Bernard Chang is an Asian-American comic book artist and designer, best known for his work in the comic book and entertainment design industries. Currently, he is the artist on JEAN GREY and DEAD X-MEN (Marvel Comics); as well as the co-creator of MONKEY PRINCE (DC Comics), along with writer Gene Luen Yang, which introduces DC’s newest superhero based on the legendary Monkey King and Journey to the West mythology. Bernard is also a former Walt Disney Imagineer, designing rides and attractions as a blue sky concept designer.
At he age of 20, Bernard broke into the comic book industry, and under the tutelage of the legendary Bob Layton at Valiant Comics, he was voted onto the WIZARD:THE GUIDE TO COMICS Top Ten Artists list, as well as being nominated for the Russ Manning Award for best newcomer in his rookie year, for his work on THE SECOND LIFE OF DOCTOR MIRAGE. Over his career, he has been the main artist on WONDER WOMAN, SUPERGIRL, SUPERMAN, GREEN LANTERN CORPS, BATMAN BEYOND, TEEN TITANS, DEADPOOL and X-MEN CHILDREN OF THE ATOM.
Bernard received his bachelors degree in architecture from Pratt Institute, in Brooklyn, NY, where he attended on a full scholarship, and was the captain of the men’s basketball team. Former Assistant Coach of the Miami Heat, Tony Fiorentino, projected Bernard as a late third round pick in the 1995 NBA draft, before his career in art took off.
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