Mark Schultz was born near Philadelphia and raised outside Pittsburgh. He got his degree in Fine Arts in 1977 and worked as a commercial illustrator until 1986. That year, he submitted his first 'Xenozoic Tale' to Death Rattle Anthology #8. A year later, Schultz had his own 'Xenozoic Tales' comic book. Marvel and Topps published spin-off series later on, both titled 'Cadillacs and Dinosaurs' and under Schultz's supervision.
As an artist, he was also working on such series as 'Predator: Hell and Hot Water', 'Johnny Quest', 'Tarzan', 'Star Wars', 'Death Rattle' and 'The Spirit'. Mark Schultz's writing credits include 'Sub-Human', 'Superman - Man of Steel', 'Predator: Hell and Hot Water', 'ALIENS', 'Flash Gordon', etc. Throughout his career, Mark Schultz has received several awards.