Best Known for: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel Comics’ Strange Tales
Jim Steranko is an American graphic artist, comic book writer and artist. He has been credited as a comic historian, publisher, film production illustrator and in his free time, a magician. Jim’s most famous comic book was with the 1960s feature “Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.” from Marvel Comics’ Strange Tales. He has been acclaimed for his infusion of surrealism, pop art and graphic design into the medium.
In 2006 he was inducted into the comic book industry’s Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame. Additionally, Jim received awards and recognitions for Best Pencil Artist and Best Feature Story for Today Earth Died and Best Cover for Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. In 2015 he won the Harvey Award for Best Domestic Reprint Project for Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.