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Webcomics: Riky Christian

Lice in the pugger's land
Webcomic panel in a sketchy style using earth tones. A dog eats at is bowl and the words say he likes to eat a lot. The panels then "zoom into" the dog's fur revealing some lice and the words say "who else, you ask?"
Webcomic panel in a sketchy style using earth tones. This panel introduces members of the louse family in an anthropomorphic way, from Papa Louse to Mama Louse who's wearing a big red dress and looks glamourous. It explains that there are lots of dads but only one mama and that they all live harmoniously.
Webcomic panel in a sketchy style using earth tones. This panel explains that the dog's human tries to banish the fleas from the dog but the dog runs away because he loves his fleas.
Webcomic panel in a sketchy style using earth tones. In this one, the story asks the reader to think about if we humans could live as harmoniously as the lice.
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  • Riky Christian's webcomic: Part 2 of 4

  • Riky Christian's webcomic: Part 3 of 4

  • Riky Christian's webcomic: Part 4 of 4

Inspiration

This is the age-old story about a pug and the lice that live on his body. He loves them and doesn't allow his human owner to get rid of them. Both the pug and the lice like to eat and they all feast on their food whenever they can.

Biography

There are many things in Riky Christian's life that have changed him and allowed him to evolve. But one thing that never changes, is his love to draw.

Drawing has and will always be Riky's favourite way to express himself. He says: "In this world full of hypocrisy and lies, art is the only thing that's true and it's what makes me human."

After he got his bachelor degree in Visual Communication Design, he worked as a designer and illustrator for a while. Then he realised that that kind of life isn't what he wanted.

He decided to continue studying visual storytelling. Comics was the most suitable medium for him and he used to make comics as a hobby when he was in elementary school.

A year ago Riky was freelancing in his home country of Indonesia and now he's an MDes Comics and Graphic Novels student at DJCAD. Riky says: "I believe that whatever I do in the future, comics will always be a part of my life."

A collage of comics in a line to act as a separator on the page.

The webcomics published across our digital channels have been created by University of Dundee’s Masters in Comics and Graphic Novels students.