Comics Illustrator of the Week: Sam Kieth

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Comics Illustrator of the Week: Sam Kieth

Featured Art(top):  Eleanor & The Egret #1 cover

Origin:  Started off inking independent comics like Fish Police and Matt Wagner’s Mage.

Base of Operations:  U.S.

Media:  pen & ink + traditional paints

1st  Appearance(comics, pencils):  The Sandman #1(1989)

Credits:  Aliens: Earth War, Epicurus the Sage, Marvel Comics Presents, The Maxx, Zero Girl, and many more!

Achievements:  Kieth’s work has been celebrated in IDW’s prestigious Artist’s Edition series.  His most famous creation The Maxx was turned into an animated series for MTV’s Oddities in 1995.

Links:  ::  Sequential Tart interview

For more comics related art, you can follow me on my website – Andy Yates



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Author:Andy Yates

Andy is a freelance illustrator, and animator. He writes about comics at See his work at

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