Barry Kitson in 2014
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Legion of Super-Heroes
Kitson's first professional work was Spider-Man for Marvel UK. He also drew many stories for 2000 AD, beginning with a "Future Shocks" tale written by Peter Milligan as well as others by Grant Morrison, and going on to achieve great acclaim with his detailed work on Judge Anderson written by Alan Grant.
Kitson provided illustrations for "Osgood Peabody's Big Green Dream Machine", a Superman text story written by Grant Morrison which appeared in the 1986 British Superman Annual. His first American work for DC Comics was a Batgirl Special published in 1988. He and writers Keith Giffen and Alan Grant launched the L.E.G.I.O.N. series in February 1989. The Azrael series was crafted by Kitson and writer Dennis O'Neil beginning in February 1995. While drawing Azrael, Kitson drew part of the "Contagion" storyline which crossed-over through the various Batman-related titles. Kitson was one of the many artists who contributed to the Superman: The Wedding Album one-shot in 1996 wherein the title character married Lois Lane. With writers Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn, Kitson produced the JLA: Year One limited series which clarified elements of the team's origin. In 2000, Kitson drew a series titled Empire which was written by Waid, whose protagonist was a Doctor Doom-like supervillain named Golgoth who had defeated all superheroes and conquered the world. The series was originally published by Gorilla Comics, a company formed by Waid, Kurt Busiek and several others, but the company folded after only two issues were published. Empire was completed under the DC Comics label in 2003 and 2004. In 2002 he began a run on The Titans and in 2004, he and Waid relaunched Legion of Super-Heroes. for DC Comics and continued on it for two and a half years ending with issue No. 31.
Kitson has worked with Marvel Comics since 2007 on titles including The Order, Secret Invasion: Fantastic Four, and The Amazing Spider-Man. In addition, he has worked on The Incredible Hulk, an Iron Man miniseries, and FF. In 2017, Kitson and Mark Waid collaborated on an Avengers limited series. That same year, Kitson drew a Wonder Woman/Tasmanian Devil one-shot.
'Osgood Peabody's Big Green Dream Machine...', with accompanying illustrations by a young Barry Kitson...A Superman story that has more in common with the Mort Weisinger-era Superman than the late-Bronze Age [of comics] stories of the time in which it was written.
Scribe Barbara Randall and penciller Barry Kitson retired Batgirl after one final adventure in her first solo comic.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
In February , the rebels from Invasion! leaped into L.E.G.I.O.N. '89 No. 1, a new tiitle by writer/artist Keith Giffen, scripter Alan Grant, and penciller Barry Kitson.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
In Avengers #1.1, by Mark Waid and Barry Kitson, a new team of Avengers must figure out how to live up to their predecessors. But this is a flashback story, and the mostly green new team consists of Captain America, Hawkeye, the Scarlet Witch, and Quicksilver.
| L.E.G.I.O.N. penciller
| The Adventures of Superman penciller
| Azrael penciller
M. D. Bright
| Batman: Shadow of the Bat penciller
Bret Blevins (sometimes spelled Brett Blevins) (born August 13, 1960) is an American comics artist, animation storyboard artist, and painter. He is perhaps best known for his stint as the regular penciler of New Mutants for Marvel Comics.Dave Kitson
David Barry Kitson (born 21 January 1980) is an English former footballer who played as a striker. He has made 420 appearances in the Premier League and Football League, including 135 for Reading.
Kitson began his career with non-League Hitchin Town and Arlesey Town whilst working as a shelf-stacker for Sainsbury's. He joined Cambridge United in 2001 and became one of the brightest prospects in the Third Division which led to him being signed by Reading in 2003 for a fee of £150,000. He enjoyed great success with the "Royals", forming a formidable partnership with Kevin Doyle as Reading gained promotion to the Premier League in 2006. After two seasons in the top flight Reading were relegated and Kitson signed for newcomers Stoke City for a club record fee of £5.5 million.
However his career soon started to become sour and after failing to score a single goal he was loaned back to Reading. He began the 2009–10 season better, scoring twice, but was then loaned out again this time to Middlesbrough. He returned to Stoke in January 2010 but continued to struggle and after manager Tony Pulis branded him 'petulant' he was allowed to join Portsmouth as part of a swap deal for Marc Wilson. He spent two seasons at Fratton Park but agreed to cancel his contract with Portsmouth in August 2012 with the club in danger of being liquidated, and subsequently joined Sheffield United on a short-term deal, before signing a two-year contract at Oxford United in June 2013.Dream Boy (comics)
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Empire is an American comic book limited series created by Mark Waid and Barry Kitson. It has been published by Gorilla Comics (an Image Comics imprint), DC Comics, and a partnership between Thrillbent and IDW Publishing.
The protagonist of the series is a Doctor Doom-like supervillain named Golgoth who has defeated all superheroes and conquered the world, but must now contend with internal power struggles.Gorilla Comics
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Since 2006, the Lille Comics Festival is the main British and American comic books convention in the north of France, held in November, on the first week end. It occurs in Lille, capital of French Flanders. It is also a gathering of the community of fans, back-issues dealers (drawn from French and Belgian areas) and notable comics creators (signing and drawing sessions). In 2007, for the first time, the Prix Seth Fisher (Seth Fisher Award, named after the artist Seth Fisher) was given to Alan Davis for his achievement in comic books. Attractions include action figures retailers, artwork selling, gaming and drawing lessons for children.List of Transformers UK comics
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Mark Waid (; born March 21, 1962) is an American comic book writer, known for his work on titles for DC Comics such as The Flash, Kingdom Come and Superman: Birthright, and for his work on Captain America, Fantastic Four, and Daredevil for Marvel Comics. From August 2007 to December 2010, Waid served as Editor-in-Chief, and later, Chief Creative Officer of Boom! Studios, where he wrote titles such as Irredeemable, Incorruptible, and The Traveler.Mark Waid bibliography
This is a bibliography of American comic book writer Mark Waid.Orlok the Assassin
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"Oz" is a mini-series featured in the comic 2000 AD, running for 26 episodes (progs 545 to 570) from 24 October, 1987 to 16 April, 1988.The series was written by John Wagner and Alan Grant and, due to the short time-frame in which it had to be illustrated by a large number of regular 2000 AD contributors: Cliff Robinson, Jim Baikie, Will Simpson, Brendan McCarthy, Steve Dillon, John Higgins, Barry Kitson and Garry Leach.Rapido (comics)
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Robin Smith is a British artist best known for his work on Judge Dredd, the Bad City Blue mini-series for 2000AD and The Bogie Man for Fat Man Press.
A 2-part interview with Smith appears in the Judge Dredd Megazine, issues 225-226, alongside a new Bogie Man adventure.The Order (comics)
The Order is the name of two fictional superhero teams appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The first team was a brief offshoot of the team Defenders, and the second is part of an initiative to place a superhero team in each state of the United States.Zeke Stane
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