Otherground, by Mark Bodé

Mark Bodé was born in Utica, New York, as was his father, the famous underground comix artist, Vaughn Bodé, who died in 1975. Mark started his professional comics career at the age of fifteen, coloring his father's strip 'Zooks, the First Lizard in Orbit' for Heavy Metal Magazine. He studied at the Art School in Oakland, California and at the School of Visual Arts in New York, as well as animation and etching at San Francisco State University. He is best known for his work on the comic series 'Cobalt-60' (originally created by his father) and his creation of 'Miami Mice'.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, by Mark Bodé
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, by Mark Bode

Mark's work has been published in several magazines, such as Epic Magazine, Penthouse Hot Talk, Hustler Comics, Gauntlet Magazine and comic books from the rock band Gwar. In 2002, Fantagraphics published his revival of his father's character, Cheech Wizard, in 'The Lizard of Oz'. Mark Bodé also works as a tattoo artist and art teacher.

Cheech Wizard, by Mark Bodé

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Last updated: 2006-12-20

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