The self-described "The Bastard Stepchild of the Comic Book Industry," Ted McKeever has been creating mind-blowing and award-winning comics since 1987. Whether working alone or with writers like Joe Kelly and Peter Milligan, McKeever's work demands the reader sit up straight and pay attention, ensuring that they get not just the full effect, but end up as haunted by the experience as they are enterained.
Spawn Creator and Image Comics and McFarlane Toys Founder Film director, artist, writer, and producer Todd McFarlane is widely recognized as one of the most influential comic book creators of the last two decades, McFarlane is best known as the creator of Spawn, co-founder and partner of the creator-owned publishing company, Image comics. That title’s hugely popular 1992 debut sold an amazing 1.7 million copies – an unprecedented feat in independent comics. A whirlwind of growth and expansion followed: more comics, action figures, film and award-winning animation. In May 1992, McFarlane’s own title, Spawn, debuted. The book sold 1.7 million copies, a still...
One of the seven co-founders of Image comics, Whilce Portacio is an American Comic book writer and artist. His work includes The Punisher, X-Factor, Uncanny X-Men, Iron Man, Wetworks and Spawn.
Marc Silvestri made history as one of the founding partners of Image Comics in 1992. Currently CEO of Top Cow Productions, his long-running imprint with Image Comics, Silvestri masterminded the Top Cow Universe through series like WITCHBLADE, THE DARKNESS, and CYBERFORCE.
He was an artist for Spider Man, then joined six other talents in the 90's to form Image comics. His character Savage Dragon is one of the few character created owned that has lasted through the years.
Jim Valentino is the creator of such diverse series as normalman, A Touch of Silver, Vignettes and ShadowHawk as well the creative force behind the Guardians of the Galaxy for Marvel. A co-founder of Image Comics, he served as the company’s publisher from 1999-2004, changing the face of the company to one of the most stylistically diverse in the industry. Currently he heads his own division of Image, Shadowline, Inc., which publishes Rat Queens, Faster Than Light, Jimmie Robinson, Ted McKeever and more. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Hero Initiative and lives in Portland, Oregon.