STEPHEN R. BISSETTE
Stephen R. BISSETTE has been a professional
cartoonist for twenty years. He is best known for his award-winning collaboration with writer Alan Moore
and inker John Totleben on DC Comics' Saga of the Swamp Thing from 1983-87.
BISSETTE's artwork has also graced the
pages of "Heavy Metal", "Epic Illustrated", "Bizarre
Adventures", "Weird Worlds" and many others.
BISSETTE co-founded, edited and co-published
the controversial adult horror comics anthology “Taboo”
(1988-95). He has also illustrated special edition novels, novellas and short stories by Douglas E. Winter,
Joe Lansdale, Joe Citro, Rick Hautala and others.
As a writer, BISSETTE's articles on horror
films have appeared in "Deep Red",
"The Video Watchdog", "Ecco", "Euro-Trash
Cinema", "Fangoria", "Gore Zone"
and the book Cut! Horror Writers on Horror Films.
He has also lectured extensively on the history of horror comics and co-authored the book Comic
Book Rebels (Donald I. Fine, 1988).
BISSETTE's original novella Aliens: Tribes, illustrated by Dave Dorman (Dark Horse)
won a Bram Stoker Award in 1993.
Through his own imprint, SpiderBaby Grafix,
BISSETTE is currently publishing an ambitious
serialized graphic novel, Tyrant, a rigorously
researched portrait of the birth, life and death of a Tyrannosaurus Rex in late Cretaceous North America.
BISSETTE is also the co-creator (with
Alan Moore and Rick Veitch) of three popular THE
FURY, N-MAN, and THE HYPERNAUT, which
appeared in Image Comics' best-selling series, 1963.
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