I'm a storyteller at heart, and I've been lucky to work in several different concentrations at the same time during my career.
Published by Fantagraphics and SpongeBob Comics, I earned an MFA in Cartooning from the Center for Cartoon Studies. I have also created several webcomics.
Comics and design go hand in hand for producing illustrations. I’ve done illustrations for companies like Storz Brewery and Slate.com
I have been working professionally as a graphic designer since 1995, and I am now currently the creative director at B² Interactive, a digital marketing agency in Omaha, Nebraska.
From the Blog
Create comics in Adobe Illustrator? Yes, it can be done. I originally wrote about my process of how I create comics in Adobe Illustrator in November of 2005. It was one of my more popular posts from my previous site. Probably because it had something useful in it. I would use the same process in 2015. But first, […]
I had one month to complete my thesis to graduate from the Center for Cartoon Studies. This is my process for how to draw a 50 page comic in a month. I hope someone can use the information in their creation process. Every class at the Center for Cartoon Studies has to complete a thesis […]
I started blogging way back in 2000, when I was working on my first graphic novel, Golden Boy. My blog was like most blogs back then: embarrassing. I wrote a great deal about my life, and what project I was working on. I ended up not working on said projects and writing about them instead. Around 2007, […]
Max Riffner is a cartoonist, designer, and illustrator. He has an MFA in Cartooning from the Center for Cartoon Studies and has been a graphic designer since 1995.