Comics

Distance (2020)

A comics strip about life during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Lampboy (2019)

How I Learned to Tell Jokes.
(2014)

The Best Job in the World (2014)

As a comedian this strip poking fun at the comedy industry,  commenting on cold realities of what it’s like to make a living as a stand-up comedian.

“In a few frames with minimal words Cooper has captured the tragic essence of a lot of modern comedians.” – Bruce Dessau, 
Beyond the Joke

TimeLordy! (2013)

Magic Lamp Boy 1-9 (1999)

Issue 1 | Issue 2 | Issue 3
Issue 4 | Issue 5 | Issue 6
Issue 7 | Issue 8 | Issue 9

Magic Lamp Boy ran from 1995 to 1999 in various forms. First, there was a news strip in the University paper, then a one-off 32-page story then this ongoing series of 9 issues.

Virtual Obscurity (1996)

In 1996, after drawing loads of comics from childhood, I nearly gave up. I was convinced the new-fangled internet was going to make comics obsolete, and this was the end. There was no such thing online comics, just lots of people with scanners and 56k modems. ‘Virtual Obscurity’ is about a comic book artist terrified of technology and progress. A vision of the future, drawn in the past.

The original was drawn scanned and grayscale coloured in Photoshop 2 on an Apple Mac the size of two suitcases. This is the original artwork, re-scanned within today’s HD standards.