Ben Dunn

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Ben Dunn
Born (1964-04-17) April 17, 1964 (age 55)
Area(s)Writer, Artist, Publisher
Notable works
Antarctic Press
Ninja High School
Warrior Nun Areala
Marvel Mangaverse

Ben Dunn (born April 17, 1964)[1] is an American comic book artist and publisher.


Although born in Taiwan, he grew up in Taiwan,[2] Kentucky, and San Antonio, Texas, where he graduated from Central Catholic Marianist High School.[2] It was in Taiwan that he was first exposed to Japanese manga.[2]

In 1984 he co-founded Antarctic Press,[2] an American comic book company specializing in Manga-style (Amerimanga) titles. His most notable creations for Antarctic are the comic book series Ninja High School and Warrior Nun Areala.[2]

In 2003, Dunn sold his portion of Antarctic Press to start his own development company, Sentai Studios. After a couple of years he folded Sentai and returned to Antarctic.[3]

Dunn was one of the primary artists involved in the short-lived Marvel Mangaverse project. He also worked as an animator for the science-fiction film A Scanner Darkly.[4]

In 2016, Art Greenhaw began creating, editing and writing faith-based visual novels and comic books, starting with the book series God's Silver Soldiers,[5] also known as Silver Soldiers: The Comic and followed by Tales of Nazareth: The Boyhood of Jesus.[6] The comic books, under the imprint of Truthmonger Comics Group Publishing, have achieved acclaim for their action-oriented innovation in illustrations by Dunn, as well as their storylines, and they have been covered in the media by TV channels, newspapers, and faith-based, nationally syndicated radio.[7]

In 2019, Dunn created the Coalition of Independent Comic Publishers.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Dunn lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex with his wife and two children.


Comics work includes:[9]


  1. ^ Miller, John Jackson. "Comics Industry Birthdays", Comics Buyer's Guide, June 10, 2005. Accessed February 1, 2011. WebCitation archive
  2. ^ a b c d e Klaw, Rick. "Comic Book Heroes: San Antonio Brothers Keep Antarctic Press Thriving Long Enough For One of Its Creations to Land a Netflix Show," San Antonio Current (Feb 28, 2019).
  3. ^ Stout, Nathan. "Interview with artist Ben Dunn," According to Whim (April 26, 2013).
  4. ^ "A-Scanner-Darkly - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards". 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  5. ^ "God's Silver Soldiers - Art Greenhaw, The Light Crust Doughboys - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Tales of Nazareth: Boyhood of Jesus (feat. Art Greenhaw & Eli) by Truthmonger Comics Group". 14 April 2017. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Mesquite Grammy Winner Turns Comic Book Author". 4 August 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Ben Dunn of Antarctic Press Proposes a Comics Publisher Coalition - the CICP". Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  9. ^ "Antarctic Press Creator List". Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  10. ^ Dunn, Ben (20 February 2019). "How to Draw Manga #26". Antarctic Press. Retrieved 20 February 2019 – via Amazon.
  11. ^ "God's Silver Soldiers I Official Website". Retrieved 20 February 2019.

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