John Watkiss

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John Watkiss

John Watkiss (28 July 1961 – 21 January 2017) was a British artist. He was known for his painting and his work in comics and movie production. His career led him from cover artist for graphic novels to storyboard artist and character designer. He was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.[1]

Watkiss' comics illustration work includes DC Comics' The Sandman #39 (1992) and #53 (1993),[2][3] Sandman Mystery Theatre #5–8 (1993), Starman #18 (1996), and all 13 issues of Deadman.

Watkiss died of cancer at the age of 55.[4]

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  1. "JOHN WATKISS". Entertainment Art Academy. Archived from the original on 2008-05-02. Retrieved 2008-05-02. on 2008-05-02
  2. Bender, Hy (1999). The Sandman Companion. DC Comics. pp. 267–268. ISBN 978-1563894657.
  3. Burgas, Greg (January 7, 2013). "Comics You Should Own – Sandman". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on April 10, 2014.
  4. "Comics Artist John Watkiss Passes Away at 55". DC. Retrieved 2017-01-21.