In 2001, he relocated to Adelaide and joined Ratbag Games to produce computer games. He produced Saturday Night Speedway in 2004, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes in 2009. He also produced VFX sequences at Rising Sun Pictures, for the Australian feature film The Dragon Pearl.
He edited series featuring major characters such as Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman, and developed lines of comics based in the Star Wars universe, working directly with Lucasfilm as the licensor.
Dan graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The School of Visual Arts in New York City and from 1986 to 1997 he worked as a comic book editor at DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics.
As part of the Mighty Kingdom team, Dan Thorsland, focuses on creating business partnerships with major brands like Disney, Moose Toys and LEGO to bring global opportunities into the vibrant creative community here in Adelaide.