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Mark Millar

Mark Millar

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Mark Millar is a Scottish
Scotland
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the...

 comic book writer, known for his work on books such as The Authority, The Ultimates, Marvel Knights Spider-Man
The Sensational Spider-Man (vol. 2)
Sensational Spider-Man is the name of a comic book series starring Spider-Man and published monthly by Marvel Comics for 41 issues between 2004 and 2007...

, Ultimate Fantastic Four
Ultimate Fantastic Four
Ultimate Fantastic Four is a superhero comic book series published by Marvel Comics. The series is a modernized re-imagining of Marvel's long-running Fantastic Four comic book franchise as part of its Ultimate Marvel imprint...

, Civil War, Wanted
Wanted (comics)
Wanted is a comic book limited series written by Mark Millar, with art by J. G. Jones. It was published by Top Cow in 2003 and 2004 as part of Millarworld...

, and Kick-Ass, the latter two of which have been adapted into feature films. In August 2007, he won the Stan Lee
Stan Lee
Stan Lee is an American comic book writer, editor, actor, producer, publisher, television personality, and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics....

 award at Wizardworld in Chicago
Chicago
Chicago is the largest city in the US state of Illinois. With nearly 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the Midwestern United States and the third most populous in the US, after New York City and Los Angeles...

.

Early life


Millar was born in Coatbridge
Coatbridge
Coatbridge is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, about east of Glasgow city centre, set in the central Lowlands. The town, with neighbouring Airdrie, is part of the Greater Glasgow urban area. The first settlement of the area stretches back to the Stone Age era...

. He has a brother, Bobby, who works at a special needs school.

1990s work


Millar was inspired to become a comic writer after meeting Alan Moore
Alan Moore
Alan Oswald Moore is an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books, a medium where he has produced a number of critically acclaimed and popular series, including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and From Hell...

 at a signing session at AKA Books and Comics when he was a teenager in the late 1980s. However it was not until experiencing financial problems after his parents died that he decided to drop out of university and take up writing professionally.

His first job as a comic book writer came when he was still in high school, writing Trident's Saviour with Daniel Vallely
Daniel Vallely
Daniel Vallely is a designer, illustrator, comic book writer/artist, photographer, filmmaker, musician, and producer.Vallely's first published work was in Saviour, written by Mark Millar and published by Trident Comics in 1989. Vallely only drew one and a half issues before setting all the pages...

 providing art. Saviour combined elements of religion, satire
Satire
Satire is primarily a literary genre or form, although in practice it can also be found in the graphic and performing arts. In satire, vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, and society itself, into improvement...

 and superhero action Millar later became known for.

During the 1990s, Millar then worked on titles such as 2000 AD
2000 AD (comic)
2000 AD is a weekly British science fiction-oriented comic. As a comics anthology it serialises a number of separate stories each issue and was first published by IPC Magazines in 1977, the first issue dated 26 February. IPC then shifted the title to its Fleetway comics subsidiary which was sold...

, Sonic the Comic
Sonic the Comic
Sonic the Comic, known to its many readers as STC, was a UK children's comic published fortnightly by Fleetway Editions between 1993 and 2002...

 and Crisis. In 1993, Millar, Grant Morrison
Grant Morrison
Grant Morrison is a Scottish comic book writer, playwright and occultist. He is known for his nonlinear narratives and counter-cultural leanings, as well as his successful runs on titles like Animal Man, Doom Patrol, JLA, The Invisibles, New X-Men, Fantastic Four, All-Star Superman, and...

 and John Smith
John Smith (comics)
John Smith is a British comics writer best known for his work on 2000 AD and Crisis.Smith's work is characterised by intricate, sometimes obscure plots and an interest in taboos and the occult, told in an elliptic, fractured narrative style reminiscent of Iain Sinclair or the cut-up technique of...

 created a controversial eight-week run on 2000 AD called The Summer Offensive. It was during this run that Millar and Morrison wrote their first major story together, the highly controversial strip Big Dave
Big Dave
Big Dave is an infamous character created and written by Grant Morrison and Mark Millar, with artwork by Steve Parkhouse, for 2000 AD....

.

Millar's British work brought him to the attention of DC Comics
DC Comics
DC Comics, Inc. is one of the largest and most successful companies operating in the market for American comic books and related media. It is the publishing unit of DC Entertainment a company of Warner Bros. Entertainment, which itself is owned by Time Warner...

, and in 1994 he started working on his first American comic, Swamp Thing
Swamp Thing
Swamp Thing, a fictional character, is a plant elemental in the created by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson. He first appeared in House of Secrets #92 in a stand-alone horror story set in the early 20th century . The Swamp Thing then returned in his own series, set in the contemporary world and in...

. The first four issues of Millar's run were co-written by Grant Morrison
Grant Morrison
Grant Morrison is a Scottish comic book writer, playwright and occultist. He is known for his nonlinear narratives and counter-cultural leanings, as well as his successful runs on titles like Animal Man, Doom Patrol, JLA, The Invisibles, New X-Men, Fantastic Four, All-Star Superman, and...

, allowing Millar to settle into the title. Although his work brought some critical acclaim to the ailing title, the book's sales were still low enough to warrant cancellation by the publisher. From there, Millar spent time working on various DC titles, often co-writing with or under the patronage of Morrison (as in the cases of his work on JLA
JLA (comic book)
JLA was a monthly comic book published by DC Comics from January 1997 to April 2006 featuring the Justice League.-Publication history:The low sales of the various Justice League spinoff books by the mid-1990s prompted DC to revamp the League as a single team on a single title...

, The Flash and Aztek
Aztek (comics)
Aztek is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Universe. Based out of the fictional Vanity City, Aztek is the champion of the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl. The character first appeared in Aztek, The Ultimate Man #1 in August 1996, created by Grant Morrison and Mark Millar...

: The Ultimate Man), and working on unsuccessful pitches for the publisher.

2000s work



In 2000, Millar received his big break by replacing Warren Ellis
Warren Ellis
Warren Girard Ellis is an English author of comics, novels, and television, who is well-known for sociocultural commentary, both through his online presence and through his writing, which covers transhumanist themes...

 on The Authority for DC's Wildstorm
Wildstorm
WildStorm Productions, or simply WildStorm, published American comic books. Originally an independent company established by Jim Lee and further expanded upon in subsequent years by other creators, WildStorm became a publishing imprint of DC Comics in 1999...

 imprint. Keeping the so-called "widescreen" aspects of Ellis's title, Millar and artist Frank Quitely
Frank Quitely
Vincent Deighan, better known by the pen name Frank Quitely, is a Scottish comic book artist. He is best known for his frequent collaborations with Grant Morrison on titles such as New X-Men, We3, All-Star Superman, and Batman and Robin, as well as his work with Mark Millar on The...

 added a more polemic
Polemic
A polemic is a variety of arguments or controversies made against one opinion, doctrine, or person. Other variations of argument are debate and discussion...

 style to the story, increasing sales and gathering many awards at home and abroad.

The title was a success for Millar and Wildstorm but suffered from self-censorship from DC, which caused friction between Millar and Warner Bros, especially DC publisher Paul Levitz
Paul Levitz
Paul Levitz is an American comic book writer, editor and executive. The president of DC Comics from 2002–2009, he has worked for the company for over 35 years in a wide variety of roles...

. After the events of 9/11, DC became more sensitive to violence and scenes of destruction in titles such as The Authority. With shipping delays and artwork alterations, Millar became increasingly frustrated by DC's objections to his over-the-top style and story content on the title. As a result of this and receiving lucrative work from DC's main competitor Marvel Comics, he announced his resignation from DC in 2001. His acclaimed Superman: Red Son
Superman: Red Son
Superman: Red Son is a three-issue prestige format comic book mini-series published by DC Comics that was released under their Elseworlds imprint in April 2003...

 story was printed after his departure, and Millar has repeatedly stated his desire to recreate the Superman character both in comic-books and on the big screen. During his sabbatical in late 2005, he mended his fences with Levitz & DC Comics.

In March 2001 Millar sold a vampire horror miniseries he wrote called Sikeside to Channel 4 in the UK. However, the department that bought it had created a program called Metrosexuality that was received so poorly that the department was informed by its superiors that the network would not make any other project commissioned by that department again, thus cancelling Sikesides development. Millar subsequently sold the movie rights to Sikeside to his friend, movie producer Angus Lamont.

During 2001 Millar launched Ultimate X-Men
Ultimate X-Men
Ultimate X-Men is a superhero comic book series that was published by Marvel Comics from 2001 to 2009. The series is a modernized re-imagining of Marvel's long-running X-Men comic book franchise as part of its Ultimate Marvel imprint...

 for Marvel Comics' Ultimate Marvel
Ultimate Marvel
Ultimate Marvel is an imprint of comic books published by Marvel Comics, featuring reimagined and updated versions of the company's superhero characters, including Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, and the Fantastic Four. The imprint was launched in 2000 with the publication of the series...

. He later expanded the Ultimate line in 2002 with The Ultimates, the Ultimate version of Marvel's The Avengers
Avengers (comics)
The Avengers is a fictional team of superheroes, appearing in magazines published by Marvel Comics. The team made its debut in The Avengers #1 The Avengers is a fictional team of superheroes, appearing in magazines published by Marvel Comics. The team made its debut in The Avengers #1 The Avengers...

 title, which was illustrated by Bryan Hitch
Bryan Hitch
Bryan Hitch is a British comic book artist. Hitch began his career in the United Kingdom for Marvel UK, working on titles such as Action Force and Death's Head, before gaining prominence on American titles such as Wildstorm's Stormwatch and The Authority, DC Comics titles such as JLA, and Marvel...

, and which was later whose storylines were adapted into two animated films.

After 33 issues, Millar left Ultimate X-Men
Ultimate X-Men
Ultimate X-Men is a superhero comic book series that was published by Marvel Comics from 2001 to 2009. The series is a modernized re-imagining of Marvel's long-running X-Men comic book franchise as part of its Ultimate Marvel imprint...

 and wrote the number one hit title Marvel Knights Spider-Man in 2004, He also co-wrote the first six issues of Ultimate Fantastic Four
Ultimate Fantastic Four
Ultimate Fantastic Four is a superhero comic book series published by Marvel Comics. The series is a modernized re-imagining of Marvel's long-running Fantastic Four comic book franchise as part of its Ultimate Marvel imprint...

 with Brian Michael Bendis
Brian Michael Bendis
Brian Michael Bendis is an American comic book writer and erstwhile artist. He has won critical acclaim for his self-published, Image Comics and Marvel Comics work, and is one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics, with his books selling consistently highly for over a...

. He later returned to that title for a 12-issue run throughout 2005-2006, and created the Marvel Zombies
Marvel Zombies
Marvel Zombies is a five-issue limited series published from December 2005 to April 2006 by Marvel Comics. The series was written by Robert Kirkman with art by Sean Phillips and covers by Arthur Suydam. It was the first series in the Marvel Zombies series of related stories...

 spin-off title in his first and final storylines.

In 2006, Millar, joined by artist Steve McNiven
Steve McNiven
Steven "Steve" McNiven is a Canadian comic book artist. He first gained prominence on CrossGen's Meridian, before moving onto books such as Ultimate Secret, New Avengers and Civil War.-Career:...

, began writing the Marvel miniseries Civil War
Civil War (comics)
Civil War is a 2006-2007 Marvel Comics crossover storyline built around a self-titled seven-issue limited series written by Mark Millar and penciled by Steve McNiven, which ran through various other titles published by Marvel at the time...

. In February 2008
2008 in comics
-January:*January 9: Teen Titans: The Lost Annual, delayed since 2003, is published.*January 23: Hellblazer #240, marking the 20th anniversary of the series, is released.-February:...

 he began a run on Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four
The Fantastic Four is a fictional superhero team appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The group debuted in The Fantastic Four #1 , which helped to usher in a new level of realism in the medium...

, with artist Bryan Hitch. That same year he also wrote the miniseries Marvel 1985
Marvel 1985
Marvel 1985 is a six-issue American comic book limited series, published in 2008 by Marvel Comics. It is written by Mark Millar and illustrated by Tommy Lee Edwards.-Plot:Issue 1...

, with artist Tommy Lee Edwards
Tommy Lee Edwards
Tommy Lee Edwards is an American illustrator. Edwards' varied portfolio includes works created in the realm of comics, video-games, books, advertising, film, and animation.-Career:...

, which "is about the real world, the world we live in right now, dealing with the villains of the Marvel Universe finding us." He also wrote the "Old Man Logan
Old Man Logan
Wolverine: Old Man Logan is an eight-issue storyline from the Wolverine ongoing series by writer Mark Millar and artist Steve McNiven, published by Marvel Comics...

" Wolverine
Wolverine (comics)
Wolverine is a fictional character, a superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Born as James Howlett and commonly known as Logan, Wolverine is a mutant, possessing animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities, three retracting bone claws on each hand and a healing...

 storyline, set in an alternate future.

Millar was among a group of writers that included Brian Michael Bendis
Brian Michael Bendis
Brian Michael Bendis is an American comic book writer and erstwhile artist. He has won critical acclaim for his self-published, Image Comics and Marvel Comics work, and is one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics, with his books selling consistently highly for over a...

, Joe Quesada
Joe Quesada
Joseph "Joe" Quesada is an American comic book editor, writer and artist. He became known in the 1990s for his work on various Valiant Comics books, such as Ninjak and Solar, Man of the Atom...

, Tom Brevoort
Tom Brevoort
Tom Brevoort is an American comic book editor, known for his work for Marvel Comics, where he has overseen titles such as New Avengers, Civil War, and Fantastic Four. He became Executive Editor in 2007, and in January 2011 was promoted to Senior Vice President of Publishing...

, Axel Alonso
Axel Alonso
Axel Alonso is American comic book creator, known primarily as an editor at DC Comics from 1994–2000, and at Marvel Comics from 2000 to the present. At DC, he edited a number of books published under their Vertigo line, such as Doom Patrol, Animal Man, Hellblazer, Preacher and 100 Bullets...

 and Ralph Macchio
Ralph Macchio (comics)
Ralph Macchio is an American comic book editor and writer, who has held many positions at Marvel Comics, including executive editor. Macchio is commonly associated with Daredevil, the Spider-Man line of comics and the popular Ultimate Marvel line...

, that was enlisted by Iron Man
Iron Man (film)
Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Directed by Jon Favreau, the film stars Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark, an industrialist and master engineer who builds a powered exoskeleton and becomes the technologically advanced superhero, Iron...

 director Jon Favreau
Jon Favreau
Jonathan Kolia "Jon" Favreau is an American actor, screenwriter, film director and comedian. As an actor, he is best known for his roles in Rudy, Swingers , Very Bad Things, and The Break-Up. His notable directorial efforts include Elf, Iron Man and its sequel, and Cowboys & Aliens...

 to give advice on the script. It was Millar who suggested dropping the Mandarin
Mandarin (comics)
The Mandarin is a fictional character, a Marvel Comics supervillain and the archenemy of Iron Man.In 2009, Mandarin was ranked as IGN's 81st Greatest Comic Book Villain of All Time.-Publication history:...

 as the villain, and replacing him with Iron Monger
Iron Monger
The Iron Monger is an identity used by several fictional supervillains published by Marvel Comics. The first and most notable person to take up the identity is Obadiah Stane...

, who was originally intended as a villain for the sequels.

Millar announced a new British comics magazine anthology
Comics anthology
Comics anthologies collect works in the medium of comics that are too short for standalone publication.- U.S. :- UK :British comics have a long tradition publishing comics anthologies, often weekly...

 in early May 2010 to be launched later September with the name CLiNT
CLiNT
CLiNT is a monthly British comic magazine launched in September 2010 by Kick-Ass creator Mark Millar, and published by Titan Magazines. As well as comics from Millar it also includes those written by celebrities like Jonathan Ross and Frankie Boyle....

, which would feature a sequel to Kick-Ass, as well as work from Jonathan Ross
Jonathan Ross
Jonathan Ross may refer to:* Jonathan Ross , English television and radio personality* Jonathan Ross , United States Senator, Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court* Jonathon Ross , former Australian rules footballer...

 and Frankie Boyle
Frankie Boyle
Francis Martin Patrick "Frankie" Boyle is a British comedian and writer, well known for his pessimistic, often controversial sense of humour...

.

Millarworld


In 2004 Millar launched a creator-owned
Creator ownership
Creator ownership is an arrangement in which the creator or creators of a work of fiction retain full ownership of the material, regardless of whether it is self-published or by a corporate publisher. In some fields of publishing, such as fiction writing, creator ownership is a standard arrangement...

 line called Millarworld that published the books Wanted
Wanted (comics)
Wanted is a comic book limited series written by Mark Millar, with art by J. G. Jones. It was published by Top Cow in 2003 and 2004 as part of Millarworld...

, Chosen, The Unfunnies
The Unfunnies
The Unfunnies is a four-issue horror comic book mini-series created by Mark Millar and Anthony Williams and published by Avatar Press.The comic uses cartoon characters drawn in a crude style similar to Hanna-Barbera and photographs to tell the story of a comic world gone wrong...

, Kick-Ass and War Heroes
War Heroes (comics)
War Heroes is a six-issue limited series from Image Comics, written by Mark Millar, with art by Tony Harris.Millar has said "War Heroes is everything I've been leading up to with Civil War, Ultimates, The Authority, Kick-Ass and Wanted" and "This is what my Ultimates 3 would have been if Bryan...

 by four different, publishers. Wanted was loosely adapted into a feature film by Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures
-1920:* White Youth* The Flaming Disc* Am I Dreaming?* The Dragon's Net* The Adorable Savage* Putting It Over* The Line Runners-1921:* The Fire Eater* A Battle of Wits* Dream Girl* The Millionaire...

, released on June 27, 2008, starring Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is an American actress. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and was named Hollywood's highest-paid actress by Forbes in 2009 and 2011. Jolie is noted for promoting humanitarian causes as a Goodwill Ambassador for the...

, Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, aviator and narrator. He is noted for his reserved demeanor and authoritative speaking voice. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and Invictus and won...

 and James McAvoy
James McAvoy
James McAvoy is a Scottish stage and screen actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in 1995's The Near Room and continued to make mostly television appearances until the early 2000s. His notable television work includes State of Play, Shameless, and Frank Herbert's Children of Dune...

. Chosen, published by Dark Horse, was described by Millar as a sequel to the Bible and has been optioned by Sony Pictures. A film adaptation
Kick-Ass (film)
Kick-Ass is a 2010 superhero comedy film based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. The film was directed by Matthew Vaughn, who co-produced the film with actor Brad Pitt, and co-wrote the screenplay with Jane Goldman...

 of Kick-Ass, directed by Matthew Vaughn
Matthew Vaughn
Matthew Vaughn is an English film producer and director known for producing such films as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch and directing the films Layer Cake , Stardust and Kick-Ass...

, was released in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandIn the United Kingdom and Dependencies, other languages have been officially recognised as legitimate autochthonous languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages...

 on March 26, 2010 and the United States
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 on April 16. In September 2008 it was announced that War Heroes had been optioned by Sony
Sony
, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan and the world's fifth largest media conglomerate measured by revenues....

, with Michael DeLuca
Michael DeLuca
Michael De Luca is an American movie producer and screenwriter.-Life and career:De Luca was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the son of a worker at ConEdison. De Luca was exposed to motion pictures by his father, who would sneak the youngster into movie theaters...

 as producer and Millar taking an executive producer role.

Millar indicated in 2008 that he would return to Chosen, which he revealed was only the first part in a planned trilogy, American Jesus. Moving the title to Image Comics, he will write two more miniseries to complete the story, and release a collection
Trade paperback (comics)
In comics, a trade paperback is a collection of stories originally published in comic books, reprinted in book format, usually capturing one story arc from a single title or a series of stories with a connected story arc or common theme from one or more titles...

 of the first one with the title American Jesus Volume 1: Chosen.

In 2010 Millar wrote two other creator-owned superhero titles through Marvel Comics' Icon
Icon Comics
Icon Comics is an imprint of Marvel Comics for creator-owned titles, designed to keep select "A-list" creators producing for Marvel rather than seeing them take creator-owned work to other publishers.-History:...

 imprint, Nemesis
Nemesis (Icon Comics)
Millar & McNiven's Nemesis is a creator-owned comic book limited series written by Mark Millar, drawn by Steve McNiven and published by the Icon Comics imprint of Marvel Comics.-Publication history:...

 with artist Steve McNiven
Steve McNiven
Steven "Steve" McNiven is a Canadian comic book artist. He first gained prominence on CrossGen's Meridian, before moving onto books such as Ultimate Secret, New Avengers and Civil War.-Career:...

, and Superior
Superior (comics)
Superior is a creator-owned comic book series written by Mark Millar and illustrated by Leinil Francis Yu. It is published by Marvel Comics under the company's Icon imprint.- Plot synopsis :...

 with artist Leinil Yu.

On April 9, 2011 Millar was one of 62 comics creators who appeared at the IGN
IGN
IGN is an entertainment website that focuses on video games, films, music and other media. IGN's main website comprises several specialty sites or "channels", each occupying a subdomain and covering a specific area of entertainment...

 stage at the Kapow! convention in London to set two Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records, known until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records , is a reference book published annually, containing a collection of world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world...

, the Fastest Production of a Comic Book, and Most Contributors to a Comic Book. With Guinness officials on hand to monitor their progress, Millar began work at 9am scripting a 20-page black and white Superior comic book, with various artists appearing on stage throughout the day to work on the pencils, inks, and lettering. The artists included Dave Gibbons
Dave Gibbons
Dave Gibbons is an English comic book artist, writer and sometime letterer. He is best known for his collaborations with writer Alan Moore, which include the miniseries Watchmen and the Superman story "For the Man Who Has Everything"...

, Frank Quitely
Frank Quitely
Vincent Deighan, better known by the pen name Frank Quitely, is a Scottish comic book artist. He is best known for his frequent collaborations with Grant Morrison on titles such as New X-Men, We3, All-Star Superman, and Batman and Robin, as well as his work with Mark Millar on The...

, John Romita Jr., Jock
Jock (artist)
Mark Simpson, known by the pen name Jock, is a British comics artist, best known for his work in 2000 AD and on The Losers.-Career:...

, Adi Granov
Adi Granov
Adi Granov is a Bosnian-British comic book artist and conceptual designer.-Career:Granov teamed with comic book writer Warren Ellis for the post-Avengers Disassembled relaunch of Iron Man...

, Doug Braithwaite
Doug Braithwaite
-Career:Braithwaite started out working on British comics, like 2000 AD and A1, but is best known for his Marvel Comics work on the Earth X sequels, Universe X and Paradise X , as well as for The Punisher Kills the Marvel Universe and Punisher: MAX #13-18, with Garth Ennis...

, Ian Churchill
Ian Churchill
Ian Churchill is a British comic book artist, who has mostly worked in the American comic book industry.-Career:Churchill's early work included stints on Supergirl, Uncanny X-Men as well as the Deadpool: Sins of the Past limited series, in addition to a lengthy stay on Cable, the latter gaining him...

, Olivier Coipel
Olivier Coipel
Olivier Coipel is a French comic book artist, known for his work on books such as House of M, Legion of Super-Heroes andThor.-Career:...

, Duncan Fegredo
Duncan Fegredo
Duncan Fegredo is a British comic book artist born in Leicester in 1964.-Career:Fegredo first managed to get into comics after showing his portfolio around UKCAC in 1987 and meeting Dave Thorpe. Together they worked on a strip for a short lived British magazine called Heartbreak Hotel...

, Simon Furman
Simon Furman
Simon Christopher Francis Furman is a comic book writer, particularly associated with of a number of notable Transformers comics for Marvel UK, Marvel US, Dreamwave, and most recently, IDW...

, David Lafuente
David Lafuente
David Lafuente is a Spanish-born comic book artist. As of 2009 he works for Marvel Comics as the artist for Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man. He currently resides in London.-Career:Lafuente was discovered by Marvel Editor C.B...

, John McCrea
John McCrea
John McCrea is a comic book artist best known for his collaborations with writer Garth Ennis.-Career:...

, Sean Phillips
Sean Phillips
Sean Phillips is a British comic book artist.He is best known in the American comic book industry for his work on DC Comics' Sleeper, WildC.A.T.s, Batman and Hellblazer.-Career:...

 and Liam Sharp
Liam Sharp
Liam Roger Sharp is a British comic book artist, writer and publisher.-Early life:Liam Sharp was born in Derby at St. Mary's Hospital to parents Roger and Linda Sharp. He has a younger sister, Kerry, and younger brother, Rien. He went to School at Brackensdale Junior then infants school, before...

, who all drew a panel each, with regular Superior artist Leinil Yu creating the book's front cover. The book was completed in 11 hours, 19 minutes, and 38 seconds, and was published through Icon on November 23, 2011, with all royalties being donated to Yorkhill Children's Foundation.

UK publishers


Titles published by various British publishers include:
  • Trident
    Trident Comics
    Trident Comics was a comic book publishing company based in Leicester, UK, specializing in black and white comics created by new British talent...

    :
    • Saviour #1-6 (with Daniel Vallely
      Daniel Vallely
      Daniel Vallely is a designer, illustrator, comic book writer/artist, photographer, filmmaker, musician, and producer.Vallely's first published work was in Saviour, written by Mark Millar and published by Trident Comics in 1989. Vallely only drew one and a half issues before setting all the pages...

       and Nigel Kitching
      Nigel Kitching
      Nigel Kitching is an illustrator and writer in comics and in books.He is best known for his work in British comics, especially Sonic the Comic.-References:*-External links:***-Interviews:*...

      , 1989-1990)
    • Trident #5: "Saviour" (with Nigel Kitching, 1990)
    • The Shadowmen #1-2 (with Andrew Hope, 1990)

Fleetway


Titles published by Fleetway
Fleetway
Fleetway, also known as Fleetway Publications and Fleetway Editions, was a UK publishing company which mainly produced comic magazines. For a time owned by IPC Media, they are now a division of Egmont Publishing....

 include:
  • 2000 AD:
    • Tharg's Future Shocks
      Future Shocks
      Future Shocks is the name given to a long running series of short strips in the weekly comic 2000 AD in 1977. The name originates in a book titled Future Shock, written by Alvin Toffler, published in 1970.-Publishing history:...

      :
      • "The Foreign Model" (with Dave D'Antiquis, in #643, 1989)
      • "Self Awareness" (with Keith Page, in #648, 1989)
      • "Nightmare on Ses*me Street " (with Brian Williamson, in #785, 1992)
      • "A Fete Worse Than Death" (with Brian Williamson, in #786, 1992)
    • "Silo" (with Dave D'Antiquis, in #706-711, 1990)
    • Judge Dredd
      Judge Dredd
      Judge Joseph Dredd is a comics character whose strip in the British science fiction anthology 2000 AD is the magazine's longest running . Dredd is an American law enforcement officer in a violent city of the future where uniformed Judges combine the powers of police, judge, jury and executioner...

      :
      • "Christmas is Cancelled" (with Brett Ewins
        Brett Ewins
        Brett Ewins is a British comic book artist best known for his work on Judge Dredd and Rogue Trooper in the weekly comic book 2000 AD.-Biography:...

        , in Winter Special '90, 1990)
      • "Happy Birthday Judge Dredd!" (with Carl Critchlow
        Carl Critchlow
        Carl Critchlow is a British fantasy and science fiction comic illustrator. He is perhaps best known for his character Thrud the Barbarian, which originally appeared in White Dwarf magazine, and for his work for the Lobster Random comics....

        , in #829, 1993)
      • "Great Brain Robbery" (with Ron Smith
        Ron Smith (artist)
        Ron Smith, born 1924, is a retired British comic artist whose career spanned almost almost fifty years, during which time he built a solid reputation as one of the most popular and well respected illustrators working in his field....

        , in #835-836, 1993)
      • "Tough Justice" (with Mick Austin
        Mick Austin
        Michael J. "Mick" Austin is a fine artist who lives and works in the UK. Initially a comic book artist and illustrator his painterly style led to him leaving this genre and concentrating on fine art in 1996.-Biography:...

        , in #840, 1993)
      • "Down Among the Dead Men" (with Brett Ewins, in #841, 1993)
      • "War Games" (with Paul Marshall, in #854, 1993)
      • "Judge Tyrannosaur" (with Ron Smith, in #855, 1993)
      • "Book of the Dead" (with Grant Morrison
        Grant Morrison
        Grant Morrison is a Scottish comic book writer, playwright and occultist. He is known for his nonlinear narratives and counter-cultural leanings, as well as his successful runs on titles like Animal Man, Doom Patrol, JLA, The Invisibles, New X-Men, Fantastic Four, All-Star Superman, and...

         and Dermot Power
        Dermot Power
        Dermot Power, originally from County Waterford, Ireland, is a movie concept artist who started his career as a comic book artist working for British anthology comic 2000 AD.-Biography:...

        , in #859-866, 1993)
      • "I Hate Christmas" (with Carlos Ezquerra
        Carlos Ezquerra
        Carlos Sanchez Ezquerra , who has also worked under the alias L. John Silver, is a Spanish comics artist who works mainly in British comics and currently lives in Andorra...

        , in #867, 1993)
      • "Frankenstein Div " (with Carlos Ezquerra, in #868-871, 1994)
      • "Crime Prevention" (with Nick Percival
        Nick Percival
        Nick Percival is a British graphic artist primarily known for his published comic book, concept artwork and career in computer animation.-Biography:...

        , in #872, 1994)
      • "Top Gun" (with Ron Smith, in #879, 1994)
      • "Under Siege" (with Paul Peart
        Paul Peart
        Paul Peart is a British comic artist who has done some work for 2000 AD.-Bibliography:*Judge Hershey: "Down Time" *Slaughterbowl...

        , in #880, 1994)
      • "Mr. Bennet Joins the Judges" (with Peter Doherty
        Peter Doherty (comics)
        Peter Doherty is a British comic book artist and colourist.-Biography:Doherty's work over a 15 year career has mainly been concentrated on the classic 2000 AD character Judge Dredd. He has illustrated several significant episodes of the strip...

        , in Sci-Fi Special '94, 1994)
      • "Crusade" (with Grant Morrison and Mick Austin, in #928-937, 1995)
      • "Man Who Broke the Law" (with Steve Yeowell
        Steve Yeowell
        Steve Yeowell is a British comics artist, well-known for his work on the long-running science fiction and fantasy weekly comic 2000 AD.-Biography:...

        , in #968-969, 1995)
      • "The Big Hit" (with Graham Stoddart, in #1029-1030, 1997)
    • Robo-Hunter
      Robo-Hunter
      Robo-Hunter is a recurring strip in the British Comic 2000 AD, initially written by John Wagner and illustrated by Ian Gibson. The series starred Sam Slade, a laconic, ageing, cigar-smoking bounty hunter of robots that have gone renegade. Though action orientated, the series was noted for its...

      :
      • "Sam Slade: Robo-Hunter" (with Jose Casanovas, in #723-734, 1991)
      • "Return of the Puppet Master" (with Simon Jacob, in Sci-Fi Special '91, 1991)
      • "Killer Grannies" (with Graham Higgins, in Yearbook '92, 1991)
      • "Escape from Bisleyland" (with Anthony Williams
        Anthony Williams (comics)
        Anthony Williams is a Welsh comic book artist.-Biography:He broke into comics at Marvel UK, drawing for the series Action Force, The Real Ghostbusters and Transformers, among others...

        , in #750-759, 1991)
      • "Return to Verdus" (with Jose Casanovas, in #792-802, 1992)
      • "The Succubus" (with Simon Jacob, in Yearbook '93, 1992)
      • "Aces of Slades" (with Anthony Williams, in #813-816, 1992-1993)
      • "Serial Stunners" (with Jose Casanovas, in #819-822, 1993)
      • "Keith the Killer Robot" (with Ron Smith, in #825-827, 1993)
      • "Revenge of Dr. Robotski" (with Simon Jacob, in #881-884, 1994)
    • Red Razors
      Red Razors
      Red Razors is a 2000 AD comic strip created by Mark Millar and set in the Judge Dredd universe. However, the time of the stories take place roughly fifty years after the events detailed in current Judge Dredd comics...

      :
      • Red Razors (tpb
        Trade paperback (comics)
        In comics, a trade paperback is a collection of stories originally published in comic books, reprinted in book format, usually capturing one story arc from a single title or a series of stories with a connected story arc or common theme from one or more titles...

        , 144 pages, 2004, ISBN 1-9042-6518-9) collects:
        • "Red Razors" (with Steve Yeowell, in Judge Dredd Megazine
          Judge Dredd Megazine
          Judge Dredd: The Megazine is a monthly British comic magazine, launched in October 1990. It is a sister publication to 2000 AD. Its name is a play on words, formed from "magazine" and Dredd's locale Mega-City One.-Content:...

           vol. 1 #8-15, 1991)
        • "The Hunt for Red Razors" (with Nigel Dobbyn, in 2000 AD #908-917, 1994)
      • "The Secret Origin of Comrade Ed" (with Steve Yeowell, in Judge Dredd Mega-Special #5, 1992)
      • "Doctor's Orders" (with Steve Yeowell, in Judge Dredd Yearbook '93, 1992)
      • "Rites of Passage" (with Nigel Dobbyn, in 2000 AD #971, 1995)
    • Tales from Beyond Science (with Rian Hughes
      Rian Hughes
      Rian Hughes is a British graphic designer, illustrator and comics artist, noted for his work on 2000AD, where he illustrated Robo-Hunter, Tales from Beyond Science, Really and Truly and Dan Dare, among others...

      , tpb, 88 pages, Image Comics
      Image Comics
      Image Comics is a United States comic book publisher. It was founded in 1992 by high-profile illustrators as a venue where creators could publish their material without giving up the copyrights to the characters they created, as creator-owned properties. It was immediately successful, and remains...

      , January 2012, ISBN 1607064715) collects:
      • "The Men in Red" (in #774, 1992)
      • "Long Distance Calls" (in #776, 1992)
      • "The Secret Month Under the Stairs" (in Winter Special '92, 1992)
      • "The Man Who Created Space" (in Sci-Fi Special '94, 1994)
    • "The Spider
      The Spider (comics)
      The Spider is a British comic book character who began as a supervillain before becoming a superhero. He appeared in Lion between 26 June 1965 and 26 April 1969 and was reprinted in Vulcan. He was created by writer Ted Cowan and artist Reg Bunn...

      : Vicious Games" (with John Higgins
      John Higgins (comics)
      John Higgins is an English comic book artist and writer. He did significant work for 2000 AD, and he has frequently worked with writer Alan Moore, most notably as colourist for Watchmen.-Biography:...

       and David Hine
      David Hine
      -Biography:Hine has been working in comics since the early 1980s. For Crisis he drew the series Sticky Fingers in 1989, and wrote and drew a number of short pieces in 1990 and 1991...

      , in Action Special, 1992)
    • Rogue Trooper
      Rogue Trooper
      Rogue Trooper is a science fiction strip in the British comic 2000 AD, created by Gerry Finley-Day and Dave Gibbons. It follows the adventures of Rogue, a G.I. and his three comrades' search for the Traitor General...

      :
      • "House of Pain" (with Brett Ewins and Jim McCarthy
        Jim McCarthy (comics)
        Jim McCarthy is a British comics creator. He became well known for working on Bad Company in 2000 AD before going on to write a number of graphic novels based on musicians, as well as becoming a music journalist.He is the brother of Brendan McCarthy....

        , in Sci-Fi Special '92, 1992)
      • "G.I. Blues" (with Chris Weston
        Chris Weston
        Chris Weston is a British comics artist who has worked both in the US and UK comics industries.-Biography:Weston was born in January, 1969 in Rinteln, Germany, and lived in various countries as a child...

        , in #901-903, 1994)
    • "Purgatory" (with Carlos Ezquerra, in #834-841, 1993)
    • Tharg's Terror Tales:
      • "The Tooth Fairy" (with Greg Staples
        Greg Staples
        -Biography:Greg Staples' first job on leaving school was as a trainee draftsman in an architects office in Sheffield.He also spent time working in a comic and film memorabilia shop and also a computer game store, both also in Sheffield, South Yorkshire....

        , in #839, 1993)
      • "The Uncanny Dr. Doctor" (with Shaky Kane, in #860, 1993)
      • "Milk & Honey" (with Kevin Cullen, in #895, 1994)
    • Maniac 5:
      • "Maniac 5" (with Steve Yeowell, in 2000 AD #842-849, 1993)
      • "War Journal" (with David Hine, in Sci-Fi Special '93, 1993)
      • "Maniac 6" (with Richard Elson
        Richard Elson
        Richard Elson is a British comic book artist best known for his work on Sonic the Comic, 2000 AD and Thor.-Biography:Richard Elson is a fine art graduate with over sixteen years experience as a cartoonist and illustrator....

         and Steve Yeowell, in Winter Special '93, #956-963, 1995)
    • Big Dave
      Big Dave
      Big Dave is an infamous character created and written by Grant Morrison and Mark Millar, with artwork by Steve Parkhouse, for 2000 AD....

      :
      • "Target Baghdad" (with Grant Morrison and Steve Parkhouse
        Steve Parkhouse
        Steve Parkhouse is a writer, artist and letterer who has worked for many British comics, especially 2000 AD and Doctor Who Magazine.-Biography:...

        , in #842-845, 1993)
      • "Young Dave" (with Grant Morrison and Steve Parkhouse, in Yearbook '94, 1993)
      • "Monarchy in the UK" (with Grant Morrison and Steve Parkhouse, in #846-849, 1994)
      • "Costa del Chaos" (with Grant Morrison and Anthony Williams, in #869-872, 1994)
      • "Wotta Lotta Balls" (with Grant Morrison and Steve Parkhouse, in #904-907, 1994)
    • "Canon Fodder
      Canon Fodder
      Canon Fodder is a 2000 AD series created by Mark Millar and Chris Weston.Judgement Day has come and gone, with God failing to appear, and the dead have risen from the grave and now everyone who ever lived walks the Earth again. Not surprisingly, over-crowding is rife and crime has escalated out of...

      " (with Chris Weston, in #861-867, 1993)
    • "The Grudge-Father" (with Jim McCarthy, in #878-883, 1994)
    • Babe Race 2000:
      • "Babe Race 2000" (with Anthony Williams, in #883-888, 1994)
      • "Bounty Hunter Mom" (with Anthony Williams, in Yearbook '95, 1995)
    • Janus: Psi-Division
      Judge Janus
      Judge Judy Janus is a fictional character, a Judge within Mega-City One's Justice Department's Psi Division. She is portrayed as a young and dizzy psychic , who still manages to help solve the case in the end....

      :
      • "A New Star" (with Paul Johnson
        Paul Johnson (artist)
        Paul Johnson is a British comic book artist.-Biography:Paul Johnson orbited the peripheries of the British comic book industry in the early Eighties, self-publishing and appearing in influential but short-lived publications such as Psst! and Escape Magazine...

        , in #980-984, 1996)
      • "Faustus" (with Grant Morrison and Paul Johnson, in #1024-1031, 1997)
  • Crisis:
    • "Her Parents" (with John McCrea
      John McCrea
      John McCrea is a comic book artist best known for his collaborations with writer Garth Ennis.-Career:...

      , in #31, 1989)
    • "Insiders" (with Paul Grist
      Paul Grist
      Paul Grist is a British comic book creator, noted for his hard-boiled police series Kane and his unorthodox superhero series Jack Staff.-Biography:...

      , in #54-59, 1991)
  • Revolver Special #1: "Mother's Day" (with Phil Winslade
    Phil Winslade
    -Biography:Winslade was born in Surrey in 1965 and spent a lot of time indoors as a child because of a heart murmur. His main source of entertainment were Marvel like Howard the Duck and Deathlok. However, it wasn't until he attended Birmingham Polytechnic, to study art, that the idea of working in...

    , 1990)
  • Sonic the Comic
    Sonic the Comic
    Sonic the Comic, known to its many readers as STC, was a UK children's comic published fortnightly by Fleetway Editions between 1993 and 2002...

    :
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
      Sonic the Hedgehog (character)
      , trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is a video game character and the main protagonist of the Sonic video game series released by Sega, as well as in numerous spin-off comics, cartoons, and a feature film. The first game was released on June 23, 1991, to provide Sega with a mascot to rival Nintendo's...

      :
      • "Robofox" (with Woodrow Phoenix
        Woodrow Phoenix
        Woodrow Phoenix is a British comics artist, writer, editorial illustrator, graphic designer, font designer and author of children's books.He was a contributor to a number of British comics magazines including Escape, Blaaam! and Blast! and was part of the British small press comics scene in the...

        , in #2, 1993)
      • "Mayhem in the Marble Hill Zone" (with Jose Casanovas, in #3, 1993)
      • "Lost in the Labyrinth Zone" (with Woodrow Phoenix, in #5, 1993)
      • "Time Racer" (with Ed Hillyer, in #11, 1993)
      • "Hidden Danger!" (with Carl Flint, in #12, 1993)
      • "Double Trouble" (with Mike Hadley, in #13, 1993)
      • "The Green Eater" (with Mike Hadley, in #15, 1993)
      • "Happy Christmas Doctor Robotnik!" (with Brian Williamson, in #16, 1993)
      • "A Day in the Life of Robotnik" (with Mike Hadley, in #42, 1994)
      • "Odour Zone" (with Mike Hadley, in #72, 1994)
      • "The Spinball Wizard" (with Keith Page, in #73, 1994)
    • Streets of Rage
      Streets of Rage
      Streets of Rage, known in Japan as , is a side-scrolling beat 'em up released by Sega in 1991 for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. It is the first installment of the Streets of Rage series which was followed by Streets of Rage 2 and Streets of Rage 3. The game was also converted over to Sega's Game...

      :
      • "Streets of Rage" (with Peter Richardson
        Peter Richardson
        Peter Richardson is an English actor, comedian, director, and writer, best known for The Comic Strip Presents... television series. He is also a long time comedy partner with Nigel Planer.-Early career:...

        , in #7-12, 1993)
      • "Skates' Story" (with Peter Richardson, in #25-30, 1994)

DC Comics


Titles published by DC Comics
DC Comics
DC Comics, Inc. is one of the largest and most successful companies operating in the market for American comic books and related media. It is the publishing unit of DC Entertainment a company of Warner Bros. Entertainment, which itself is owned by Time Warner...

 include:
  • Legends of the Dark Knight
    Legends of the Dark Knight
    Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, commonly referred to as simply Legends of the Dark Knight is a DC comic book featuring Batman. It was launched in 1989 with the popularity of the Batman movie, following on from Frank Miller's Batman: Year One...

     #79: "Favorite Things" (with Steve Yeowell
    Steve Yeowell
    Steve Yeowell is a British comics artist, well-known for his work on the long-running science fiction and fantasy weekly comic 2000 AD.-Biography:...

    , 1996) collected in Batman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told Volume 1 (tpb, 192 pages, 2005, ISBN 1-4012-0444-9)
  • Aztek, the Ultimate Man
    Aztek (comics)
    Aztek is a fictional character, a superhero in the DC Universe. Based out of the fictional Vanity City, Aztek is the champion of the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl. The character first appeared in Aztek, The Ultimate Man #1 in August 1996, created by Grant Morrison and Mark Millar...

     #1-10 (with Grant Morrison
    Grant Morrison
    Grant Morrison is a Scottish comic book writer, playwright and occultist. He is known for his nonlinear narratives and counter-cultural leanings, as well as his successful runs on titles like Animal Man, Doom Patrol, JLA, The Invisibles, New X-Men, Fantastic Four, All-Star Superman, and...

     and N. Steven Harris, 1996-1997) collected as JLA Presents: Aztek, the Ultimate Man (tpb, 240 pages, 2008, ISBN 1-4012-1688-9)
  • The Flash
    Flash (comics)
    The Flash is a name shared by several fictional comic book superheroes from the DC Comics universe. Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert, the original Flash first appeared in Flash Comics #1 ....

     (with Grant Morrison, Paul Ryan
    Paul Ryan (comics)
    Paul Ryan Paul Ryan Paul Ryan ((born 23 September 1949 in Massachusetts) is an American comic book and comic strip artist. Ryan has worked extensively for Marvel Comics and DC Comics on a number of super-hero comics. He currently pencils and inks the daily and Sunday comic strip The Phantom for...

    , Ron Wagner
    Ron Wagner
    Ron J. Wagner is primarily known as an American comics artist who has drawn for titles such as G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, The Punisher, Nth Man: The Ultimate Ninja, and Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight. He is also an animation storyboard artist, games designer, and portrait artist...

     and Pop Mhan
    Pop Mhan
    -Biography:Pop Mhan was born in Bangkok, Thailand, and immigrated to the United States at the age of three. He joined Wildstorm Productions in San Diego and studied sequential art under Jim Lee...

    , 1997-1998) collected as:
    • Emergency Stop (collects #130-135, tpb, 144 pages, 2009, ISBN 1-4012-2177-7)
    • The Human Race (collects #136-141, tpb, 160 pages, 2009, ISBN 1-4012-2239-0)
  • Justice League of America:
    • JLA: Paradise Lost
      Zauriel
      Zauriel is a fictional character in the DC Universe. Originally a guardian angel who served Heaven for millions of years, he willingly fell to Earth and becomes a superhero, having been a member of DC's all-star Justice League. He first appeared in JLA #6...

       #1-3 (with Ariel Olivetti
      Ariel Olivetti
      Ariel Olivetti is an Argentine comic book penciller best known for his work on American comic book titles such as Daredevil, X-Man, Space Ghost and Punisher War Journal.-Career:...

      , 1998)
    • JLA 80-Page Giant
      JLA (comic book)
      JLA was a monthly comic book published by DC Comics from January 1997 to April 2006 featuring the Justice League.-Publication history:The low sales of the various Justice League spinoff books by the mid-1990s prompted DC to revamp the League as a single team on a single title...

       #1: "The Secret Society of Super-Villains" (with Chris Jones, 1998)
    • JLA
      JLA (comic book)
      JLA was a monthly comic book published by DC Comics from January 1997 to April 2006 featuring the Justice League.-Publication history:The low sales of the various Justice League spinoff books by the mid-1990s prompted DC to revamp the League as a single team on a single title...

       #27: "The Bigger They Come..." (with Mark Pajarillo, 1999)
    • DC One Million 80-Page Giant
      DC One Million
      "DC One Million" was a crossover storyline that ran through a self titled, weekly limited series and through special issues of almost all "DCU" titles published by DC Comics in November 1998...

       #1: "System's Finest" (with Mike Wieringo
      Mike Wieringo
      Michael Lance "Mike" Wieringo , who sometimes signed his work under the name Ringo, was an American comic book artist best known for his work on DC Comics' The Flash and Marvel Comics' Fantastic Four....

      , 1999)
    • Siver Age: Justice League of America: "The League without Justice!" (with Scott Kolins
      Scott Kolins
      Scott Kolins is an American illustrator, writer and creator for multiple different superhero and science fiction comic books. His main credits are as a penciler but he is an established inker as well as colorist and has some credits as a writer.-Biography:...

      , one-shot, 2000)
  • Superman
    Superman
    Superman is a fictional comic book superhero appearing in publications by DC Comics, widely considered to be an American cultural icon. Created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian-born American artist Joe Shuster in 1932 while both were living in Cleveland, Ohio, and sold to Detective...

    :
    • Superman Adventures
      Superman Adventures
      Superman Adventures is a DC Comics comic book series featuring Superman. It is different from other Superman titles in that it is set in the continuity of Superman: The Animated Series as opposed to the regular DC Universe. It ran for 66 issues between 1996 and 2002...

       (with Aluir Amancio and Mike Manley, 1998-2001) collected in:
      • Up, Up and Away! (collects #16, 19, 22-24, tpb, 112 pages, 2004, ISBN 1-4012-0331-0)
      • The Never-Ending Battle (collects #25-29, tpb, 112 pages, 2004, ISBN 1-4012-0332-9)
      • Last Son of Krypton (collects #30-31, 33-34, tpb, 112 pages, 2006, ISBN 1-4012-1037-6)
      • The Man of Steel (collects #35-38, tpb, 112 pages, 2006, ISBN 1-4012-1038-4)
    • Tangent Comics: The Superman
      Tangent Comics
      Tangent Comics was a DC Comics imprint created in 1997–1998, developed from ideas created by Dan Jurgens. The line, formed from various one-shots, focused on creating all-new characters using established DC names, such as the Joker, Superman, and the Flash...

      : "Future Shock" (with Butch Guice, one-shot, 1998) collected in Tangent Comics Volume 3 (tpb, 210 pages, 2008, ISBN 1-4012-1806-5)
    • Action Comics
      Action Comics
      Action Comics is an American comic book series that introduced Superman, the first major superhero character as the term is popularly defined...

       #753-755, 758 (with Stuart Immonen
      Stuart Immonen
      Stuart Immonen is a Canadian comic book artist. He is best known for his work on Nextwave, Ultimate X-Men, The New Avengers and Ultimate Spider-Man...

      , 1999)
    • Superman 80-Page Giant
      Superman (comic book)
      Superman is an ongoing comic book series featuring the DC Comics hero of the same name. The character Superman began as one of several anthology features in the National Periodical Publications comic book Action Comics #1 in June 1938...

       #1: "From Krypton with Love" (with Sean Phillips
      Sean Phillips
      Sean Phillips is a British comic book artist.He is best known in the American comic book industry for his work on DC Comics' Sleeper, WildC.A.T.s, Batman and Hellblazer.-Career:...

      , 1999)
    • Team Superman: "They Died with Their Capes On" (with Georges Jeanty
      Georges Jeanty
      Georges Jeanty is an American comic book penciler best known for his work on The American Way, an eight-issue American comic book limited series produced under DC Comics' Wildstorm imprint, and the Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Eight comic book series published by Dark Horse Comics.-Early...

      , one-shot, 1999)
    • Adventures of Superman
      Superman (comic book)
      Superman is an ongoing comic book series featuring the DC Comics hero of the same name. The character Superman began as one of several anthology features in the National Periodical Publications comic book Action Comics #1 in June 1938...

       #573-576 (with Stuart Immonen, Steve Epting
      Steve Epting
      Stephen "Steve" Epting is an American comic book penciller.-Early life:Epting's influences include Alex Raymond, Stan Drake, Jim Holdaway, Joe Kubert, John Buscema, Al Williamson and José Luis García-López....

      , Joe Phillips
      Joe Phillips
      Joe Phillips is an American artist, known for his mainstream comic book art and for his work depicting his views of gay life. He currently lives in San Diego, California.-Early Years and Comic Work:...

       and Yanick Paquette
      Yanick Paquette
      Yanick Paquette is a Canadian penciller in North American comics. He has worked for Antarctic Press, Topps, Marvel and DC Comics and since 1994.-Career:...

      , 1999-2000)
    • Superman for the Animals
      Doris Day Animal League
      The Doris Day Animal League is an animal advocacy group based in Washington D.C. It established the annual observance Spay Day USA in 1994, which the group uses to bring attention to the pet overpopulation problem in the United States. On September 1, 2006, the organization merged with the Humane...

      : "Dear Superman..." (with Tom Grummett, one-shot, 2000)
    • Superman: Red Son
      Superman: Red Son
      Superman: Red Son is a three-issue prestige format comic book mini-series published by DC Comics that was released under their Elseworlds imprint in April 2003...

       #1-3 (with Dave Johnson, 2003) collected as Superman: Red Son (tpb, 160 pages, 2004, ISBN 1-4012-0191-1; hc, 168 pages, 2009, ISBN 1-4012-2425-3)
  • Wonder Woman
    Wonder Woman
    Wonder Woman is a DC Comics superheroine created by William Moulton Marston. She first appeared in All Star Comics #8 . The Wonder Woman title has been published by DC Comics almost continuously except for a brief hiatus in 1986....

     #153: "Mad About the Boy" (with Georges Jeanty, 2000)

Marvel


Titles published by Mavrel
Marvel Comics
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., commonly referred to as Marvel Comics and formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, is an American company that publishes comic books and related media...

 include:
  • Skrull Kill Krew
    Skrull Kill Krew
    The Skrull Kill Krew are a fictional group from Marvel Comics who first appeared in their own limited series published in 1995. They were created by Grant Morrison, Mark Millar and Steve Yeowell.The group are humans modified by eating Skrull-infected beef...

     #1-5 (with Grant Morrison
    Grant Morrison
    Grant Morrison is a Scottish comic book writer, playwright and occultist. He is known for his nonlinear narratives and counter-cultural leanings, as well as his successful runs on titles like Animal Man, Doom Patrol, JLA, The Invisibles, New X-Men, Fantastic Four, All-Star Superman, and...

     and Steve Yeowell
    Steve Yeowell
    Steve Yeowell is a British comics artist, well-known for his work on the long-running science fiction and fantasy weekly comic 2000 AD.-Biography:...

    , 1995) collected as Skrull Kill Krew (tpb, 128 pages, 2006, ISBN 0-7851-2120-X)
  • X-Men
    X-Men
    The X-Men are a superhero team in the . They were created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby, and first appeared in The X-Men #1...

    :
    • Marvels Comics: X-Men
      X-Men
      The X-Men are a superhero team in the . They were created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby, and first appeared in The X-Men #1...

      : "How I Learned to Love the Bomb" (with Sean Phillips
      Sean Phillips
      Sean Phillips is a British comic book artist.He is best known in the American comic book industry for his work on DC Comics' Sleeper, WildC.A.T.s, Batman and Hellblazer.-Career:...

      , one-shot, 2000)
    • Ultimate X-Men
      Ultimate X-Men
      Ultimate X-Men is a superhero comic book series that was published by Marvel Comics from 2001 to 2009. The series is a modernized re-imagining of Marvel's long-running X-Men comic book franchise as part of its Ultimate Marvel imprint...

      :
      • Volume 1 (hc, 352 pages, 2002, ISBN 0-7851-1008-9) collects:
        • "The Tomorrow People" (with Adam Kubert
          Adam Kubert
          Adam Kubert is an American comic book artist known for his work for publishers such as Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and DC Comics, including work on Ultimate X-Men, Ultimate Fantastic Four, Incredible Hulk, Wolverine, Spider-Man, Superman and Ghost Rider.Kubert has established himself as one...

           and Andy Kubert
          Andy Kubert
          Andrew "Andy" Kubert is an American comic book artist, son of Joe Kubert, and brother of Adam Kubert, both of whom are also artists...

          , in #1-6, 2000-2001)
        • "Return to Weapon X" (with Adam Kubert, Tom Raney
          Tom Raney
          Tom Raney is an American comic book artist, known for illustrating titles as Annihilation Conquest, Alpha Flight, Ultimate X-Men and Uncanny X-Men for Marvel Comics, DV8 and Stormwatch for Image Comics, and Outsiders for DC Comics....

           and Tom Derenick, in #7-12, 2001-2002)
      • Volume 2 (hc, 336 pages, 2003, ISBN 0-7851-1130-1) collects:
        • "World Tour" (with Adam Kubert and Chris Bachalo
          Chris Bachalo
          Chris Bachalo is an American comic book illustrator known for his quirky, cartoon-like style. He became well known for stints on DC Comics’ Shade, the Changing Man and Neil Gaiman's two Death series...

          , in #15-20, 2002)
        • "Hellfire & Brimstone" (with Adam Kubert and Kaare Andrews
          Kaare Andrews
          Kaare Andrews is a comic book writer and artist and filmmaker known for his cover work on Incredible Hulk and Canada's first national recognized award, "The Shuster", for his work on Spider-Man: Doctor Octopus.-Career:...

          , in #21-25, 2002-2003)
      • Volume 3 (hc, 312 pages, 2003, ISBN 0-7851-1131-X) collects:
        • Ultimate War
          Ultimate War
          Ultimate War is a comic book limited series produced by Marvel Comics featuring the Ultimates and the Ultimate X-Men. The series contains four books, released between December 8, 2002 and February 23, 2003. It was written by Scottish comics author Mark Millar with art by Chris Bachalo.It is...

           #1-4 (with Chris Bachalo, 2003)
        • "Return of the King" (with Ben Lai
          Ben Lai
          Ben Lai is a comic book penciler who worked on series such as Sigil, Radix, Thor and X-Men. His brother, Ray Lai, often inks his work....

          , David Finch and Adam Kubert, in #26-33, 2003)
    • Wolverine v3
      Wolverine (comic book)
      Wolverine is a number of Marvel Comics comic book series starring the X-Men member Wolverine.-Publication history:The first Wolverine was a limited series written by Chris Claremont with pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Joe Rubinstein, letters by Tom Orzechowski, and colored by Glynis Wein...

       (with John Romita, Jr.
      John Romita, Jr.
      John Salvatore Romita, Jr. is an American comic book artist best known for his extensive work for Marvel Comics from the 1970s to the 2000s...

      , Kaare Andrews and Steve McNiven
      Steve McNiven
      Steven "Steve" McNiven is a Canadian comic book artist. He first gained prominence on CrossGen's Meridian, before moving onto books such as Ultimate Secret, New Avengers and Civil War.-Career:...

      , 2004-2009) collected as:
      • Enemy of the State (collects #20-25, hc, 160 pages, 2005, ISBN 0-7851-1815-2; tpb, 2006, ISBN 0-7851-1492-0)
      • Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. (collects #26-32, hc, 176 pages, 2005, ISBN 0-7851-1926-4; tpb, 2006, ISBN 0-7851-1627-3)
      • Enemy of the State: The Complete Edition (collects #20-32, hc, 352 pages, 2006, ISBN 0-7851-2206-0; tpb, 2008, ISBN 0-7851-3301-1)
      • Old Man Logan (collects #66-72, Old Man Logan Giant-Sized Special, hc, 224 pages, 2009, ISBN 0-7851-3159-0; tpb, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-3172-8)
  • The Ultimates:
    • The Ultimates (hc, 400 pages, 2004, ISBN 0-7851-1082-8; tpb, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-4387-4) collects:
      • "Super-Human" (with Bryan Hitch
        Bryan Hitch
        Bryan Hitch is a British comic book artist. Hitch began his career in the United Kingdom for Marvel UK, working on titles such as Action Force and Death's Head, before gaining prominence on American titles such as Wildstorm's Stormwatch and The Authority, DC Comics titles such as JLA, and Marvel...

        , in #1-6, 2002)
      • "Homeland Security" (with Bryan Hitch, #7-13, 2002-2004)
    • The Ultimates 2 (hc, 464 pages, 2007, ISBN 0-7851-2138-2; tpb, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-4916-3) collects:
      • "Gods and Monsters" (with Bryan Hitch, #1-6, 2005)
      • "Grand Theft America" (with Bryan Hitch, #7-13, 2005-2007)
    • Omnibus (collects v1 #1-13, v2 #1-13, Annual #1, hc, 896 pages, 2009, ISBN 0-7851-3780-7)
  • 411 #1: "Tit-for-Tat" (with Frank Quitely
    Frank Quitely
    Vincent Deighan, better known by the pen name Frank Quitely, is a Scottish comic book artist. He is best known for his frequent collaborations with Grant Morrison on titles such as New X-Men, We3, All-Star Superman, and Batman and Robin, as well as his work with Mark Millar on The...

    , Marvel, 2003)
  • Trouble #1-5 (with Terry Dodson
    Terry Dodson
    Terrence "Terry" Dodson is an American comic book artist and penciller. He is best known for his work on titles such as Harley Quinn, Trouble, Marvel Knights Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and Uncanny X-Men...

    , 2003) collected as Trouble (hc, 120 pages, 2011, ISBN 0-7851-5086-2)
  • Marvel Knights Spider-Man (with Terry Dodson and Frank Cho
    Frank Cho
    Frank Cho, born Duk Hyun Cho, is a Korean-American comic strip and comic book writer and illustrator, known for his series Liberty Meadows, as well as for books such as Shanna the She-Devil, Mighty Avengers and Hulk for Marvel Comics, and Jungle Girl for Dynamite Entertainment...

    , 2004-2005) collected as:
    • Down Among the Dead Men (collects #1-4, tpb, 96 pages, 2004, ISBN 0-7851-1437-8)
    • Venomous (collects #5-8, tpb, 96 pages, 2005, ISBN 0-7851-1675-3)
    • The Last Stand (collects #9-12, tpb, 96 pages, 2005, ISBN 0-7851-1676-1)
    • Marvel Knights Spider-Man (collects #1-12, hc, 304 pages, 2005, ISBN 0-7851-1842-X)
  • Fantastic Four
    Fantastic Four
    The Fantastic Four is a fictional superhero team appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The group debuted in The Fantastic Four #1 , which helped to usher in a new level of realism in the medium...

    :
    • Ultimate Fantastic Four
      Ultimate Fantastic Four
      Ultimate Fantastic Four is a superhero comic book series published by Marvel Comics. The series is a modernized re-imagining of Marvel's long-running Fantastic Four comic book franchise as part of its Ultimate Marvel imprint...

      :
      • Volume 1 (hc, 320 pages, 2005, ISBN 0-7851-1458-0) includes:
        • "The Fantastic" (with Brian Michael Bendis
          Brian Michael Bendis
          Brian Michael Bendis is an American comic book writer and erstwhile artist. He has won critical acclaim for his self-published, Image Comics and Marvel Comics work, and is one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics, with his books selling consistently highly for over a...

           and Adam Kubert, in #1-4, 2004)
      • Volume 2 (hc, 240 pages, 2006, ISBN 0-7851-2058-0) includes:
        • "Inhuman" (with Jae Lee
          Jae Lee
          Jae Lee is an American comic book artist best known for his work on Inhumans and The Sentry, both with Paul Jenkins.-Career:Lee first rose to prominence in the industry for his work on Marvel's Namor the Sub-Mariner, Inhumans , and The Sentry, as well as his creator-owned character Hellshock at...

          , in Annual #1, 2005)
      • Volume 3 (hc, 296 pages, 2007, ISBN 0-7851-2603-1) collects:
        • "Crossover" (with Greg Land
          Greg Land
          Greg Land is an American comic book artist, best known for his work on characters such as X-Men, Birds of Prey, and Fantastic Four.-Career:Greg Land first got a job with an independent publisher as the artist for StormQuest after advertising himself at a Mid-Ohio Con comic convention...

          , in #21-23, 2005)
        • "Tomb of Namor" (with Greg Land, in #24-26, 2005-2006)
        • "President Thor" (with Greg Land and Mitch Breitweiser, in #27-29, 2006)
        • "Frightful" (with Greg Land and Mitch Breitweiser, in #30-32, 2006)
    • Fantastic Four:
      • World's Greatest (hc, 200 pages, 2009, ISBN 0-7851-3225-2; tpb, 2009, ISBN 0-7851-2555-8) collects:
        • "World's Greatest" (with Bryan Hitch, in #554-557, 2008)
        • "The Galactus Engine" (with Bryan Hitch, in #558-561, 2008-2009)
      • The Master of Doom (hc, 248 pages, 2009, ISBN 0-7851-3370-4; tpb, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-2967-7) collects:
        • "Mr. and Mrs. Thing" (with Bryan Hitch, in #562-565, 2009)
        • "Doom's Master" (with Bryan Hitch, Joe Ahearne
          Joe Ahearne
          Joe Ahearne is a British television writer and director, best known for his work on several fantasy-based programmes including Ultraviolet and Doctor Who...

          , Neil Edwards and Stuart Immonen
          Stuart Immonen
          Stuart Immonen is a Canadian comic book artist. He is best known for his work on Nextwave, Ultimate X-Men, The New Avengers and Ultimate Spider-Man...

          , in #566-569, 2009)
  • Civil War
    Civil War (comics)
    Civil War is a 2006-2007 Marvel Comics crossover storyline built around a self-titled seven-issue limited series written by Mark Millar and penciled by Steve McNiven, which ran through various other titles published by Marvel at the time...

     #1-7 (with Steve McNiven, 2006-2007) collected as Civil War (tpb, 208 pages, 2007, ISBN 0-7851-2179-X; hc, 512 pages, 2008, ISBN 0-7851-2178-1)
  • Marvel 1985
    Marvel 1985
    Marvel 1985 is a six-issue American comic book limited series, published in 2008 by Marvel Comics. It is written by Mark Millar and illustrated by Tommy Lee Edwards.-Plot:Issue 1...

     #1-6 (with Tommy Lee Edwards
    Tommy Lee Edwards
    Tommy Lee Edwards is an American illustrator. Edwards' varied portfolio includes works created in the realm of comics, video-games, books, advertising, film, and animation.-Career:...

    , 2008) collected as Marvel 1985 (hc, 176 pages, 2009, ISBN 0-7851-2158-7; tpb, 2009, ISBN 0-7851-2159-5)
  • Ultimate Comics: Avengers
    Ultimate Comics: Avengers
    Ultimate Comics: Avengers is a comic book published by Marvel Comics that began in August 2009 as part of the relaunch of the Ultimate Universe under the "Ultimate Comics" imprint...

    :
    • The Next Generation (hc, 160 pages, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-4010-7; tpb, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-4097-2) collects:
      • "Ultimate Comics: Avengers" #1-6 (with Carlos Pacheco
        Carlos Pacheco
        Carlos Pacheco is a Spanish comic book artist and penciller. Pacheco was born in San Roque, Cádiz. He is best known in the United States for his work on titles such as Avengers Forever, X-Men and Green Lantern...

        , 2009-2010)
    • Crime & Punishment (hc, 144 pages, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-3670-3; tpb, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-3671-1) collects:
      • "Ultimate Comics: Avengers 2" #1-6 (with Leinil Francis Yu
        Leinil Francis Yu
        Leinil Francis Yu is a Filipino comic book artist, who began working for the American market through Wildstorm Productions. In an interview published in Marvel's Daily Bugle newsletter, he described his style as "Dynamic Pseudo-Realism."-Career:Leinil Francis Yu was first recognized after winning...

        , 2010)
    • Blade vs. the Avengers (hc, 152 pages, 2011, ISBN 0-7851-4009-3; tpb, 2011, ISBN 0-7851-4096-4) collects:
      • "Ultimate Comics: Avengers 3" #1-6 (with Steve Dillon
        Steve Dillon
        Steve Dillon is a British comic book artist, from Luton, Bedfordshire, best known for his work with writer Garth Ennis on Hellblazer, Preacher and The Punisher.-Biography:...

        , 2010-2011)
    • Avengers vs. New Ultimates (hc, 144 pages, 2011, ISBN 0-7851-5272-5) collects:
      • "Ultimate Comics: Avengers vs. New Ultimates" #1-6 (with Leinil Francis Yu and Stephen Segovia, 2011)

Other US publishers


Titles published by various American publishers include:
  • Vertigo:
    • Swamp Thing
      Swamp Thing
      Swamp Thing, a fictional character, is a plant elemental in the created by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson. He first appeared in House of Secrets #92 in a stand-alone horror story set in the early 20th century . The Swamp Thing then returned in his own series, set in the contemporary world and in...

      :
      • "Bad Gumbo" (with Grant Morrison
        Grant Morrison
        Grant Morrison is a Scottish comic book writer, playwright and occultist. He is known for his nonlinear narratives and counter-cultural leanings, as well as his successful runs on titles like Animal Man, Doom Patrol, JLA, The Invisibles, New X-Men, Fantastic Four, All-Star Superman, and...

         and Philip Hester
        Phil Hester (comics)
        Phil Hester is an American comic book artist, penciller and writer.-Biography:This Eisner Award-nominated artist was born in eastern Iowa, where he went on to study at the University of Iowa...

        , in #140-143, 1994)
      • "A Hope in Hell" (with Philip Hester, in #144, 1994)
      • "Big Game" (with Philip Hester, in #145-147, 1994)
      • "The Root of All Evil" (with Philip Hester, in #148-150, 1994-1995)
      • "River Run" (with Philip Hester and Chris Weston
        Chris Weston
        Chris Weston is a British comics artist who has worked both in the US and UK comics industries.-Biography:Weston was born in January, 1969 in Rinteln, Germany, and lived in various countries as a child...

        , in #151-158, 1995)
      • "Swamp Dog" (with Jill Thompson
        Jill Thompson
        Jill Thompson is an American comic book writer and illustrator. Probably better known for her work on Neil Gaiman's The Sandman characters and her own Scary Godmother series, she has also worked on The Invisibles, Swamp Thing, and Wonder Woman.-Career:Jill Thompson illustrated The Sandman story...

        , in #159, 1995)
      • "Atmospheres" (with Philip Hester, in #160-164, 1995-1996)
      • "Chester Williams: American Cop" (with Curt Swan
        Curt Swan
        Douglas Curtis Swan was an American comic book artist. The artist most associated with Superman during the period fans and historians call the Silver Age of comic books, Swan produced hundreds of covers and stories from the 1950s through the 1980s.-Early life and career:Curt Swan, whose Swedish...

        , in #165, 1996)
      • "Trial by Fire" (with Philip Hester, in #166-171, 1996)
    • Books of Magic Annual #3: "The New Mystic Youth: Who is Tim Hunter?" (with Phil Jimenez
      Phil Jimenez
      Phil Jimenez is an American comic book writer, artist and penciller, known for his work as writer/artist on Wonder Woman from 2000 to 2003, as one of the five pencilers of the 2005-2006 miniseries Infinite Crisis, and his collaborations with writer Grant Morrison on New X-Men and The...

      , 1999)
  • Harris Comics:
    • Vampirella
      Vampirella
      Vampirella is a fictional character, a comic book vampire heroine created by Forrest J Ackerman and costume designer Trina Robbins in Warren Publishing's black-and-white horror comics magazine Vampirella #1 . Writer-editor Archie Goodwin later developed the character from horror-story hostess, in...

      :
      • The Morrison/Millar Collection (tpb, 176 pages, 2006, ISBN 0-9106-9293-9) collects:
        • "A Cold Day In Hell!" (with Louis Small, Jr., in Vampirella Strikes #6, 1996)
        • "Ascending Evil" (with Grant Morrison and Amanda Conner
          Amanda Conner
          Amanda Conner is an Irish-American comic book artist and commercial art illustrator. She began her career in the late 1980s for Archie Comics and Marvel Comics, before moving on to contribute work for Claypool Comics' Soulsearchers and Company and Harris Comics' Vampirella in the 1990s...

          , in Vampirella Monthly #1-3, 1997)
        • "Holy War" (with Grant Morrison and Louis Small, Jr., in Vampirella Monthly #4-6, 1997)
      • "Queen's Gambit" (with Grant Morrison and Amanda Conner, in Vampirella Monthly #7-9, 1997)
      • Vampirella vs. Pantha: "Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!" (with Mark Texeira
        Mark Texeira
        Mark Texeira is an American comic book artist. Classically trained as a painter, Texeira broke into the comics field in the early 1980s.-Career:Mark Texeira was born and raised in New York City...

        , one-shot, 1997) colleceted in Vampirella Presents: Tales of Pantha (tpb, 128 pages, 2006, ISBN 0-9106-9289-0)
      • Vampirella #1-3: "Nowheresville" (with Mike Mayhew, 2001) collected as Vampirella: Nowheresville (hc, 96 pages, 2002, ISBN 0-9106-9299-1; tpb, 2002, ISBN 0-9106-9299-8)
  • Wildstorm
    Wildstorm
    WildStorm Productions, or simply WildStorm, published American comic books. Originally an independent company established by Jim Lee and further expanded upon in subsequent years by other creators, WildStorm became a publishing imprint of DC Comics in 1999...

    :
    • The Authority (with Frank Quitely
      Frank Quitely
      Vincent Deighan, better known by the pen name Frank Quitely, is a Scottish comic book artist. He is best known for his frequent collaborations with Grant Morrison on titles such as New X-Men, We3, All-Star Superman, and Batman and Robin, as well as his work with Mark Millar on The...

      , Chris Weston
      Chris Weston
      Chris Weston is a British comics artist who has worked both in the US and UK comics industries.-Biography:Weston was born in January, 1969 in Rinteln, Germany, and lived in various countries as a child...

      , Art Adams and Gary Erskine
      Gary Erskine
      Gary Erskine is a Scottish comic book artist born in Paisley, near Glasgow in 1968.-Biography:Erskine started drawing work for fanzines while at art college and aspired to be a comic book artist. After sending samples of his work to Marvel UK he was eventually given Knights of Pendragon to draw on...

      , 2000-2002) collected as:
      • Under New Management (collects #13-16, tpb, 192 pages, 2000, ISBN 1-5638-9756-3)
      • Earth Inferno and Other Stories (collects #17-20, tpb, 192 pages, 2002, ISBN 1-5638-9854-3)
      • Transfer of Power (collects #22, 27-29, tpb, 192 pages, 2002, ISBN 1-4012-0020-6)
      • The Absolute Authority Volume 2 (collects #13-20, 22, 27-29, hc, 304 pages, 2003, ISBN 1-8402-3730-9)
    • Jenny Sparks: The Secret History of the Authority
      Jenny Sparks: The Secret History of the Authority
      Jenny Sparks: The Secret History of the Authority is a five-issue comic book limited series published in 2000 by DC Comics under the Wildstorm imprint, written by Mark Millar with art by John McCrea...

       #1-5 (with John McCrea
      John McCrea
      John McCrea is a comic book artist best known for his collaborations with writer Garth Ennis.-Career:...

      , 2000-2001) collected as Jenny Sparks: The Secret History of the Authority (tpb, 128 pages, 2001, ISBN 1-5638-9769-5)
  • Top Cow:
    • Witchblade: Demon
      Witchblade
      Witchblade is an American comic book series published by Top Cow Productions, an imprint of Image Comics, from 1995 until present. The series was created by Top Cow editors Marc Silvestri and David Wohl, writers Brian Haberlin and Christina Z, and artist Michael Turner.The series follows Sara...

       (with Jae Lee
      Jae Lee
      Jae Lee is an American comic book artist best known for his work on Inhumans and The Sentry, both with Paul Jenkins.-Career:Lee first rose to prominence in the industry for his work on Marvel's Namor the Sub-Mariner, Inhumans , and The Sentry, as well as his creator-owned character Hellshock at...

      , one-shot, 2003)
    • Wanted
      Wanted (comics)
      Wanted is a comic book limited series written by Mark Millar, with art by J. G. Jones. It was published by Top Cow in 2003 and 2004 as part of Millarworld...

       #1-6 (with J. G. Jones, 2003-2004) collected as Wanted (hc, 192 pages, 2005, ISBN 1-5824-0480-1; tpb, 2005, ISBN 1-5824-0497-6)
  • Youngblood
    Youngblood (comics)
    Youngblood is a superhero team that starred in their self-titled comic book, created by writer/artist Rob Liefeld. The team made its debut as a backup feature in the 1987 one-shot Megaton: Explosion before later appearing in its own ongoing series in 1992 as the flagship publication for Image Comics...

    : Bloodsport #1 (with Rob Liefeld
    Rob Liefeld
    Rob Liefeld is an American comic book writer, illustrator, and publisher. A prominent artist in the 1990s, he has since become a controversial figure in the medium....

    , Arcade
    Arcade Comics
    Arcade Comics is an independent comic book company founded by former Image Comics mainstay Rob Liefeld and Jimmy Jay of "Jay Company Comics". This is Liefeld's 4th publishing label after Extreme Studios, Maximum Press and Awesome Comics. The company kicked off in 2003 with its first comic...

    , 2003)
  • The Unfunnies
    The Unfunnies
    The Unfunnies is a four-issue horror comic book mini-series created by Mark Millar and Anthony Williams and published by Avatar Press.The comic uses cartoon characters drawn in a crude style similar to Hanna-Barbera and photographs to tell the story of a comic world gone wrong...

     #1-4 (with Anthony Williams
    Anthony Williams (comics)
    Anthony Williams is a Welsh comic book artist.-Biography:He broke into comics at Marvel UK, drawing for the series Action Force, The Real Ghostbusters and Transformers, among others...

    , Avatar Press
    Avatar Press
    Avatar Press is an independent American publisher of comic books, founded in 1996 by William A. Christensen, and based in Rantoul, Illinois.Avatar initially published only mini-series; however, they have since begun to branch out...

    , 2004-2007)
  • Chosen #1-3 (with Peter Gross
    Peter Gross (comics)
    Peter Gross is an American comic book writer and artist known for such works as The Books of Magic, Lucifer and The Unwritten.-Biography:Gross attended St. John's University and did graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Superior...

    , Dark Horse
    Dark Horse Comics
    Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent American comic book and manga publisher.Dark Horse Comics was founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson in Milwaukie, Oregon, with the concept of establishing an ideal atmosphere for creative professionals. Richardson started out by opening his first comic book...

    , 2004) collected as American Jesus Book 1: Chosen (tpb, 72 pages, Image
    Image Comics
    Image Comics is a United States comic book publisher. It was founded in 1992 by high-profile illustrators as a venue where creators could publish their material without giving up the copyrights to the characters they created, as creator-owned properties. It was immediately successful, and remains...

    , 2009, ISBN 1-6070-6006-X)
  • War Heroes
    War Heroes (comics)
    War Heroes is a six-issue limited series from Image Comics, written by Mark Millar, with art by Tony Harris.Millar has said "War Heroes is everything I've been leading up to with Civil War, Ultimates, The Authority, Kick-Ass and Wanted" and "This is what my Ultimates 3 would have been if Bryan...

     #1-3 (with Tony Harris, Image, 2008-2009)
  • Icon
    Icon Comics
    Icon Comics is an imprint of Marvel Comics for creator-owned titles, designed to keep select "A-list" creators producing for Marvel rather than seeing them take creator-owned work to other publishers.-History:...

    :
    • Kick-Ass (with John Romita, Jr.
      John Romita, Jr.
      John Salvatore Romita, Jr. is an American comic book artist best known for his extensive work for Marvel Comics from the 1970s to the 2000s...

      , 2008-2012):
      • Kick-Ass #1-8 (2008-2010) collected as Kick-Ass (hc, 192 pages, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-3435-2; tpb, 2010, ISBN 0-7851-3261-9)
      • Kick-Ass 2 #1-8 (2010-2012)
    • Millar & McNiven's Nemesis
      Nemesis (Icon Comics)
      Millar & McNiven's Nemesis is a creator-owned comic book limited series written by Mark Millar, drawn by Steve McNiven and published by the Icon Comics imprint of Marvel Comics.-Publication history:...

       #1-4 (with Steve McNiven
      Steve McNiven
      Steven "Steve" McNiven is a Canadian comic book artist. He first gained prominence on CrossGen's Meridian, before moving onto books such as Ultimate Secret, New Avengers and Civil War.-Career:...

      , 2010-2011) collected as Nemesis (hc, 112 pages, 2011, ISBN 0-7851-4865-5; tpb, 2012, ISBN 0-7851-4866-3)
    • Superior
      Superior (comics)
      Superior is a creator-owned comic book series written by Mark Millar and illustrated by Leinil Francis Yu. It is published by Marvel Comics under the company's Icon imprint.- Plot synopsis :...

       #1-ongoing (with Leinil Francis Yu
      Leinil Francis Yu
      Leinil Francis Yu is a Filipino comic book artist, who began working for the American market through Wildstorm Productions. In an interview published in Marvel's Daily Bugle newsletter, he described his style as "Dynamic Pseudo-Realism."-Career:Leinil Francis Yu was first recognized after winning...

      , 2010-...)

Awards

  • 2000 Nomination for "Best Writer" Eisner Award
    Eisner Award
    The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, commonly shortened to the Eisner Awards, and sometimes referred to as the Oscar Awards of the Comics Industry, are prizes given for creative achievement in American comic books. The Eisner Awards were first conferred in 1988, created in response to the...

     for Superman Adventures
    Superman Adventures
    Superman Adventures is a DC Comics comic book series featuring Superman. It is different from other Superman titles in that it is set in the continuity of Superman: The Animated Series as opposed to the regular DC Universe. It ran for 66 issues between 1996 and 2002...

  • 2001 Nomination for "Best Writer" Eisner Award for The Authority and Ultimate X-Men
    Ultimate X-Men
    Ultimate X-Men is a superhero comic book series that was published by Marvel Comics from 2001 to 2009. The series is a modernized re-imagining of Marvel's long-running X-Men comic book franchise as part of its Ultimate Marvel imprint...

  • 2004 Nomination for "Favourite Comics Writer" Eagle Award
  • 2005 Won "Favourite Colour Comicbook - American" Eagle Award, for The Ultimates Volume 2
  • 2005 Won "Favourite Comics Story" Eagle Award, for The Ultimates Volume 2 #1-9
  • 2005 Nomination for "Favourite Comics Story" Eagle Award, for Wolverine
    Wolverine (comics)
    Wolverine is a fictional character, a superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Born as James Howlett and commonly known as Logan, Wolverine is a mutant, possessing animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities, three retracting bone claws on each hand and a healing...

     #20-25

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