Val Semeiks began working in comics in 1986. His first professional work was drawing 'King Bull' back-up stories for 'The Savage Sword of Conan'. He then took on the regular 'Conan' comic. By this time, he became a full time comics artist. After 'Conan', Semeiks had long runs on 'The Demon' and 'Lobo' at DC Comics, working with writer Alan Grant. He also did the graphic novel 'Lobo/Judge Dredd: Psycho-Bikers vs. The Mutants From Hell'. He then turned to Marvel, where he had runs on 'X-Men' and 'Wolverine'. Back at DC, he worked on 'JLA', including the 'DC One Million' mini-series. He also drew 'Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight'. Semeiks has also done humorous work, among others for MAD Magazine and the 'Big Book' series of Paradox Press.