Jim Steranko

STERANKO is one of the most controversial figures in contemporary culture, with multiple careers as an author, designer, musician, photographer, carnival fire-eater, publisher, male model, art director, escape artist, and illustrator. He created the first Modern Graphic Novel; collaborated with Francis Ford Coppola, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas on some of their biggest hits; and, with Stan Lee, is critically acclaimed as one of the prime Architects of the Marvel Age of Comics.