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Bob Camp

Bob Camp
Area(s) Cartoonist
comic book artist
production artist
Notable works
G.I. Joe
Conan the Barbarian
The Ren and Stimpy Show
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Bob Camp is an animator, cartoonist, comic book artist, director, and producer. Camp has been nominated for two Emmys,[1][2] a CableACE Award, and an Annie Award for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show.


Camp started his animation career as a designer for animated series such as ThunderCats, Silverhawks, TigerSharks, and several other series produced by Rankin/Bass. He then worked as a designer on The Real Ghostbusters for DiC, and later as a storyboard artist on Tiny Toon Adventures for Warner Bros. Television.

Camp was a co-founder of and director for Spümcø, the animation studio that created The Ren & Stimpy Show. He played a major role in the studio's creative force until September 21, 1992, when he left to work for Games Productions (a.k.a. Games Animation), the animation studio Nickelodeon initially created to continue work on the The Ren and Stimpy show series after Spümcø had been fired. At Games, Camp was promoted to creative director of The Ren and Stimpy show and supervised work on the episodes made.

In the 2000s, Camp worked as a storyboard artist on animated feature films such as Looney Tunes: Back in Action and Ice Age: The Meltdown.

In the 1980s, Camp worked at Marvel Comics as an illustrator on many comic titles including G.I. Joe, Crazy Magazine, Bizarre Adventures, Savage Tales, Conan the Barbarian, and the 'Nam.

Camp currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts.


Camp in 2015




  1. ^ Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. "Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations for 1992 - OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS)". Retrieved on July 27, 2013.
  2. ^ Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. "Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations for 1994 - OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM (FOR PROGRAMMING ONE HOUR OR LESS)". Retrieved on July 27, 2013.
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External links

  • Bob Camp's blog
  • Bob Camp's Bob Lab Website
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