Michael Choi (comics)

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Michael Choi (comics)
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Choi sketching Big Barda at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 17, 2009.
Area(s) Penciller, Inker, Colourist
Pseudonym(s) Mike Choi
Notable works
Witchblade X-23 X-Force

Michael Choi is a comic book artist and video game concept artist, known for his work on books by DC Comics, Marvel Comics and Top Cow Comics,[1] such as Witchblade, X-23 and X-Force.

Early life[edit]

Michael Choi went to business school at The University of Texas at Austin, and graduated with a degree in Management Information Systems.[1]

Career[edit]

Choi worked at IBM for three years as an IT consultant before changing careers.[1]

Choi penciled a six-issue Marvel entitled X23: Target X miniseries.

Michael Choi joined Marvel and penciled Uncanny X-Men from issue #495 to issue #499 with writer Ed Brubaker.

In the April 2007 issue of Wizard Magazine (#186) Choi was named number 10 of the "Hot 10 Artists" for his work on X-23: Target X. Said the magazine, "Choi pulls up the rear with his newly popular, vibrant pencils."

In 2010, Choi provided the illustrations in a pictorial featuring comedic actress Olivia Munn in the April/May 2010 issue of Complex magazine, and on its cover. The pictorial featured Munn interacting with illustrated animals in a forest setting, which were drawn by Choi and colored by Sonia Oback.[2] Choi's approach to the visuals were inspired by the music video for the A-ha single "Take on Me".[3]

Choi previewed his creator-owned series, Chomperstompers, on Twitter, before its debut at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con.[dead link][4]

In 2012, Choi provided the cover to Green Lantern vol. 5 #5, and guest pencilled issue #6.

In November 2013, Choi participated in his first gallery showing at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Mike Choi's sister, Mary H.K. Choi, is a comic book writer, known for her work on books such as Lady Deadpool from Marvel Comics.[4]

As of July 2010, Choi was engaged to fellow comics creator Sonia Oback. [4]

Bibliography[edit]

Choi in 2012

Interior work[edit]

Cover work[edit]

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