Siku (comics)

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Siku
Born Ajibayo Akinsiku
9 September
Leicester, England
Nationality British/Nigerian
Area(s) Penciller, Inker, Colourist
Pseudonym(s) Siku
Notable works
Judge Dredd
Tales of Telguuth
The Manga Bible

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Siku is the pseudonym of British/Nigerian artist and writer Ajibayo Akinsiku, best known for his work in 2000 AD.

Biography[edit]

Siku studied design and printing at the Yaba's School of Art, and theology at the London School of Theology.

Siku's fully painted work (particularly on Judge Dredd and the Pan-African Judges stories) has been appearing in 2000 AD and the Judge Dredd Megazine since 1991.

Siku also works in the computer games industry and as a freelance illustrator and artist.

His latest work is The Manga Bible: From Genesis to Revelation, an adaptation of Today's New International Version of the Holy Bible into manga format.[1][2][3][4]

Bibliography[edit]

Comics work includes:

  • Pan-African Judges:
    • "Pan-African Judges" (with Paul Cornell, in Judge Dredd Megazine (vol. 2) #44–49, 1993–1994)
    • "Fever of the Gods" (script and art, in Judge Dredd Megazine (vol. 3) #6–13, 1995–1996)
  • Judge Dredd:
    • "The Strange Case of Bill Clinton" (with John Wagner, in Judge Dredd Megazine (vol. 2) No. 72, 1995)
    • "Whatever Happened to Bill Clinton?" (with John Wagner, in Judge Dredd Megazine (vol. 2) No. 81, 1995)
    • "Fetish" (with John Smith, in Judge Dredd Megazine (vol. 3) #26–30, 1997)
    • "The Bouncey Brat Heist" (with John Wagner, in Judge Dredd Megazine (vol. 3) No. 42, June 1998)
    • "When the El Breaks" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD #1099, June 1998)
    • "Vidspex" (with John Wagner, in Judge Dredd Megazine (vol. 3) No. 44, August 1998)
    • "Revenge of Trapper Hag" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD #1165–1166, October 1999)
    • "Shakespeare at War" (with Alan Grant, in 2000 AD #1174, January 2000)
    • "Pumpkin Eater" (with Alan Grant, in 2000 AD #1180–1182, February–March 2000)
    • "Cube Life" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD #1203, July 2000)
    • "Someone in the House" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD #1205, August 2000)
    • "Kicking the Habit" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD #1243, May 2001)
    • "A Tree Grows in Elia Kazan" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD No. 302, July 2002)
    • "Meatmonger " (with John Smith, in 2000 AD #1365–1370, November–December 2003)
  • Sinister Dexter (with Dan Abnett):
    • "The Mating Game" (in 2000 AD #1066, 1997)
    • "Whack the Dinosaur" (in 2000 AD #1075, 1997)
    • "Dressed to Kill" (in 2000 AD #1078, 1998)
    • "Suddenly, Genghis" (in 2000 AD #1271, 2001)
  • Pulp Sci-Fi:
    • "Female of the Species" (with Robbie Morrison, in 2000 AD #1149, 1999)
    • "Chronvicts" (with Gordon Rennie, in 2000 AD #1172, 1999)
  • Tales of Telguuth (with Steve Moore):
    • "Music of the Spheres" (in 2000 AD #1193, 2000)
    • "Men of Snakewood" (in 2000 AD #1197, 2000)
    • "The Transfiguration of Tesro Karnik" (in 2000 AD #1227–29, 2001)
    • "The Oscillations of Taramasellion" (in 2000 AD #1235–36, 2001)
    • "The Hunting of the Veks" (in 2000 AD #1249, 2001)
    • "The Vileness of Scromyx" (in 2000 AD #1258–1260, 2001)
    • "The Infinite Return of Varkor Gan" (in 2000 AD # 1263, 2001)
    • "The Atrocities of Pagafruuz Jeel" (in 2000 AD #1283, 2001)

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Siku at Barney
  • Siku at the Comic Book DB

External links[edit]

Interviews[edit]