The Canadian comics artist began his career in the mid-1980s with the series 'Stig's Inferno'. The comic ran for 8 issues through Vortex and Eclipse Comics. Templeton went on the work on such famous titles as 'Superman', 'Batman', and TV associated comics like 'Ren and Stimpy' and 'The Simpsons'. In 2002, Templeton released his creator owned graphic novel 'Bigg Time' at DC's Vertigo imprint. He is the author of the books 'How to Draw Batman' and 'How to Draw Superman'.