Mark Martin began his career in the alternative comics scene of the 1980s. He produced the 'Gnat Rat' comic book series, as well as many other independent works. he drew '20NudeDancers20' for the Comics Buyers Guide and cooperated with Jim Woodring on 'Tantalizing Stories'. Martin drew some issues of the initial 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' series for Mirage Studios, created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman. He has also drawn several comics for Heavy Metal. In the early 1990s, he became the art director of the publishing company Tundra. When the comics market went downhill, Martin began to release his comics exclusively on his website.