Tim Smith III began his career in the comic book field as a colorist for Eclipse Comics in the mid 1980s. He became an artist with Archie Comics in the early 1990s, working on titles like 'Archie and Friends', 'Sonic the Hedgehog' and, from 2005, 'Sonic X'. He has also been a penciller for DC's 'Teen Titans Go!' (2003) and a contributor to Papercutz's 'Tales from the Crypt' (2007). Smith is an editor for several of Marvel's 'Spider-Man' titles and has also provided artwork to a couple of issues of 'Spider-Man Unlimited'.