Tales From the Crypt Creators

Meet the talented writers and artists behind TALES FROM THE CRYPT!
Stefan Petrucha

Stefan Petrucha

Writer

STEFAN PETRUCHA is the author of such YA series as Timetripper, Split, and The Rule of Won, as well as BREADWINNERS, NANCY DREW DIARIES, the upcoming MANOSAURS, and many other series from Papercutz. He has written X-Files comics for Topps, Disney comics for Egmont, and he was nominated for a Stoker Award for his graphic novel, Kolchak: The Devil in the Details.

Jolyon Yates

Jolyon Yates

Artist

 

JOLYON YATES  was born in England andstudied art & graphics there and in Japan.

He has done artwork for advertisements, films, video games, magazines, comics, posters and dvd booklets, and written articles for movie magazines. His clients have included IBM, T-Mobile and Qwest. He drew the NYT best seller NINJAGO comics for Papercutz and the WWE SUPERSTARS ‘Last Man Standing! book for SuperGenius.

Jolyon lives in the USA with one woman and two dogs.

For more information about Jolyon, visit his website  jolyonbyates.com.

David Anthony Kraft

David Anthony Kraft

Writer

DAVID ANTHONY KRAFT began his career at Marvel Comics where he made a name for himself on series like the Defenders, Astonishing Tales and Savage She-Hulk. David is perhaps best-known as the Publisher of Comics Interview an Eisner award-winning magazine about the comics industry.

Miran Kim

Miran Kim

Artist

MIRAN KIM is perhaps most well known in the comics field as the cover artist for the entire run of the X-Filescomics series by Topps Comics, with the sole exception of a single issue whose cover-art was provided by fellow Predator cover-painter George Pratt. She was selected to create cover art for 40 of the 41 X-Files comics issues by first working on the Topps Star Wars and Mars Attacks! card series. She was singled out for her particular ability to create artistically grotesque imagery and was officially approved by the X-Files creator Chris Carter who stated, “I love Miran Kim’s X-Files cover art!”

Elsewhere in the comics field, Kim has also worked on the well-known Crow and Hellraiser comics series, the graphic novel The Fallen, and numerous other projects.

Scott Lobdell

Scott Lobdell

Writer

Two time Wizard-Award-winning writer SCOTT LOBDELL is most closely associated with his seven year run on Marvel’s Uncanny X-Men, as well as his co-creation with artist Chris Bachalo on the same company’s Generation X. He has also worked on series such as WILDCATS, The Darkness, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and KISS! While keeping one foot firmly planted in the comic book industry with such creator-owned properties as Ball and Chain and The Stray as well as his work for DC Comics, Scott is currently writing television pilots and feature films in Hollywood.

John McCrea

John McCrea

Artist

JOHN MCCREA is a respected illustrator and comic book artist which has seen him draw for many of the major Western publishers including the big two: Marvel and DC Comics. He has illustrated iconic characters such as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Hulk, Spider Man, Daredevil, Wolverine, Star Wars, Judge Dredd and the Simpsons amongst others. In addition, he works as an illustrator in book, record and magazine publishing and undertakes design and story boarding work for multimedia and the entertainment industry including being a Lucasfilm accredited artist.

Recent projects include drawing the new ongoing Mars Attacks! comic from IDW, assorted Mars Attacks! trading cards from Topps, Progenitor, a new series for the ipad only comic Aces Weekly launched by David Lloyd, BBC Bitesize comic strips, a short story for the new Vertigo Comics anthology Ghosts and ( last and most definitely least! ) a new series of Dicks from Avatar Press…..phew!

For more information about John, visit his website  johnmccrea.com.

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