For those of you who are in New York, consider this your formal invite. Next week Friday, May 18 at 6:30pm. Join me for a conversation with Thief of Thieves artist Shawn Martinbrough at the New York society of Illustrators as we talk about his career in comics and art. For details, read on.
Shawn Martinbrough is the author of How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling, published by Random House and reprinted in several languages. He is a critically acclaimed creator/artist whose DC, Marvel and Dark Horse Comics projects include Batman: Detective Comics, Luke Cage Noir, Captain America, The Black Panther and Hellboy: Secret Nature.
Shawn has co-created characters featured in the blockbuster 20th Century Fox feature film, “Deadpool”, the animated “Batman: Gotham Knights”, the FOX television series “GOTHAM”, “The GIFTED” and the “JUSTICE LEAGUE”feature film.
Shawn is the artist of Thief of Thieves, published by Skybound/Image Comics. The acclaimed graphic novel crime series is written by Robert Kirkman, creator of the AMC television series, “The Walking Dead” and award winning author Andy Diggle.
Shawn’s work has been covered by BBC World America, ABC, NBC News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, The Hollywood Reporter, Entertainment Weekly, BET, Essence, Ebony, The New York Daily News, USA Today, AOL, Publisher’s Weekly, SIRIUS/XM Radio and others.
Martinbourgh also recently gave a TED Talk about his career and how he came up through the comic book industry.
So come join us on May 18th at the NY Society of Illustrators at 128 East 63rd Street New York, NY at 6 pm refreshments will be served after.