The Masterminds behind Hardline
In August of 2018, Rich Carrington posted a search for an artist for an upcoming series he was working on script about a secret bar that catered to super villains. Meanwhile, 3,500 miles away "across the pond", Brian Dawson was preparing a portfolio in response.
Within weeks, Mahoney's was underway and an international partnership had been born.
Rich Carrington is a husband, father, writer, and teacher from the UK. He's good at three of these, but not telling which.
Rich has written several comics including, The Guys, The Claw and Mahoney's as well as a critically acclaimed novel, called "Of Hearts and Hitmen".
Brian Dawson is an award-winning graphic designer and comic book creator/artist from the USA.
Brian has drawn for several independent comic book publishers such as Star Cross Comics, LLC, Focus on the Family, Evan David Productions, South Jersey Rebellion Productions, Kenzer & Co. and Hardline Comics. He is Co-Creator for Mahoney's and his 2010 graphic novel, King of Kings sold in 32 countries.
Brian is a husband, musician and father to 2 fur-babies (his white German Shepherd, Ghost appears in the photo (he's the one on the right).