Jonboy Launches his first Sketchbook in Five Years (bleedingcool)
Artist Jonboy Meyers on Creativity (YouTube)
DC Art Academy Featuring Jonboy (YouTube)
Talking Spawn with Jonboy Meyers (YouTube)
The Art of Spawn (YouTube)
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I’ve been telling stories through art for as long as I can remember, from custom Black Hole comics as a four-year-old, to my later work in entertainment, comics, video games and toys, developing brands through the use of visual stories and design.
I developed my artistic style by emulating my art heroes. Artists like John Buscema, Michael Golden, Jack Kirby, Joe Madureira, Jason Pearson, J Scott Campbell and Arthur Adams were so inspirational to me in my development into the artist I am today. And like many other inspired artists, I would stand in the long Portfolio Review Lines of SDCC in hopes of getting that very first comic artist job.
I remember waiting in line for 4-6 hours just to have my 10 minutes to get my work critiqued–in hopes of landing my first comics gig. It was a testament of how passionate I am about my art…then getting ripped to shreds during the critique and taking what I learned to get better and better.
Working in comics in the 90s was rough, I did a lot of free independent comics work to get noticed and I got my foot officially in the door of comics as a Marketing Director for MV Creations. We did all of the Masters of the Universe Comics. I was helping to build out the brand as well as the company, doing press releases, merchandise, securing talent for books, reaching out to new creators, helping pitch stories, and doing a lot of illustrations. But I wanted to do more and the Comics boom was coming to an end…Read more
Superman, The Inhumans, Teen Titans, Spawn, Spider-Man, The Walking Dead, Red Sonja, League of Legends, G.I. Joe, Black Dynamite, Thor, Generator Rex (animation), Supergirl, Huntress, She Hulk, Hulk, Arana, Gen 13, Ninja Scroll, Danger Girl, Justice League of America, X-Men (comic books), Motor Storm Apocalypse (video games), World of Warcraft TCG (illustration), Marvel Heroes MMO (Gazillion Entertainment).