ABOUT

RON CHAN
Periscope Studio
333 SW 5th Ave.
Suite 500
Portland, OR 97204
email: ron (at) ronchan.net

Ron Chan was born and raised in Portland, OR and works as a freelance Cartoonist, Storyboard Artist, and Illustrator. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005, and is now a member of the Portland-based art collective, Helioscope. His comics work has been published by Dark Horse, Marvel, and Image Comics. He is best known for drawing Plants vs Zombies comics for Dark Horse. Storyboarding work of his includes boards for advertising, user experience design, 3D animation, and gaming, for clients such as Microsoft, Dell, Amazon Kindle, Nike, Konami, and Sega.

In his free time, Ron likes to play video games, watch anime, and occasionally get his butt whupped at jiu-jitsu class.


APPEARANCES

VanCAF
May 21-22
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Rose City Comic Con
Sept 10-11
Portland, OR
 

PROJECTS

Plants vs Zombies: Petal to the Metal: Penciler & Inker for this 72-page sequel to Plants vs Zombies. Originally published in issue format as Plants vs Zombies #7-9. Written by Paul Tobin. Published by Dark Horse Comics.

Plants vs Zombies: Bully For You: Penciler & Inker for this 60-page sequel to Plants vs Zombies. Originally published in issue format as Plants vs Zombies #1-3. Written by Paul Tobin. Published by Dark Horse Comics.

Plants vs Zombies: Timepocalypse: Penciler & Inker for this 72-page sequel to Plants vs Zombies: Lawnmageddon. Written by Paul Tobin. Published by Dark Horse Comics.

Plants vs Zombies: Lawnmageddon: Penciler & Inker for this 72-page comic based on the popular tower defense game by PopCap. Written by Paul Tobin. Published by Dark Horse Comics.

CBDLF Liberty Annual 2013: Penciler, Inker, and Colorist for short story "What if Wertham Was Right?" Written by Josh Williamson. Published by Image Comics.

Husbands: Penciler, Inker, and Colorist for issues #1 and #6. Written by Jane Espenson and Brad "Cheeks" Bell as a companion comic to their popular web sitcom Husbands. Published by Dark Horse Comics.

The Guild: Clara: Penciler, Inker, and Colorist for this 22-page one-shot written by Felicia Day and Kim Evey for Dark Horse Comics.

The Guild: Tink: Cover artist for this one-shot written by Felicia Day for Dark Horse Comics.

Supersized: Strange Tales From A Fast Food Culture: Penciler and Inker for 9 short stories, spanning 31 pages, of this anthology by Dark Horse Comics.

MySpace Dark Horse Presents: I created and illustrated an 8-page story called "Tobb: The Sling!" for issue #34 of MDHP for Dark Horse Comics.

X-Men: To Serve and Protect : Penciler for an 8-page story entitled "Gold, Guns, Girls" on issue #2 for Marvel Comics.

Models Inc.: Penciler for pages 10-17 on issue #4 for Marvel Comics.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic: Penciler and Inker on issue #42 for Dark Horse Comics.

Amazon Kindle: Storyboard artist for advertising spots.

Microsoft : Storyboard artist for internal development and hardware design. Specializing in illustrating User Experience scenarios, with experience in XBox, Zune, Windows Phone and more.

Pendulum Studios: Worked on storyboarding and concept art for 3-D animation. Relevent projects include: Captain America: Super Soldier Cinematic Trailer, Thor: God of Thunder Cinematic Trailer, Red Faction: Guerrilla In-Game Cinematics, Stuntman: Ignition ending cinematics, Dark Sector In-Game Cinematics, Silent Hill: Homecoming In-Game Cinematics, Soul Calibur III TV Spot, Frontlines: Fuel of War trailer, and Paraworld Trailer.

Underground: a 5-Issue miniseries by Periscope Studio members Jeff Parker(Writer), Steve Lieber(Art), and Ron Chan(Colors). Available through Image Comics.

Guy Ritchie's Gamekeeper, Series Two: A 5-issue miniseries I drew for Virgin Comics. Written by Jeff Parker, with layouts by Ron Randall.

Flytrap: A series of stories written by Sara Ryan. The first episode was illustrated by the great Steve Lieber, but I have since taken the reins for episodes two and three.

A Dummy's Guide to Danger, Series One: Penciler, Inker, and Colorist for this is a 4-issue miniseries for Viper Comics, written by Jason M. Burns.

CLIENTS

42 Entertainment
Adidas
Allstate
Amazon Kindle
Astro Studios
Avenue A | Razorfish
Brooks Running Company
Cisco
CMD
Coors Light
Dark Horse Comics
Dell
Electronic Arts
Fiction
Ford
Google
The Great Society
Hewlett-Packard
History Channel
Intel
Konami
Marvel Comics
Michael Curry Design
Microsoft
MNML
Namco
Nike
Pendulum Studios
Pioneer Studios
Scott Wilson Design
SPDzine
Sony
Target
Teague
THQ
Viper Comics
Virgin Comics
Visere
Voicebox
Volition
Wacom
Wieden + Kennedy
Willamette Week
Windows
Windows Phone
X-Box
Zune