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Bob Walles Storyteller

Bob Walles

Storyteller

Bob Walles is a storyteller working in comedy, comics, animation and film. He has served as host/producer of the alternative comedy shows Zebro, The Moon, and Ideation. In collaboration with artist Tad Kimball, he created the animated series True Facts About the 44th President and Steven Tyler’s iPad. His first comics work Adventures of the Moss Babies made its debut at Emerald City Comic Con where it was picked up for distribution by Comixology.

Since migrating to NYC with his Boston-based comedy troupe, Bob has found himself working in almost every aspect of creative production. As a props and set builder, Bob fulfilled his dreams of working for companies like adult swim and The Onion. As a full-time copywriter, he provided a comedic voice to brands like SpaghettiOs, Swanson and Campbell’s, among many others. As a commercial director, Bob helmed projects for DraftKings, National Retail Federation and more. In recent years, Bob Walles has focused his efforts on creator-owned comic books and the incredible creative freedoms that self-publishing can provide.

Bob is mentoring Michael Sheinkopf (Class of 2020)

  • Parking the Moose music video

    PARKING THE MOOSE

    A face-melting music video to promote Dave Hill’s kick-ass comedic memoir “Parking the Moose” from Penguin Random House Canada.
  • Bob Walles Adventures of the Moss Babies

    ADVENTURES OF THE MOSS BABIES

    Based on a year’s worth of weekly tabletop adventures, this wildly successful zine also features artwork from Batman illustrator Becky Cloonan.
  • Steven Tyler's iPad

    STEVEN TYLER'S iPAD

    An animated series focusing on an aging man’s difficult relationship with technology. Each segment screened at a live show featuring some of NYC’s finest comedians. WATCH

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