fbpx Meet Keith Williams of DC, Marvel, Action, Valiant Comics March 11-13, 2022

Meet Keith Williams of DC, Marvel, Action, Valiant Comics March 11-13, 2022

Meet Keith Williams of DC, Marvel, Action, Valiant Comics March 11-13, 2022

Keith Williams, comic book inker, enrolled in the School of Visual Arts in New York City from 1976 to 1980. He majored in Media Arts and studied under Will Eisner, the creator of the Spirit comic strip.

Star Wars: Droids #6 (Oct 1995) written by Jan Strnad, penciled by Bill Hughes, inked by Keith Williams, lettered by Steve Dutro and colored by Perry McNamee

With the help of Marvel comic book artist and mentor Don Perlin, Keith started working for Marvel Comics in 1982 as a background inker. He worked for inkers including Joe Sinnott and Mike Esposito. At Marvel, he became the first John Romita Raider, an art correction group. Keith later became an assistant editor under Jim Owlsley (Christopher Priest) on the Spider-Man group of books. The two became the first all black editorial team in Marvel’s history. He later became John Byrne’s background artist on Alpha Flight, The Hulk, Superman and Action Comics.

Keith Williams began inking regularly with the Web of Spider-Man, which lasted for four years. In between that time and after he worked on many other books at Marvel. Some of which were The Silver Surfer, She-Hulk with John Byrne, Warlock, Quasar with Greg Capullo, Star Trek and the X-men. At Dark Horse Comics, The Mask and Walter with artist Doug Manke and Star Wars Droids. At DC Comics, Superman, and the Lobo/ Mask graphic novel with Doug Manke. For Valiant, he worked on Quantum and Woody and the covers of X-O Man. At Moonstone Comics, The Kolchak Night Stalker Chronicles, Buckaroo Banzai and Domino Lady.

For ten years he had worked on The Phantom for King Features Syndicate. And at Avatar Press he inked Lady Death and Crossed covers. A Crossed webisode comic, “Wish You Were Here” and the cover and interiors of the comic book Uber. He has also inked Avatar Press’ recently published graphic novel Max Brook’s Harlem Hellfighters.

Meet Keith Williams, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Action Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Moonstone Comics and more at the NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza, Boxborough, MA March 11-13, 2022

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