Big Bang cover by Mark Lewis Big Bang cover by Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis is a comics and animation artist living and working in the Los Angeles area. He has had comics work published by Fantagraphics, Express Publications, DC Comics and Paradox Press since the late 1980s. He published his early work in Prime Cuts and Graphic Story Monthly by Fantagraphics. Lewis has been a major contributor to 'Big Bang Comics' by Caliber Press and later Image Comics, designing many of their logos and helping to design many of the characters, including 'The Badge and his Rookies', which he illustrated in a 1940s Simon & Kirby style. With writer Nat Gertler, he co-created 'Mister U.S.', which also appeared in Big Bang Comics. In addition, Mark drew dozens of faux covers in a variety of ghosted art styles for the 'History of Big Bang Comics' issues.

Mister U.S., by Mark Lewis

His own creation 'Bugboy' was published as a one-shot by Image Comics in 1998. He also contributed to Parody Press's 'Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters' in the early 1990s. He provided the Golden Age-style background pieces for the covers of the 'JSA All Stars' title by DC Comics, while John Cassaday drew the modern characters on the foreground. He also drew a retro-styled story for DC's 'Son of Vulcan' mini-series in 2005.

Agents of BADGE by Mark Lewis Bugboy by Mark Lewis

Lewis has worked as an animation artist for Warner Bros, Technicolor, and Mike Young Productions. Among his many credits are TV series like 'The Looney Tunes Show', 'Angelina Ballerina', 'Care Bears', 'The Real Adventures of Johnny Quest', 'X-Men' and 'Loonatics Unleashed', and several 'Scooby-Doo' direct-to-videos, as well as the 'Batman' video 'Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman'.

Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters, by Mark Lewis (1993)

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Last updated: 2013-12-07

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