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Mike Lilly

Freelance Comic Artist, Storyboarder, & More

Location:New York, New York, United States
12 Skills
Recently and CURRENTLY doing covers for Zenescope Entertainment on some of their Grimm Fairy Tale comic books. Also working on some Marvel Comics' Greatest Battle Cards as well as many private commissions.

Mike Lilly is a NYC based comic book artist who's work can be seen on Project SuperPowers titles such as Black Terror and Meet the Bad Guys: Fighting Yank vs. The Revolutionary, Annihilation Conquest: Quasar, Vampirella, Nightwing, Batman: Detective Comics, Marvel Knights, Punisher, Catwoman, Green Lantern, X-Men Unlimited, and Dungeons & Dragons (to name a few).

Lilly's critically acclaimed run on Vampirella Revelations from Harris Comics won him a Best Black and White Illustration Art Show Award of Excellence from I-CON 25.

He has collaborated with interior design company Kreiss Enterprises designing life size panels depicting an entire comic book story installed onto the walls of Loren Kreiss's New York City apartment. This pop-art piece was featured in The New York Times Real Estate section, The Financial Times Style section, Ocean Drive Magazine, Wizard Magazine and The New York Post.

Mike is most known in the Star Wars community for his illustrated and highly sought after Star Wars Heritage original art sketch cards from Topps, Inc. His cards are the rarest in that line. Lilly's original art sketch cards can also be seen for the Revenge of the Sith trading card line, The Lord of the Rings Evolution and Masterpieces series, Frankenstein from Universal, The Vintage Poster Collection sketch cards and Vampirella from Breygent, The Complete Avengers, Marvel's Dangerous Divas from Marvel Comics/Rittenhouse Archives and DC Legacy archive editions from DC Comics.

Lilly has also illustrated educational comics for Scholastic (Antony & Cleopatra, Macbeth, Arabian Nights, Treasure Island, The Sword in the Stone, Jane Eyre), and Simon and Schuster, as well as medical comics for GlaxoSmithKline and financial comics for Solomon Smith-Barney.

Mike recently worked on designs, layouts and pencilling for the Guardian Project (a new line of comics based off of the National Hockey League teams) with Stan (the Man) Lee and Tony Chargin. Mike worked on the Dallas Star, New Jersey Devils and New York Islander themed characters (there is word of a possible follow up to this series in 2013).