Discover the artwork of acclaimed comic, poster, and concept art illustrator Jock, from his work on DC Comics’ Batman and Marvel’s Wolverine to films such as Children of Men, Man of Steel, and The Dark Knight Rises.
Mark Simpson, known by his pen name Jock, is an internationally recognized two-time New York Times best-selling artist and Eisner Award nominee. Over the last two decades, Jock has become one of the most distinguished illustrators in comics, with credits that include titles with Marvel (Savage Wolverine, Daredevil), DC Comics/Vertigo (The Losers, Batman: Black Mirror), and his runaway success, Wytches (co-created with Scott Snyder for Image Comics). His career has grown well beyond the comic book world into creating highly sought after movie posters for Mondo as well as production art for acclaimed films such as Children of Men, The Losers, Dredd, Batman Begins, and most recently Alex Garland’s sci-fi masterpiece, Ex Machina.
The Art of Jock delves into the prolific artist’s catalog, showcasing not only the best of his extensive sketches and published images, but also personal notes from Jock himself that provide insight into the often philosophical inner workings of his creative process. Featuring interviews and quotes from colleagues and long-time collaborators, including Scott Snyder, Alex Garland, and Stephen King, this extensive look into the mind and method of one of the most critically acclaimed illustrators working today is a must-have for fans of comic book and pop culture art, as well as aspiring artists and illustrators.
You can pre-order the 160 page hardcover book HERE for $40 and it will be released on September 20, 2016.