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Encyclopedia > Steve Dillon

Steve Dillon is a British comic book artist. Steve Dillon first realised his potential as a serious comic book artist during the production of a school comic book called "Sci Fi Adventures" with school friends Neil Bailey & Paul Mahon in 1975. Dillon's first strip in this comic was "The Space Vampire". This was followed by the "Escape From The Planet of the Apes" series which was drawn to an increasingly high standard well beyond his years. Dillon got his first break at the age of 16 working for Marvel UK, later working on the Hulk and Nick Fury titles. In the 1980s he also drew for Warrior and Doctor Who Magazine, where he created the character of Absalom Daak. He did a considerable amount of work for the comic 2000 AD, much of it with Alan Moore. A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Deaths Head II: One of the initially successful, but shortlived titles launched by Marvel UK in the US. Marvel UK was an imprint of Marvel Comics from the 1970s to the 1990s. ... The Incredible Hulk The Hulk, often called The Incredible Hulk, is a Marvel Comics superhero. ... Nicholas Joseph Nick Fury is a fictional army hero and spy, featured in Marvel Comics. ... Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 1960s and 1970s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ... Warrior was a British comic book aimed at mature readers, that ran for 26 issues between March 1982 and January 1985. ... Doctor Who Weekly #1, cover dated October 17, 1979 Doctor Who Magazine (abbreviated as DWM) is a periodical devoted to the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. ... Abslom Daak (sometimes misspelled Absalom Daak) is a fictional character who appeared in the Doctor Who Weekly comic strip based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. ... 2000 AD logo 2000 AD is a weekly British science fiction oriented comic. ... Alan Moore Alan Moore (born November 18, 1953, in Northampton, England) is a British writer best known for his work in comics. ...

Along with Brett Ewins, Dillon started the comic magazine Deadline in 1988, which continued for another seven years. Deadline was a British magazine published between 1988 and 1996. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Together with author Garth Ennis, Dillon worked on Hellblazer and, later, on the very successful (and critically acclaimed) Preacher which wrapped up in 2000 after 66 issues. He is particularly well regarded for his expressive faces and clear storytelling technique. True Faith by Garth Ennis & Warren Pleece Garth Ennis is a Northern Irish comics writer, best known for the DC/Vertigo series Preacher, co-created with artist Steve Dillon. ... Hellblazer is a comic book series published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics, which features the misadventures of John Constantine. ... Preacher is a comic book created by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon, published by DC Comics, with covers by painter Glenn Fabry. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...



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