Born in Australia in 1985 and emigrated to Malta in 1994.
Dean attended Maria Bambina Mellieha Primary school and Mikiel Anton Vassalli Boys’ Junior Lyceum Tal-Handaq.
He graduated from the University of Malta in 2008 with a B.A. in History of Art and Social Studies and again in 2010 with a PGCE in Social Studies.
Today Dean teaches Social Studies at a Secondary school in Malta. Dean also is a writer and artist. In 2011 he self-published his first graphic novel called “Apocalypse Rocked -Part 1 (Issue 1 and 2)”, Issue 3 in 2013, Issue 4 in 2014 (Issue 3 and 4 can now be found printed together in one collection). His new series is called “Times are -a-changing”. About 3 characters and their ancestors through Maltese history. Issue 1 (2015) happens during Maltese Prehistory, Issue 2 (2016) is based during the Roman occupation of Malta and issue 3 (which will be published at the next Malta Comic Con 2017) will happen during the Knights period of the Island.
Dean is also a co-author of a Social studies text book used in Maltese secondary schools called “Studji Socjali – Nifhmu l-Genn tas-Socjeta”. He also did the illustrations for â€œGhetiebi Mikulaâ€. Other books with his illustrations include “Grajjiet Zabbarin – Vjagg fiz-zmien ma’ Nina u Xandru” and others that will be released later on this year.
Dean has participated in every Malta Comic con so far.