and drawn by Jay, it currently appears monthly in Rue Morgue Magazine.
Jay’s creator-owned graphic novel about a minion of Death and his sidekick, Zombie Chick, as they collect the dead in all their weirdest and wackiest forms. Previously published by Ape Entertainment in 2009, Dead Duck is currently re-run as a web comic.
For twenty years Jay has drawn caricatures for private parties, corporate events, school functions and other occasions.
OLD McMONSTER’S HAUNTED FARM
An all-ages comic about a vampire pig named Count Porkula who schemes to overthrow the village of Farmsylvania by turning everyone into monsters. Created by Ape Entertainment co-publisher Brent Erwin, designed, written, drawn, colored and lettered by Jay.
Jay is available to draw almost anything you’d like — his characters, pop culture icons, caricatures of celebrities, friends, family and pets, or anything else you can imagine.
Comic creator Guy Davis’ macabre devil-slayer returns in a new series from Dark Horse Comics, with Jay serving as the book’s letterer.
Jay has created cartoon artwork for businesses, political campaigns, commercials, book/newspaper/ magazine illustration, greeting cards, t-shirts, websites, sports teams, school mascots, and many other projects.
My Little Pony: Friends Forever #18 (2015) artist
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #29 (2015) artist
My Little Pony: Friends Forever #11 (2014) artist
Peabody and Sherman (2013) character designer
Scratch 9: Cat of Nine Worlds #3 (2014) cover artist
Adventure Time: Candy Capers #3 (2013) cover artist
The Amazing World of Gumball #5 (2014) cover artist
RED 5 COMICS
Bodie Troll (2013) creator/writer/artist/colorist/letterer
Bodie Troll: Fuzzy Memories (2015) creator/writer/artist/colorist/letterer
TEAM CUL DE SAC: CARTOONISTS DRAW THE LINE AT PARKINSONS
(2012) Contributing artist
RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE
Necronomicomics (2011-present) Creator/writer/artist/colorist
Dreamworks Animation Magazine (2012) contributing artist
Old McMonster’s Haunted Farm (2012) writer/artist/colorist/letterer
Dino Duck: Prehysterical (2011) writer/artist/colorist/letterer
Scouts (2011) character designer
Little Green Men: Small Package, Big Fun (2011) writer/artist/colorist/letterer
Little Green Men: It’s a Big World After All (2011) writer/artist/colorist/letterer
Little Green Men (2010) writer/artist/colorist/letterer
Dead Duck graphic novel #1 (2009) creator/writer/artist/colorist/letterer