John Paul Leon
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|John Paul Leon|
Leon at the New York Comic Con in Manhattan, October 9, 2010
|Born||April 26, 1972|
New York City, New York, US
Leon first began working professionally at the age of 16, with a series of black and white illustrations for TSR's Dragon and Dungeon magazines.
Leon received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from SVA in 1994, after which he worked on series such as Superman, Batman, and X-Men. Some of his other notable works include Logan: Path of the Warlord, The Further Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix and Challengers of the Unknown. Leon has contributed artwork for the Superman Returns style guide, as well as a pair of Superman children's books for Meredith Books. He was the artist for The Winter Men, a miniseries for Wildstorm/DC Comics.
He is currently illustrating Batman: Creature of the Night, a miniseries for DC Comics.
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- RoboCop (with John Arcudi, in Dark Horse Comics #1-3, Dark Horse Comics, 1992)
- Robocop: Prime Suspect (pencils, with writer John Arcudi and inks by Jeff Albrecht, Dark Horse Comics, 1992–1993)
- Static (pencils, with writers Dwayne McDuffie et al and inks by Steve Mitchell, Milestone Comics, 1993-1994)
- The Further Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix (pencils, with writer Peter Milligan and inks by Klaus Janson, 4-issue mini-series, Marvel, 1996, tpb, 96 pages, October 1997, ISBN 0-7851-0556-5)
- Earth X (pencils, with writers Alex Ross and Jim Krueger and inks by Bill Reinhold, Marvel Comics, 1999 - 2000)
- The Winter Men (with Brett Lewis, 6-issue limited series, Wildstorm, 2005–2006, 2008, ISBN 1-4012-2526-8)
- Grendel: Devil's Toll - art
- Batman: Creature of the Night (with Kurt Busiek, 4-issue limited series, DC Comics, 2017-2019)
- "About the artist" johnpaulleon.com, Accessed November 14, 2010.