Best Known for: I Hate Fairy Land, Rocket Racoon, Oz, Marvel Cover Artist
Skottie Young joins the roster of Planet Comicon Kansas City 2019. He will be at the show all Friday and Saturday Only.
Skottie Young is an award-winning writer, illustrator and cartoonist whose work has topped the New York Times Best Sellers list and drawn acclaim worldwide with unique art style and stories. For nearly fifteen years he has illustrated and written the fan favorite characters including Spider-Man, Avengers, Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy, Magneto, the X-Men and much more for Marvel Entertainment.
Skottie illustrated six graphic novels adapting the OZ books by L. Frank Baum, winning him multiple prestigious Eisner Awards, including one for Best Artist of the Year. Many of his OZ books spent months on the New York Times Best Seller List, as did the children’s novel he illustrated, FORTUNATELY, THE MILK, written by Neil Gaiman.
Most recently, Skottie wrote and illustrated the series ROCKET RACOON for Marvel Entertainment. His covers for Marvel have become some of the most sought after comics in the industry. Having done over one hundred covers in two years, he has put his stamp on nearly ever character Marvel has in their catalog.
He is currently writing and illustrating his own series I HATE FAIRYLAND for Image Comics.
He lives in Kansas with his wife, two sons, and two dogs.