Sutherland, Mark

Artist, animator, cartoonist, and writer from Sydney, Australia; the creator of Gonad Man, a funny and sharp-witted surfing cartoon strip that made its Waves magazine debut in 1993. Sutherland was born (1961) in Canada, moved with his family at age two to Sydney, began surfing at seven, and started work as a professional animator at 21. His crudely drawn Gonad Man character was a scruffy, bandolier-wearing, hard-living, antisuperhero surfer with a prodigious set of testicles, and a penchant f...