Keith Pollard is an American comic book artist. Originally from the Detroit area, Pollard is best known for his simultaneous work on the Marvel Comics titles Fantastic Four, Thor, and The Amazing Spider-Man in the late 1970s-early 1980s.
Pollard made his professional comics debut in 1974 with stints on such titles as Master of Kung Fu, Deadly Hands of Kung Fu, Astonishing Tales, and Black Goliath. He was the regular penciller of The Amazing Spider-Man from issue #186 (November 1978) through issue #205 (June 1980) and pencilled the backup feature in The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #15 (1981). With writer Marv Wolfman, Pollard co-created the Black Cat in The Amazing Spider-Man #194 (July 1979).
Pollard was also the regular penciler of Thor issues #286-#317 (some material reprinted in the trade paperbacks Thor: The Eternals Saga, volumes one and two).
During the 1980s, Pollard, penciled The Vigilante issues #1- #3 and The Green Lantern for DC Comics, as well as doing a variety of titles for Milestone Comics, Atlas Comics, and many others.
In the early 1990s he drew all the character profiles for the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Master Edition. In addition to working on Daredevil, Nick Fury Agent of Shield , Spider-Man 2099 and The Silver Surfer: The Enslavers graphic novel which he wrote and penciled with Stan Lee scripting.
Pollard left comics in 1994 to pursue other interests, though he occasionally makes appearances at comic book conventions.
Bob Hall had a long association with Marvel Comics, where at one time or another he drew most of the major books and characters such as The Champions, Spiderman, Dr. Doom, Conan, Thor, The Fantastic Four, The Submariner, Captain America, PSI Force, The Avengers and The New Mutants. He was the artist for the West Coast Avengers mini-series and was the primary artist on the original Squadron Supreme. He drew movie adaptations of Willow, Dark Man and Captain America as well as the graphic novel, Emperor Doom. Bob was an editor at Marvel in 1979.
For Valiant he wrote and penciled the monthly series Shadowman, wrote Timewalker and then created Armed and Dangerous, a black and white “comicbook-noir” series.
For DC he wrote and drew the Batman graphic novel projects, Batman DOA, I Joker and It’s Jokertime.
He is currently creating an educational/fantasy about the measles virus.
Bob is a member of the National Cartoonists Society, Actors Equity Association and the Society for Directors and Choreographers.
His work can be seen at www.bobhall.com. Commissions and original art are available through www.catskillcomics.com. He can be messaged on Facebook.
Larry F. Houston
Larry F. Houston is the Emmy-nominated Producer/Director of The X-Men Animated series, the phenomenally successful 1990s series that was part of the foundation that helped launch Marvel's multi-billion-dollar franchises.Hired by Filmation as the FIRST African American Saturday Morning Storyboard Artist, he storyborded and directed some of the favorite 80s and 90s classic shows such as Thundarr, Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends, GI Joe, GI Joe The Movie Intro, Mr.T, Batman, Jonny Quest, Teenage mutant Ninja Turtles, Captain Planet, The Fantastic Four, Mighty Orbots, Bionic Six, ExoSquad, Bucky O'Hare, Jem, Galtar, C.O.P.S., Spawn, Ultimate Avengers II, Community and Kid N' Play. He pencilled the He-Man Mini-Comics that accompanied the toy figures, worked as an inker on DC's All-Star Squadron, Captain Carrot and pencilled a TANK story for the DNAgents and FLARE story for Heroic Comics. He drew the Animated Series Intros to THE X-MEN, the GI JOE MOVIE, ROBOCOP: ALPHA COMMANDO, and THE KARATE KID. Reading Jack Kirby/Stan Lee comics in his youth and then working with them both as a professional was the ultimate peak of his career. Including the intangible quality of fun and action he read in his youth is what he has included into all his shows and his first priority always.
Check out his website at https://www.larryhouston.com/
Michael Watson is a comic book artist, writer, and creator for Freestyle
Komics hailing from Cleveland, Oh. He has been working in the comic
field since 2005 beginning with his own publishing house Freestyle
Komics and a short stint with Legacy Rising Publications. He has earned
a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts issued to him from The Columbus
College of Art and Design. Michael has been known on the comic con
circuit for his vast amounts of enthusiasm that is also displayed in the
classroom as an after school art teacher. Residing in Columbus, Oh,
Michael is now leading over production of four titles, three webcomics,
teaching art classes, the artist for Zulu the webcomic featured on
Afropunk.com, and traveling the comic convention trail.