As creator and executive producer of Fox/UPN's edgy, critically acclaimed animated series, "The Mouse and The Monster," Leibowitz figured writing for Dot and Com and their gang would be a cinch

compared to pleasing network television execs. But these byte- sized kids have big opinions about what comes out of their mouths. And that's the way it should be, says Leibowitz, who has been honored with major awards for his design/illustration work. While his paintings and sculptures have been exhibited locally and internationally, his first love remains the cartoon. A spectrum of his work can be experienced at