Philip Tan

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Philip Tan
Born1978 (age 40–41)
Manila, Philippines
Area(s)Penciller, Artist, Inker
Notable works

Philip Tan (born 1978) is a comic book writer/artist best known for his work on Spawn,[1][2] Uncanny X-Men and Iron Man.


Tan graduated at the University of Santo Tomas with a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture.[citation needed]

Tan was the penciller of Final Crisis: Revelations[3] as well as the "Agent Orange" Green Lantern story arc, which started in Green Lantern #39 and ran through issue 42.[4][5][6]

Following Agent Orange he will be penciling the second three issue arc of Grant Morrison's Batman and Robin series with issue 6 being his last.[7]

Tan has illustrated cards for the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.

In 2011 Tan was the artist on Hawkman, which was part of DC Comics' company-wide title relaunch, The New 52.[8]

In 2016, Philip Tan worked on the new Suicide Squad Rebirth series co-drawing with Jim Lee. [9]




  1. ^ Philip Tan: The Spawning Ground, Comics Bulletin, November 21, 2005
  2. ^ Spawn, Spawn Milestones
  3. ^ Philip Tan on Final Crisis: Revelations, Newsarama, April 17, 2008
  4. ^ Painting It Orange: Philip Tan on the Orange Lanterns, Newsarama, December 19, 2008
  5. ^ FIRST LOOK: Orange Lanterns by Philip Tan, Newsarama, December 21, 2008
  6. ^ Philip Tan: Three More Orange Lanterns, Newsarama, January 15, 2009
  7. ^ Dan Phillips. "Grant Morrison's New Batman and Robin".
  8. ^ Artist Philip Tan on the Changes to the DCnU HawkmanNewsarama, 26 October 2011
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