Jae Lee at the February 7, 2007 signing of The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born No. 1 at Midtown Comics in Times Square, New York City.
|Awards||1999 Eisner Award for Best New Series (for Inhumans)|
Jae Lee is an American comic book artist known for his work for various publishers, most notably on books published by Marvel Comics. He first rose to prominence in 1992 on Namor the Sub-Mariner. From 1993 - 1994 he produced artwork through Image Comics, on books such as Youngblood Strikefile, WildC.A.T.s Trilogy, and his creator-owned book, Hellshock, a story about a fallen angel that Lee wrote and illustrated. He later returned to Marvel, where he and writer Paul Jenkins produced the books Inhumans and The Sentry, the former of which garnered the duo the 1999 Eisner Award for Best New Series. Lee later illustrated several of the titles in Marvel's The Dark Tower series of comics that were adapted from the novels of the same name by Stephen King. His subsequent work for DC Comics includes Before Watchmen: Ozymandias, and the second volume of Superman/Batman.
Lee first rose to prominence in the industry in 1992 for his work on Marvel's Namor the Sub-Mariner, taking over the art duties from John Byrne, who continued on the book as writer. Lee continued when writer Bob Harras took over writing duties, drawing issues 26 - 38 from 1992 to 1993, as well as Namor the Sub-Mariner Annual #3 in 1993.
In 1993 Lee drew the three issue Youngblood Strikefile for Rob Liefeld's studio at Image Comics. That same year, Lee drew for WildStorm, another founding Image studio, the three issue WildC.A.T.s Trilogy and a story in the 1993 anthology one-shot WildC.A.T.s Sourcebook. The following year Lee would produce through Image his creator-owned book through Image Comics, Hellshock, a story about a fallen angel that Lee wrote and illustrated.
Beginning in 2007, Lee worked with artist Richard Isanove and writers Robin Furth and Peter David on Marvel Comics' The Dark Tower comic series, based on Stephen King's The Dark Tower novels. Lee illustrated the first three miniseries in that series, The Gunslinger Born, The Long Road Home and Treachery. He returned for the fifth book in the series, Battle of Jericho Hill, and the 2013 one-shot, Sheemie's Tale.
- 1999 Eisner Award for Best New Series, for Inhumans vol. 2, with Paul Jenkins
- Nominated: 2002 Eisner Award for Best Cover Artist, for Our Worlds at War and Fantastic Four: 1234
- Batman: Jekyll & Hyde, miniseries, #1–3 (of 6) (2005)
- Before Watchmen: Ozymandias, miniseries, #1-6 (2012)
- Darkness and Tomb Raider: Prelude (2005)
- Hellshock #1–4 (1994)
- Hellshock, vol. 2, #1–3 (1997–98)
- WildC.A.T.s: Trilogy, miniseries, #1–3 (1993)
- Witchblade and Tomb Raider (2005)
- Witchblade: Demon (2003)
- Youngblood: Strikefile, miniseries, #1–3 (1993)
- Captain America, vol. 4, #10–16 (2003)
- Daredevil, vol. 2, No. 65 (among other artists) (2004)
- Dark Tower:
- Excalibur vs. X-Men: XX Crossing Special (among other artists) (1992)
- Fantastic Four: 1234 #1–4 (2001)
- Hulk & Thing: Hard Knocks, miniseries, #1–4 (2004)
- Incredible Hulk, vol. 3, No. 82 (2005)
- Inhumans, vol. 2, #1–12 (1998–99)
- Marvel Comics Presents #85–92 (1991)
- Namor the Sub-Mariner #26–38 (1992–93)
- The Sentry, miniseries, #1–5 (2000–01)
- Sentry vs. The Void (2001)
- Spider-Man #41–43 (1993)
- Ultimate Fantastic Four #19–20, Annual No. 1 (2005)
- Uncanny X-Men #304, Annual No. 16 (1992–93)
- X-Factor #84–86 (1992–93)
- Young Avengers Special No. 1 (among other artists) (2006)
Other publishers 
- The Illustrated Dracula, by Bram Stoker (Viking Studio)
- The Wind Through the Keyhole, by Stephen King (Donald M. Grant limited edition)
- "1999 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees Winners". Hahn Library Comic Book Awards Almanac. Retrieved February 21, 2013.
- "Special Announcement: NOW ACCEPTING ADVANCE ORDERS: COMING IN 2012: THE DARK TOWER: THE WIND THROUGH THE KEYHOLE". Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc.. Retrieved February 21, 2013.
- Truitt, Brian (February 21, 2013). "'Batman/Superman' showcases meeting of DC Comics icons". USA Today.
- "2002 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards". Hahn Library Comic Book Awards Almanac. Retrieved February 21, 2013.
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