Comic Artist / Writer / Editor / Publisher
Jim Lee is a Korean-American comic book artist, writer, editor and publisher. He first broke into the industry in 1987 as an artist for Marvel Comics, illustrating titles such as Alpha Flight and Punisher War Journal, before gaining a great deal of popularity on The Uncanny X-Men. X-Men #1, the 1991 spinoff series premiere that Lee penciled and co-wrote with Chris Claremont, remains the best-selling comic book of all time, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
In 1992 Lee and several other artists formed their own publishing company, Image Comics, to publish their creator-owned titles, with Lee publishing his titles through his studio, Wildstorm Productions, such as WildC.A.T.s and Gen¹&sub3;. Eschewing the role of publisher in order to return to illustration, Lee sold Wildstorm in 1998 to DC Comics, where he continued to run Wildstorm as a DC imprint until DC ended Wildstorm in 2010, as well as illustrating successful books set in DC's main fictional universe, such as the year-long "Batman: Hush" and "Superman: For Tomorrow" storylines. On February 18, 2010, Jim Lee was announced as the new Co-Publisher of DC Comics with Dan DiDio, both replacing Paul Levitz.
He has received a Harvey Award, Inkpot Award and three Wizard Fan Awards in recognition for his work.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Fan Expo Dallas 2019 - May 3-5, 2019 in Dallas, TX, USA 2018
- New York Comic Con 2018 - October 4-7, 2018 in New York, NY, USA
- MegaCon Orlando 2018 - May 24-27, 2018 in Orlando, FL, USA 2017
- FanExpo Canada 2017 - August 31 - September 3, 2017 in Toronto, ON
- Fan Expo Dallas 2017 - March 31 - April 2, 2017 in Dallas, TX, USA 2015
- Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2015 - October 30 - November 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA, USA 2014
- Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2014 - October 31 - November 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA, USA
- New York Comic Con 2014 - October 9-12, 2014 in New York, NY, USA 2012
- New York Comic Con 2012 - October 11-14, 2012 in New York, NY, USA
- Big Wow! ComicFest 2012 - May 19-20, 2012 in San Jose, CA, USA 2010
- New York Comic Con 2010 - October 8-10, 2010 in New York, NY, USA
11 confirmed guest appearances
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