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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