Eisner Award-winning artist Jim Baikie began his career illustrating 'Valentine' for Fleetway. Over the next twenty years, he built a solid reputation working for TV comics such as Look-In, including adaptations of 'The Monkees' and 'Star Trek', all scripted by Angus P. Allan. In the 1980's, Baikie drew 'The Twilight World' in Warrior. Other credits include 'Gymnast Jinty' (in June), 'Space Family Robinson' (in Lady Penelope), 'Our Big Secret' (in Sandie), 'Glen' (in Tammy) and 'Skiz' (in 2000 AD). Baikie has also worked extensively in the USA, on superhero strips such as 'Batman' and 'The Spectre'.
He has worked with Alan Moore on Skizz, Vigilante, Deathblow, and draws 'U.S. American' in Moore's Tomorrow Stories. He's recognized as one of the classic 'Judge Dredd' artists after drawing the character for many years. Jim also wrote and drew two critically acclaimed Skizz sequels for 2000 AD.
Baikie was so attached to the character that he went on to both write and illustrate 'Skizz II' and 'Skizz III' for 2000AD. He illustrated the 'New Statesmen' series in Crisis (written by John Smith), 'Electric Warrior' (written by Doug Moench), 'Teen Titans' (written by Marv Wolfman), 'Batman', 'The Spectre', and 'Blackmask' (written by Brian Augustyn) for DC, the adaptation of Clive Barker's 'Nightbreed' (written by Alan Grant and John Wagne) for Marvel, and 'The Victorian' (written by Len Wein) for Penny Farthing Press. He also painted the mini-series 'Star Wars: Empire's End' (written by Tom Veitch) for Dark Horse Comics. Jim Baikie received the SSI (Society of Strip Illustrators) Award for "Best British Adventure Artist."