Rich Diesslin
(Cartoonist - KNOTS Cartoons; A Journey Through Christian Theology and the Cartoon Gospel)
Rich DiesslinIm a fulltime, freelance cartoonist and author doing what cartoonists do - mixing humor, topics of interest and silly drawings to create cartoons. I mostly do single-panel (normal and/or comic strip sized) cartoons on a variety of topics, all family-friendly.

I have three primary areas of cartooning 1) Christian (Cartoon Gospel and Religious Light series), 2) General (Out to Lunch series) and 3) Scouting cartoons (KNOTS or Not series). However, I also keep busy on freelance projects for the U.S. Scouting Service Project, Leadership Journal, Marian Heath Greeting Cards, various book publishers and others.

My web site is www.the-cartoonist.com and some current books that I have out include KNOTS Cartoons, A Journey Through Christian Theology and the Cartoon Gospel series. Some other background things include a B.S. in Industrial Management from Purdue University and an M.A. in Theological Studies from the University of Dayton and I am a member of the National Cartoonists Society.

Books, ebooks, and cartoon collections:
iPhone App - The Mobile Gospel
Kindle editions of the Cartoon Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, 10 Commandments)
KNOTS Cartoons, Celebrating the Fun in Scouting, DiesslinPress:Dayton, 80p full-color paperback, May, 2010 (book, ebook)
Second Edition of the best selling text book A Journey Through Christian Theology Fortress Press, May, 2010
Joseph: A Tale of Two Traditions, February 2007.
KNOTS or Not Scouting Cartoon Collection Volumes I and II with 2009-10 supplement, March 2010.
The Cartoon Gospel of John, ACTA:Chicago, September 2004.
The Cartoon Gospels, October 2002.
The Cartoon Gospel of Mark, September 2002.
The Cartoon Gospel of Matthew, October 2001.
The Cartoon Gospel (of Luke), Liturgical Publications, Inc., 1990, and Color Cartoons CD, 2000.
The Cartoon Ten Commandments, available on fine websites everywhere.
The best selling text book A Journey Through Christian Theology Augsburg Fortress Press, May 2000
The companion cartoon CD: A Journey Through Christian Theology Color Cartoons CD, May 2000



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