Simon Coleby

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Simon Coleby
Born 1967
Nationality British
Area(s) Penciller, Inker
Notable works
Rogue Trooper
Low Life
The Authority

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Simon Coleby (born March 2nd, 1967) is a British comic book artist who has worked mainly for British sci-fi comic 2000 AD and Marvel Comics.

Biography[edit]

Coleby started his mainstream work in the British comics industry in 1987, working at both 2000 AD and Marvel UK. His first published work was a cover for issue #222 of the latter's Transformers comic, depicting Carnivac and Springer.[1] At 2000 AD he contributed heavily to Judge Dredd and Rogue Trooper spin-offs Friday and Venus Bluegenes,[2] 3 as well as becoming the lead artist on Low Life.[3]

After working with Christos Gage on "Midnighter: Armageddon", he is working on the post-World's End relaunch of The Authority[4] with writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning.[5] He will also be working on Wildstorm's adptation of Fringe because, according to editor, Ben Abernathy, "Simon Coleby is so far ahead on 'Authority' he has time to contribute 11 pages a month."[6]

Abernathy, has said "Simon Coleby ... is definitely on the fast-track to becoming an 'elite' level artist."[5]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bato Loco (with Gordon Rennie):
    • "True Romance" (in Judge Dredd Megazine #208, 2003)
    • "Head Job" (in Judge Dredd Megazine #229-230, 2005)
  • Low Life (with Rob Williams, collected in Mega-City Undercover, 160 pages, Rebellion, January 2008, ISBN 1-905437-52-8):
    • "Rock and a Hard Place" (in 2000 AD #1425-1428, 2005)
    • "He's making a list..." (in 2000 AD Prog 2006, 2005)
    • "Con Artist" (in 2000 AD #1484-1490, 2006)
    • "Baby Talk" (in 2000 AD #1521-1524, 2007)
  • Sinister Dexter (with Dan Abnett):
    • "Pros and Cons" (in 2000 AD #1516, 2006)
    • "The Doctor is in" (in 2000 AD #1535-1538, 2007)

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