Shawn Martinbrough is the author of “How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling”, published by Random House and reprinted in several languages. He is a critically acclaimed creator/artist whose DC, Marvel and Dark Horse Comics projects include “Batman: Detective Comics”, “Luke Cage Noir”, “Captain America”, “The Black Panther” and “Hellboy”.
Shawn has co-created characters featured in the feature film, “Deadpool”, the animated “Batman: Gotham Knights”, the FOX television series “GOTHAM”, “The GIFTED” and the “JUSTICE LEAGUE” feature film.
Shawn is the artist of “Thief of Thieves”, published by Skybound/Image Comics. The acclaimed graphic novel crime series is written by Robert Kirkman, creator of the AMC television series, “The Walking Dead” and award winning author Andy Diggle.
Shawn’s work has been covered by BBC World America, ABC News, NBC News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, The Hollywood Reporter, Entertainment Weekly, BET, Essence, Ebony, The New York Daily News, USA Today, AOL, Publisher’s Weekly, SIRIUS/XM Radio and others.
Shawn is a Native New Yorker and an alum of both the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and The School of Visual Arts.
Twitter & Instagram: @smartinbrough