David Fletcher was bom in England in 1952.
At school he excelled at drawing cartoons in
the margins of his maths book and falling asleep.
On leaving school he studied production engineering for five years then
jumped on a aircraft bound for New Zealand where he's lived ever since.
He was employed as an illustrator and
by New Zealand's largest daily newspaper the
New Zealand Herald for three years. But for the last
twenty years he's been pretending to work from
home as a comic strip
artist. He draws a daily strip called The Politician and several weekly
strips including Crumb and the
TV Kids which appears in the TV Guide. His cartoons are syndicated to
Europe, Britain, Africa,Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand.
David lives in Auckland with his wife and two children.
People still keep asking him when is he going to get a proper job.