David G. Williams

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David G. Williams
Born (1974-03-28) March 28, 1974 (age 41)
Armidale, New South Wales
Nationality Australian
Area(s) Penciller, Artist, Inker, Colourist
Notable works
"The Legend of Spacelord Mo Fo"


David G. Williams is a comic book illustrator, conceptual artist, painter and sculptor, living in Adelaide, South Australia.


Williams was born in Armidale, New South Wales[1] on 28 March 1974.[2]

Williams began his professional art career in 1994, when he together with Glenn Lumsden, David de Vries, David Heinrich and Rod Tokley established Barossa Studios,[1][3] a co-operative of comic book artists, doing artwork for magazines like Picture, People, Ralph, The Australian Financial Review and The Bulletin.[4]

Williams has worked for Marvel Comics and DC Comics on world renowned titles such as Wolverine, Catwoman, Batman: Shadow of the Bat, R.E.B.E.L.S. with Michal Dutkiewicz and The Phantom with Lumsden and de Vries.[5]

By 1997 the Barossa Studios cooperative had dissolved and Williams went onto collaborate with writer and musician, Baron Misuraca (Sheer Terror), on the gothic rock horror comic, In Flesh and Spirit[6][7] and on The Wolf’s Empire, in collaboration with Claudia Christian (Babylon 5).[8]

Williams is currently a concept artist and illustrator for the film and television production company, Angel Phoenix Media and works as a graphic designer and illustrator for the music education publisher, LearnToPlayMusic.com. He is one half of the creative team behind the pioneering and acclaimed, The Legend of Spacelord Mo Fo,[9] a serialized, full-colour digital comic, written by Pat McNamara (Angelwitch, Book 1: Dragonscarpe,[10] Angelwitch, Book 2: Triumvirate[11]) and illustrated by Williams. Aussie comic creators The Legend of Spacelord Mo Fo was created specifically for the digital storytelling medium and is presented panel by panel in a cinematic widescreen format called, Cinegraphic.[12][13]

Selected bibliography[edit]



  1. ^ a b Kerr, Joan (2007). "Barossa Studios". Design and Art Australia. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Artist - David G. Williams". Comic Art Database. RectorSoft. Retrieved 2 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Glenn Lumsden". Lambiek Comiclopedia. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Comics". Verve. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Phantom, Ghost Who Walks #2". Grand Comics Database. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "The Making of In Flesh and Spirit". Comic Monsters. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  7. ^ van Houten, Sebastiaan (2006). The Vampyre Almanac. Rakasha Books. p. 125. ISBN 9781411660847. 
  8. ^ Christian, Claudia; Buchanan, Morgan Grant (2015). Babylon Confidential: A Memoir of Love, Sex, and Addiction. Benbella Books. ISBN 9781939529992. 
  9. ^ "Review: The Legend of SpaceLord Mo Fo". Sub-Cultured. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "Angelwitch, Book One: Dragonscarpe". Amazon. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  11. ^ "Angelwitch, Book Two: Triumvirate Part One". Amazon. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  12. ^ "The New Digital Landscape has opened up the entire World to Comics". Pipedream Comics. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  13. ^ "The Legend of Spacelord Mo Fo". The Comic Book Database. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  14. ^ "Decay #6 (2011)". ScaryMinds.com. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  15. ^ "In Flesh and Spirit - Creators". Overtone Comics. 2009. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  16. ^ "TV Adaptations". The Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comic Creators. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  17. ^ "Phantom, Ghost Who Walks #3". Grand Comics Database. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 

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