Sean Chen (artist)

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This article is about the Asian American comic book artist. For the Taiwanese basketball player, see Chen Hsin-An.
Sean Chen
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Sean Chen at the Big Apple Con, November 14, 2008.
Born (1968-08-15) August 15, 1968 (age 45)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Area(s) Penciller
Notable works
X-O Manowar
Iron Man
Elektra
Nova

Official website

Sean Chen (born August 15, 1968 in Washington, D.C.) is an Asian American comic book artist.

Career[edit]

Chen is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University where he received a bachelor's degree in industrial design. He started his career after being discovered by Barry Windsor-Smith. He began his career at Valiant Comics, penciling their flagship title, X-O Manowar, as well as Bloodshot, Harbinger and Rai and the Future Force. His debut book, RFF #9, sold over 900,000 copies.

After Valiant, he then moved on to Marvel Comics, where he drew Iron Man for over three years. His other works include Wolverine, Elektra, and the maxi-series X-Men: The End.

Sean Chen with fellow theBLVD member Tommy Lee Edwards at the Canadian National Comic Book Convention (September, 2006).

Chen also lends his talents to Marvel's Creative Services Division where he contributes to style guides and licensing art, including box cover illustrations for the Iron Man video game and various promotional items such as lunchboxes, t-shirts and posters.

Currently, Chen is the regular artist on the monthly Nova series from Marvel. Aside from comic books, he applies his creative talents by designing furniture and home renovations, specializing in kitchens and molded concrete countertops. He has also started a new line of designer toys and figurines.

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