David Mostyn was born in Yorkshire August 1944. He went to Art College for three years, and then spent the next 7-9 years in advertising as commercial artist. He moved over to publishing and spent the next 3-4 years as art director. In 1977 he left full time employment to start Mostyn Partners, which has been going flat out ever since- he also own licensing company, Oxford Fine Art. David has worked extensively in schools, promoted in bookshops, been on children's TV, game shows (drawing), Edinburgh Book Festival, and taught Graphics at Brookes University in Oxford. He worked for 30 years on comic strips, D C Thomson (Beano & Dandy), Marvel comics NY, DC comics NY, and has contributed in the merchandising of the Smurfs, Ghostbusters, Desparate Dan, Dennis the Menace and Rupert Bear. His most recent work has been within painting. Married 33 years, David has two kids, two grandchildren, one cat and lives in Oxford.