Ian Boothby is a multiple Shuster Award, Harvey Award and Eisner Award nominee and Eisner Award–winning comic book creator best known for his work as one of the lead writers on The Simpsons and Futurama Comics for Bongo Comics as well as writing for DC Comics’ The Flash, Scooby Doo and The Powerpuff Girls. He is a stand-up comedian and improv comedy performer as well as a sketch comedy writer with CBC Radio’s The Irrelevant Show!
Ian has written for several television series including CBC’s Switchback, Street Cents and Popular Mechanics for Kids. He is the creator of the sketch comedy series The 11th Hour, called “The funniest sketch series since SCTV” by the National Post as well as the creator of the TV pilots Space Arm, Vancouver PM and I Dig BC and the co-creator of Channel 92 along with Dean Haglund and Christine Lippa. He co-created the Jessie Award winning Free Willie Shakespeare for the Vancouver Theatresports League. He also wrote for the EA Sports video game, FaceBreaker.
Ian founded the Canadian Comedy Award -winning sketch group Canadian Content and is the co-host of the Sneaky Dragon, Totally Tintin and Compleatly Beatles podcasts.