This is a great video and artist spotlight of one of my favorite comic artists Jim Lee. This artist spotlight highlights Jim’s exceptional ability to draw some of my favorite iconic characters of the DC Comics universe. This is a great way to give back to some younger artists possibly interested in working with art and comics.

Content in this video was acquired from https://www.twitch.tv/jimlee with the permission of Jim Lee. Jim drew this wonderful sketch during his Twitch stream and gave a little insight about why the left side of Two-Face’s face is evil. You’ll never look at a villain the same way again. This sketch was given away to a lucky subscriber of Jim’s Twitch channel so make sure you pay him a visit and subscribe so you don’t miss out on your chance to learn drawing tips and win your very own sketch.

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Biography

Jim Lee (Korean 이용철; born August 11, 1964) is a Korean American comic book artist, writer, editor, and publisher. He entered the industry in 1987 as an artist for Marvel Comics, illustrating titles such as Alpha Flight and The Punisher War Journal, before gaining popularity on The Uncanny X-Men. X-Men No. 1, the 1991 spin-off series premiere that Lee penciled and co-wrote with Chris Claremont, remains the best-selling comic book of all time, according to Guinness World Records.

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In 1992, Lee and several other artists formed their own publishing company, Image Comics, to publish their creator-owned titles, with Lee publishing titles such as WildC.A.T.s and Gen¹³ through his studio Wildstorm Productions. Eschewing the role of publisher in order to return to illustration, Lee sold Wildstorm in 1998 to DC Comics, where he continued to run it as a DC imprint until 2010, as well as illustrating successful titles set in DC’s main fictional universe, such as the year-long “Batman: Hush” and “Superman: For Tomorrow” storylines. On February 18, 2010, Jim Lee was announced as the new Co-Publisher of DC Comics with Dan DiDio, both replacing Paul Levitz.

He has received a Harvey Award, Inkpot Award and three Wizard Fan Awards in recognition for his work.

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