John Stokes has been active in the British comics field since the 1960s. He drew 'Fishboy' with text by Scott Goodall in Buster from 1968 to 1975. He worked for Marvel UK in the late 1970s and the 1980s. There, he drew 'Black Knight' for Hulk Weekly and for the UK line of the 'Transformers' comics. He has contributed to 2000AD and to such books as 'American Century: Hollywood Babylon' and 'The Sandman Presents: Taller Tales' at Vertigo. He worked as an inker on various titles, and pencilled 'Warrior of Waverly Street'.