Jonni Future by Arthur Adams
Tom Strong's Terrific Tales #3 (June, 2002)

Arthur Adams is a comic book artist from Northern California. He is especially known and praised for his highly distinctive and detailed artwork, influenced by Michael Golden and Walter Simonson. Unlike many of the other artists working for the US comic book industry, his work is largely done with pencils or inked by himself. A self-taught artist, he first came to the attention in 1985 at the age of 19, when he pencilled the limited series 'Longshot' by Ann Nocenti for Marvel Comics.

Monkeyman and O'Brian
Monkeyman and O'Brien

In his career, Adams has worked on many titles for Marvel, DC and Dark Horse, such as 'Batman', 'Superman', 'Spider-Man', 'X-Men', 'Godzilla', 'Vampirella', 'Rocketeer', 'The Authority', 'Danger Girl', 'Excalibur' and 'The Incredible Hulk'. He also launched his creator-owned, written and drawn sci-fi series 'Monkeyman and O'Brian' under the Dark Horse Comics "Legend" imprint in 1993. He also had a ten-issue run on an anthology series featuring the character 'Jonnie Future' ('Tom Strong's Terrific Tales', 2002–2004). Since 2010, He has been working on 'Ultimate X' for Marvel Comics with writer Jeph Loeb.

Cover by Arthur AdamsCover by Arthur Adams

Adams provided cover artwork for issues of the 'Justice League of America', 'Appleseed', 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer', 'Green Lantern', 'Hulk', 'The Avengers', 'X-Men', 'Red Sonja', 'Superman', 'Batman' and 'Vampirella', among other titles. In addition to his work in comic books, he has also produced commercial art, such as numerous illustrations for trading cards, posters, shirts, and various other comics-related merchandise. Outside the field of comics, he has provided illustrations for magazines, movies, video games, and worked in toy design, packaging art, and even a series of X-Men-themed Campbell Soup cans.

Arthur Adams was a strong influence on Simon Pothier

Vampirella by Arthur Adams

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