Comics Illustrator of the Week: Ben Templesmith



Comics Illustrator of the Week: Ben Templesmith

Featured Art(top):   Wormwood Gentleman Corpse Christmas Special Cover A(2017)

Origin:  Templesmith is best known for his collaboration with writer Steve Niles on the horror title, 30 Days of Night(which was adapted to film in 2007).  When not working with other creators or on other licensed properties(Batman, G.I. Joe, etc.), Templesmith produces his own original comics like Wormwood Gentleman Corpse & Welcome to Hoxford, to name a couple.

Base of Operations:  Aus/U.S.

Media:  traditional ink/paint + digital

1st  Appearance(comics):  Hellspawn#9(2001)

Credits:  Choker, Dark Days, Fell, Gotham by Midnight, and many more!

Link:  78squid.ink  ::  @Templesmith

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

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Author:Andy Yates

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

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2 Comments on “Comics Illustrator of the Week: Ben Templesmith”

  1. December 20, 2017 at 12:16 pm #

    Wow! Amazing art. I love the Animal Farm and Fear and Loathing.

    • Andy Yates
      December 20, 2017 at 1:32 pm #

      They are both really cool! I believe that the Animal Farm cover was part of a limited edition Penguin Books printing and the Fear and Loathing cover is hand drawn/painted original art on a blank cover variant.

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