Critical Mass, by Mike Manley (1990)
Critical Mass (1990)

Mike Manley was born in Detroit, Michigan and has been drawing and working in comics and commercial art since he was fifteen. He has been a working comicbook professional since the age of 23. In 1984 Manley moved to Philadelphia and started working for Marvel and DC comics. Mike finally landed at Marvel with the popular 'Transformers' comic and quickly moved on to other established characters like Conan and Spider-Man. Some other characters he worked on include Barbie, He-man, Captain Power, Tiny Toons, Ghost Busters and the Muppets.

Critical Mass, by Mike Manley
Doctor Zero - Gravedigger's Dilemma (Critical Mass, 1990)

In 1990 Manley co-created and drew the character 'Darkhawk' for Marvel. In 1993, Mike moved back to DC Comics and became the regular artist on their most popular character, 'Batman'. While at DC, Manley also worked on 'Superman' and 'Shazam'. In 1994 Mike drew 'Barb Wire' and 'Comics Greatest Worlds' for Dark Horse Comics.

Nightbreed by Mike Manley
Nightbreed #8 (March 1991)

Mike returned to Dark Horse again in 1997 to draw 'the Predator', based on the popular movie. In 1995 Mike formed Action Planet Inc. to publish his own comics, starting with Action Planet Comics, featuring Monsterman. Currently Mike is working as a storyboard artist for MTV on the new Spy Groove series. He took over the 'Judge Parker' newspaper strip from Eduardo Barreto in 2010.

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Last updated: 2009-09-04

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