Mark O'Hare

Biography: Mark O'Hare is a cartoonist that had worked on various cartoons and had a comic strip, Citizen Dog, running for 6 years.

Mark attended Purdue University from 1986-1990 to achieve a degree in aeronautical engineering. He had a passion for cartoons for a long time, for before starting his comic strips, he worked with others with animation. He did a lot of drawing. When he worked on ‘The Exponent,’ the student newspaper, he discovered his artistic side. Therefore, he was convinced to change his studies to Graphic Design and changed school to attend the California Institute for the Arts. After finishing his education, he got a position at Nickelodeon and worked with various cartoons like Rocko's Modern Life and Hey Arnold! as a storyboard artist. Has he worked with animation, he developed the idea of making a comic strip. He worked hard on his idea and it was published. The comic strip was called Citizen Dog. Influences of the comic were other comics like Schulz's "Charlie
Mark O'Hare is a cartoonist that had worked on various cartoons and had a comic strip, Citizen Dog, running for 6 years.

Mark attended Purdue University from 1986-1990 to achieve a degree in aeronautical engineering. He had a passion for cartoons for a long time, for before starting his comic strips, he worked with others with animation. He did a lot of drawing. When he worked on ‘The Exponent,’ the student newspaper, he discovered his artistic side. Therefore, he was convinced to change his studies to Graphic Design and changed school to attend the California Institute for the Arts.

After finishing his education, he got a position at Nickelodeon and worked with various cartoons like Rocko's Modern Life and Hey Arnold! as a storyboard artist. Has he worked with animation, he developed the idea of making a comic strip. He worked hard on his idea and it was published. The comic strip was called Citizen Dog. Influences of the comic were other comics like Schulz's "Charlie Brown" and Walt Kelly's "Pogo". For 6 years, it was a huge success for O'Hare. That is until 2001, which on May 26, was the last comic strip.

"I had to stop doing this comic because I could not put the work into it that it deserved," O'Hare said.

He was busy with various cartoons he was working as storyboard artist and writer on various shows including The Powerpuff Girls, Spongebob Squarepants and Dexter's Laboratory.

O'Hare developed a pilot of a cartoon of his own series called Jeffrey Cat, which was one of the cartoon shorts shown in 2002 on Cartoon Network as one of the 8 cartoons trying to get a slot in the network. Unfortunately, it didn't earn the position. The series wasn't continued.

Mark O'Hare still works as storyboard artist on various cartoons. Lately, one of the cartoons he is working on is Camp Lazlo.
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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Camp Lazlo: Season 5 Sep 5, 2007 Writer / Creative Director tbd
tbd Camp Lazlo: Season 4 Jun 6, 2007 Creative Director tbd
tbd Camp Lazlo: Season 3 Jul 4, 2006 Writer / Self / Director tbd
tbd Camp Lazlo: Season 2 Oct 1, 2005 Self / Director tbd
tbd Camp Lazlo: Season 1 Jul 8, 2005 Writer / Creative Director 6.0
tbd The Powerpuff Girls: Season 6 Jun 25, 2004 Writer tbd
tbd The Powerpuff Girls: Season 5 Oct 7, 2003 Writer tbd
tbd Dexter's Laboratory: Season 4 Nov 22, 2002 Writer tbd
tbd SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 3 Mar 22, 2002 Writer 9.2
tbd SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 2 Nov 2, 2000 Writer 9.2
tbd SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 1 May 1, 1999 Writer 8.9
tbd Dexter's Laboratory: Season 2 Jul 16, 1997 Writer tbd
tbd Hey Arnold!: Season 1 Oct 7, 1996 Director 8.8