Steve Bissette, award-winning comic artist, publisher, editor and educator, is coming to NHIA in partnership with The Center for Cartoon Studies.
Bissette has been a professional cartoonist for over 40 years. He is best known for his award-winning collaboration with writer Alan Moore and inker John Totleben on DC Comics’ Saga of the Swamp Thing from 1983-87. Bissette’s artwork has also graced the pages of “Heavy Metal”, “Epic Illustrated”, “Bizarre Adventures”, “Weird Worlds” and many others.
Bissette co-founded, edited and co-published the adult horror comics anthology “Taboo” (1988- 95). He has also illustrated special edition novels, novellas and short stories by Douglas E. Winter, Joe Lansdale, Joe Citro, Rick Hautala and others.
As a writer, Bissette’s articles on horror films have appeared in “Deep Red”, “The Video Watchdog”, “Ecco”, “Euro-Trash Cinema”, “Fangoria”, “Gore Zone” and the book Cut! Horror Writers on Horror Films. He has also lectured extensively on the history of horror comics and co-authored the book Comic Book Rebels (Donald I. Fine, 1988).