Billy Tan

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Billy Tan
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Tan at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 17, 2009.
Born Billy Tan Mung Khoy
Nationality Malaysian
Area(s) Artist

http://www.billytanart.com

Billy Tan Mung Khoy, commonly known as Billy Tan, is a Malaysian comic book artist.

Early life[edit]

Billy Tan grew up in Malaysia and moved to the United States in 1989 to study business at the University of Kentucky. He began working as a penciler for Image Comics in the 1990s.[1]

Career[edit]

Tan became the regular artist of the Marvel Comics series Uncanny X-Men in 2006. In 2008, he was invited to draw the New Avengers issues #41 and 43-44 that tied into the "Secret Invasion" storyline, before being offered to replace Leinil Francis Yu as the new regular artist on the title.[2]

Tan will be taking over the flagship Green Lantern title as ongoing penciller beginning with issue #21. He will be working together with Robert Venditti, who will be replacing Geoff Johns as series writer.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

Image[edit]

  • 21 #1-2 (full art); #3 (along with Marc Silvestri) (1996)
  • Codename: Stryke Force #9-13 (1994–95)
  • Cyberforce/Stryke Force: Opposing Forces #1-2 (1995)
  • Darkness/Tomb Raider Special, one-shot (2005)
  • Ripclaw #3 (1995)
  • Spirit of the Tao #2 (1998)
  • Tales of the Witchblade #2-4, 6 (1997–98)
  • Tomb Raider #7, 11-12 (2000–01)
  • Tomb Raider: Arabian Nights, one-shot (2004)
  • Tomb Raider/Darkness Special, one-shot (2001)
  • Witchblade #36 (1999), #100 (1-page, among other artists) (2006)
  • Witchblade: Obakemono, one-shot (2002)

Marvel[edit]

Image/Marvel[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Siow, Catherine. "Fantasy come true." All Malaysia.info (May 31, 2003).
  2. ^ WWC: Avenging Art: Tan, Banning & Brevoort Talk, Newsarama, June 29, 2008
  3. ^ Gallaher, Valerie (February 20, 2013). "Exclusive Interview: Robert Venditti and Billy Tan on 'Green Lantern'". MTV Geek.

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