Marc Rene is a self-taught artist with a background in design. His mentors include noted artists J.H. Williams III (Batwoman, Batman, Sandman with Neil Gaiman), Darick Robertson (The Boys, Happy, X-Men) and Steven T. Seagle from Man of Action Studios (Big Hero 6, Ben 10). Rene’s credits include work for Cartoon Network, Disney, Creative Juices Design, the San Jose Sabercats, Public Speaking Los Angeles, the National Forensics Association, Fry’s Electronics, COGnitive Gaming, NACL eSports, and comedian Sammy Obeid. Rene has worked on graphic novel projects, NICE from American Gothic Press, "Slugger,” by Ben Pyle and "iHolmes," by Michael Lent, published by Alterna Comics. He attended graduate school at Illinois State University and was a collegiate national public speaking champion. In his spare time, Rene enjoys throwing down on the basketball court.