Greg Staples

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Greg Staples
Born 27 May 1970[citation needed]
Sheffield, England
Nationality British
Area(s) Penciler, Inker, Painter
Notable works
Judge Dredd

Greg Staples (born May 27, 1970[citation needed] in Sheffield) is an English comic book artist.


Greg Staples' first job on leaving school was as a trainee draftsman in an architects office in Sheffield.

He also spent time working in a comic and film memorabilia shop and also a computer game store, both also in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

Greg spent some time working for the Computer Games Company Gremlin Graphics.

Staples has also worked on video production for music videos for artists such as Muse (Sing For Absolution) and Shaznay Lewis (You).

Staples best known for his work in the weekly British comic 2000 AD, especially on Judge Dredd.

He has also produced work for the games company Wizards of the Coast and drawn numerous comic book characters including Batman and Spider-Man.[1]

Staples has illustrated cards for the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game and for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.

Staples did the cover art for Dungeons & Dragons books Races of Faerûn (2003),[2] and Fantastic Locations: Dragondown Grotto (2006).


Comics work includes:

  • Brigand Doom: "Death's Door" (with John Tomlinson, in 2000AD Sci-Fi Special 1992)
  • Sláine (with Pat Mills):
    • "Jealousy of Niamh" (in 2000 AD #850-851, 1993)
    • "Name of the Sword" (in 2000 AD #950-956, 1995)
    • "Beyond" (in 2000 AD prog 2000, 1999)
  • Sinister Dexter (with Dan Abnett):
    • "London Town" (in 2000 AD #1084, 1998)
    • "Drop Dead Gorgeous" (in 2000 AD #1090-1091, 1998)
    • "Anatomy of a Throwdown" (in 2000 AD #1112, 1998)


  1. ^ Greg Staple's Website (Retrieved 4 July 2007)
  2. ^ "Greg Staples". Archived from the original on February 21, 2005. 


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