Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Jim Lee

Jim Lee is a Korean-American comic book artist and is one of the best and most influential of the modern comic book artists. He is 43 years old and has been drawing for Marvel and DC comics since the 1990s. Alot of his art of superheroes is used in marketing and on t-shirts. He draws in a very detailed style with hundreds of fine lines to detail muscles and clothes. He has drawn Superman, Batman, X-Men, and the Punisher. In the 1990s he founded his own comic book company with multiple other artists called Image comics. He was a co-writer on many of the different titles and an artist as well on many titles. He sold his division of Image comics, called Wildstorm to DC in 1998 and has been working on Batman and Superman ever since. Lee is known for redesigning the costumes of many of the X-Men into their current designs and for creating many X-men characters. Lee is one of the most influential modern comic artists and is very popular amoung people who regularly read comics because of his style of art. Many artists mimic him but none are as good as him.

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