We have learned that, according to comic book fans, a show can never be too many comic creator guests who have massive resumes from working decades in the industry. So, here is another long-time inker and artist for Marvel and DC Comics, Mr. John Beatty, who is joining the Washington State Summer Con lineup from June 23rd through the 25th.
John Beatty is a veteran comic book artist known for his inking work for Marvel and DC Comics. He was most active from 1980 – 2001 and developed into one of the industry’s top inkers over his career, working with top pencil artists such as Mike Zeck, Kelley Jones, and Michael Golden.
He spent time working on almost every major comic character in the industry at one time or another. He is best known for the titles of Secret Wars, Captain America, The Punisher, Thanos Quest, and many Batman projects, including a highly regarded fan favorite 3-year run on the monthly Batman book.
Alongside his peers and characters he enjoyed, many of the series he’s worked on remain highly regarded and collectible in today’s comic culture and fans. Beatty works outside the comics industry, producing private commissions, design and illustration work, and branding for small and upstart businesses.