Benjamin Reid Phillips

Benjamin Reid Phillips

Benjamin Phillips, SCAD foundation studies professor

Benjamin Reid Phillips

  • B.F.A., communication arts - illustration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1999
  • M.F.A., sequential art, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2002
First year at SCAD:

"The continuous flow of creative energy from the students. Seeing their growth, excitement and their amazing accomplishments as they move from making their dreams to their reality is a constant source of inspiration."


Inclusion in the Cartoon Art Museum's 2009 "Monsters Of Webcomics."

Awards, recognition and honors

First Place, Best Editorial Feature, Georgia College Press Association for the "Dr. Dead" serial featured in District.


Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, Comic Con International, ConceptArt.Org

Publications and presentations

  • Horrific Tale Anthology 2008, c. Midnight Horizon Comics. The story "One Bad Cat" appears as a part of this anthology.
  • "Family Guy" Issues 1 and 2, c. Devil's Due Publishing / FOX Television. Artist on multiple stories.
  • "Reasons I should Not Be On A Talkshow" Vol 2, c. Static Press. Inks.
  • Senses, published by the Savannah College of Art and Design and distributed by Top Shelf Productions. The story "Breakfast" appears as a part of this anthology.
  • "Archie and Friends", c. Archie Publications. Background inks.
  • Betty, c. Archie Publications. Background inks.
  • "KNIVES OUT!" posted at, c. Benjamin Reid Phillips.
  • Toonami EndGame no. 1-2 posted at Cartoon, c. Cartoon Network. Background inks.

Previous Positions

Assistant inker, Archie Comics; comic artist appearing in anthologies from Fantagraphic Books, Top Shelf Productions, Static Press, Midnight Horizon Comics and the Savannah College of Art and Design; breakdown and ink artist on projects for Kennedy Communications and Innfusion Studios; comic and motion comic asset artist for Innfusion Studios; comic artist for Devils Due Publishing/Fox TV

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media
  • DRAW 200 Life Drawing I
  • DRAW 206 Drawing for Storyboarding
  • SEQA 100 Introduction to Sequential Art
  • SEQA 405 Visual Storytelling II
  • SEQA 410 Sequential Art Senior Project