ARTHUR SUYDAM – THE ZOMBIE KING
Deadpool, Black Panther, The Walking Dead, Batman, Wolverine, Fantastic Four, X-Men, Ghost Rider, Vampirella, Marvel Zombies, Army of Darkness
Best Selling cover artist for “Black Panther”
The #1 selling Deadpool cover artist.
Has four of the top-selling properties of the past few years: “Marvel Zombies”, “Marvel Zombies vs. Army of Darkness”, “Batman vs. Predator,” and “Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth.”
Three TV shows tie into his work: “Walking Dead,” “Ash” and the upcoming George Romero project “Empire of the Dead.”
The Zombie King,” as he is known, rose to stardom for his work on the smash hit series “Marvel Zombies,” the lines at his booth at any given show are a testament to the enduring “zombie craze,” with Suydam as a forerunner.
He is also renowned as the Deadpool cover artist on “Merc with a Mouth.” As well as “The Walking Dead.” And he is credited as being one of the first artists to bring fine art painting techniques to the world of comics in such books as “Cholly and Flytrap” and “Mudwogs.”
Recent awards for Arthur include “The Spike TV Scream Award (Best Artist),” “Spectrum Gold Award for Institutional Art,” “The San Sebastian Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award,” as well as the “University of Maryland Eastern Shore Lifetime Achievement Award,” among others.
His work can also be seen on works for “The Walking Dead,” “Deadpool, “Batman,” “Wolverine,” “Fantastic Four,” “X-Men,” “Ghost Rider,” “Army of Darkness” “Vampirella,” and too many to name here. His “Cholly and Flytrap” series has recently been compiled into a collected volume, marking that great achievement and its place in comic history.