Eric Wight is a professional animator and illustrator whose clientele includes Warner Brothers, Walt Disney, Cartoon Network, Universal Studios, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and HBO. Wight has contributed to such shows as 'Superman' and 'Batman Beyond', and was art director of the proposed 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' animated series. His first professional comics work was published in 'Hellboy: Weird Tales' by Dark Horse. He then worked on Dark Horse's 'The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist'. Eric Wight won the 2004 Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award for his illustration work on this title.