Jack Lawrence (artist)

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Jack Lawrence
Jack lawrence artist in 2008.jpg
Canterbury, Kent, England, UK
Area(s)Writer, Penciler, Inker, Colourist

Jack Lawrence (born 1975 in Canterbury, Kent) is a British comics creator. Prior to 2002 he also worked as an animator.


Lawrence took a General Art and Design BTEC First Diploma at Canterbury Technical College, then went on to the KIAD at Canterbury to study for a BTEC National in the same subject. After becoming disenchanted with art education, he then worked "regular" jobs to train himself in the field he wanted to be in. In 2000, he became a character animator for the UK-based Web design company Lightmaker. He worked there for three years before becoming a freelance artist.

Lawrence came onto the comics scene with his own title, Darkham Vale, which he created, wrote, pencilled, inked and coloured. The series ran for a self-contained ten issues, which received acclaim, especially for a new creator and a small publisher.

He went on to find success with Lions, Tigers and Bears, written by Mike Bullock and published by Image. A four-issue series, Lions, Tigers and Bears, was a surprise hit that revolved around a young boy and his stuffed animals.

Lawrence is now a successful freelance comics illustrator, working on titles such as A.T.O.M., Doctor Who Adventures and 2000 AD. He is currently working on several projects for IDW Publishing and is self-publishing his creator-owned title Tinpot Hobo which he writes, pencils, inks, colours and letters.

Lawrence lives in Maidstone in Kent.


Autumn Press Comics[edit]

Title Year(s) Issue(s) Notes Ref(s)
Darkham Vale 2003–04 #1–10 Also creator and writer.[1] [2]
B1N4RY 2004 #2 Cover artist. 1
Monster Club 2004 #7 Cover artist.

Panini Comics UK[edit]

Title Year(s) Issue(s) Notes Ref(s)
A.T.O.M. 2005–07 #1–29
Marvel Rampage 2006 "Marvel Hedz"
Spectacular Spider-Man 2008 #165
Cartoon Network Magazine 2008 "Ben 10"
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2013–2014

BBC magazines[edit]

2000 AD[edit]

Judge Dredd Megazine[edit]

Image Comics[edit]

Astounding Studios[edit]

Dark Horse Comics[edit]

Young Bottoms in Love[edit]


Ronin Studios[edit]

Ape Entertainment[edit]

Viper Comics[edit]

Silent Devil Productions[edit]

Prism Comics[edit]

Eaglemoss Publications[edit]

Web and Circus[edit]

Jungle Casterman[edit]

Kothkrom Studios[edit]

  • Tinpot Hobo (creator, script, pencils, inks, colour) (2011–)

Hachette UK[edit]

Egmont UK[edit]

Titan Books[edit]

Title Year(s) Issue(s) Notes Ref(s)
Dreamworks Dragons 2014 #3 and #5

IDW Publishing[edit]

Title Year(s) Issue(s) Notes Ref(s)
Skylanders 2014-2016
Transformers: Till All Are One 2016
Transformers: Lost Light 2016-2018 1
Star Trek vs. Transformers 2018 #3 [4]
Sonic the Hedgehog 2019-2020 #15-17, #19-20, #23, #29, and #31
Sonic the Hedgehog: Bad Guys 2020 #1-4


  1. ^ Vasseur 2014, pp. 20–22.
  2. ^ "Darkham Vale (2003)". MyComicShop.com. Archived from the original on 28 March 2021. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  3. ^ Wickline, Dan (2 October 2013). "Arcana Acquires Rights To Darkham Vale". Bleeding Cool. Avatar Press. Archived from the original on 26 January 2021. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Star Trek vs. Transformers #3". IDW Publishing. Archived from the original on 28 March 2021. Retrieved 28 March 2021.


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