Aquaman, by Mike Collins

Welsh author Mike Collins has been a writer and artist for British and American comic books since 1983. He has worked on many key comic characters, and for most of the major companies. Collins' first comics work was 'Laser Eraser and Pressbutton' for Eclipse Comics between 1983 and 1985. Since 1984, he has done artwork on several titles for the London based Fleetway Publications, as well as IPC and Rebellion. Among his credits are 'Scream', 'Diceman', and artwork for many series published in 2000 AD and the Judge Dredd Megazine, such as 'Future Shocks', 'Slaine' and 'Rogue Trooper'. He has also drawn the 'Judge Dredd' newspaper strip for the Daily Star (1988-91).

Around the same time, Collins also took on a large amount of work for Marvel UK and Panini UK between 1983 and 1993. He did writing and drawing on 'Spider-Man', 'Captain Britain', 'Transformers', 'Dr. Who', 'Zoids', 'Ghostbusters', 'Thundercats' and 'Action Man/Action Force'. From 1985 to 1998, he was also present at Marvel US, with 'Sub-Mariner', 'X-Men', 'Star Trek' and the US line of 'Transformers' comics.

Transformers, by Mike Collins

Also present at DC since 1986, Mike Collins had runs on such titles as 'Teen Titans', 'The Flash', 'Dragonlance', 'Spelljammer', 'Thunderbolt', 'JLA', 'Star Trek', 'Legion of Super Heroes', 'Darkstars', 'Martian Manhunter', 'Hawkman', 'Wonder Woman', 'Babylon 5', 'Quest for Camelot', 'Superman', 'Batman' and 'Star Trek 2000' (DC/Dreamworks).

In addition to his work for the comic industry, Collins has worked in animation, doing storyboard and background design for among others Fairwater Film, the Dave Edwards Studio, Lightworx and Siriol Animation. He has also done illustrations for gaming books and educational material.
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