Richard Short is a London-based cartoonist who creates Klaus comics and other illustrations.
Klaus recalls Tove Jansson’s Moomins in the sense that its world feels complete and thoroughly unique. Reading just a few of these comics can leave one contemplating existence with Klaus and his human-headed, less-introspective rat associates.
Read the ongoing comics of Klaus on Tumblr. You’ll also find other art there such as these funny, fake “rebranding” designs of Klaus that Richard drew as a style exercise:
For the Franco-Belgian market:
For the Polish market:
For the manga market:
From the 1950s:
From the totally extreme 1990s: