Brad Teare is an artist from Utah. He works as an illustrator and a fine arts painter. His work has appeared in the New York Times and at Random House, where he has illustrated several book covers. His comics have been published in Heavy Metal magazine and in the Big Book series at Paradox Press. His "silent" adaptation of The Star appeared in 'Graphic Classics: H.G. Wells'. He is the artist of the graphic novel 'Cypher'.