Kevin Atkinson was born and raised in Texas. Between 1985 and 1988 he was in New Jersey to study at the Joe Kubert School. Since then he has done short stories and full-length comics for various publishers. He wrote and drew two series, 'Snarl' and 'Planet 29' and collaborated on another, 'Rogue Satellite Comics', which climaxed with a guest appearance by 'The Flaming Carrot'. In addition, he has inked 'The Tick' comics and illustrated Drew Edward's 'Halloween Man'. He did a number of comic adaptions for the Graphic Classics series, including works by Mark Twain, Poe and Sabatini. He is also working on projects for Platinum Studios. His two biggest artistic influences are Will Eisner and R. Crumb.