Jon Haward

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Jon Haward
Born 1965
Norwich, Norfolk
Nationality British
Area(s) Artist
jonhawardart.com

Jon Haward is a British comics artist. He has illustrated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Judge Dredd, Sinister Dexter and Biker Mice from Mars, among others.

Biography[edit]

Haward was born in Norwich and, while at art college in Lowestoft, he sent out samples of his comics to pubslishers. Dez Skinn put him in touch with David Lloyd who provided advice on his art and he also met artist David Pugh, who would suggest him as a fill-in artist on Dan Dare where he started in 1990.[1]

He first got his break at 2000 AD in 1993 on a Judge Dredd story written by Garth Ennis.

Haward was also the artist on Classical Comics' adaptations of Shakespeare's Macbeth and The Tempest, moved into the role of art direction for the Hamlet adaptation, providing character designs and rough page outlines for artist David Lorenzo to work with.[2]

Outside of comics he has provided illustrations for a range of projects, including the 2009 British Comedy Awards.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

Comics work includes:

Covers[edit]

  • Marvel Milestones: Captain Britain, Psylocke & Sub-Mariner (2005)

Awards[edit]

  • 2009: Macbeth won the Bronze Medal "Graphic Novel/Drawn Book – Drama/Documentary" Independent Publisher Book Award[7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hooper, Terry (14 October 2008). "The Sensational Jon Haward Interviewed!". ComicBitsOnline. Retrieved 6 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Jordan, Melanie C. "Jon Haward". Imagine Daily. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Johnston, Rich (15 December 2009). "Turning Comics into Comics – Jon Haward". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved 6 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Dredd and the Fat Fathers". Forbidden Planet. 8 June 2010. Retrieved 6 December 2011. 
  5. ^ Macbeth at Classical Comics
  6. ^ The Tempest at Classical Comics
  7. ^ Announcing 2009 IPPY Awards National and Regional Results

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