|Died||February 22, 2008(aged 53)|
|Notable works||V for Vendetta|
David Lloyd, the artist on V for Vendetta, said Whitaker "was not only one of the finest colourists Britain has ever produced, but a great artist, a scholar of the comics medium, and a great teacher, too, who I worked with at The London Cartoon Centre in it's [sic] various incarnations."
V for Vendetta was originally published in black and white in Warrior, with colour added for the American reprint and continuation. He was also the author of The Encyclopedia of Cartooning Techniques.
Whitaker had been an active member of the British Amateur Press Association until it was disbanded in 2004. Following his death, ex-member Tony Keen announced he would organise a one-off memorial mailing, as he had for fellow BAPAn Andy Roberts.
- V for Vendetta (colourist, with writer Alan Moore and artist David Lloyd, DC Comics, 1988)
- Saga of the Man-Elf #1-2 (with Michael Moorcock, Trident Comics, 1989)
- St. Swithin's Day (colourist, with writer Grant Morrison and artist Paul Grist, one-shot reprint, Trident Comics, 1990)
- "The Last Party On Earth" (art, with writers Jean-Marc Lofficier/Randy Lofficier, A1 #4, June 1990, ISBN 1-871878-56-X)
- The Encyclopedia of Cartooning Techniques: A Unique A-Z Directory of Cartoon Techniques (Running, 1994, ISBN 978-1-56138-354-2)
- Street Fighter II: The Manga (colourist, Manga Publishing, 1995)
- One Of The Great Creators Of V For Vendetta Is No Longer With Us, Dial L for Lloyd, February 24, 2008
- The Encyclopedia of Cartooning Techniques: A Unique A-Z Directory of Cartoon Techniques (Running Press, 1994) ISBN 978-1-56138-354-2
- Steve Whitaker's cover illustration for Andy Roberts special
- Tony Keen's LiveJournal announcement
- Official website
- Steve Whitaker's Flickr gallery, including "Self-Portrait with Narrow Shoulders"
- Death of Steve Whitaker, Moorcock's Miscellany, February 24, 2008