We are delighted to announce that the latest guest artist to confirm for ICE Birmingham this September is none other than professional Video Game Designer and Comic Book artist Jon Davis-Hunt.
While working in the video-game industry Jon most notably helped to create the award winning GRID, DIRT and FORZA HORIZON series.
He started drawing comics in 2008, working predominantly for 2000AD on JUDGE DREDD, AGE OF THE WOLF and DANDRIDGE.
In 2015 he began to work for DC on the Vertigo series CLEAN ROOM.
Jon is currently the artist on DC’s THE WILD STORM.
When he’s not designing video-games or drawing comics, he likes to read comics and play video-games.
This will be Jon’s first ICE show as a guest and he’s really looking forward to meeting the fans.
After he had such a great time at ICE Margate in April, veteran artist and inker Rodney Ramos will be returning to our shores to meet fans in Birmingham in September and we could not be more delighted to welcome him back.
Rodney Ramos has been a professional comic book illustrator for over 25 years . He began his career at Marvel comics as a Romita’s Raider doing art corrections under the direction of the legend John Romita. He started penciling for Marvel on such titles as Marvel Presents ,Psi-Force, What-If , Thundercats and Conan.
He then went on to inking a variety of books like Punisher War Journal , Amazing Spider-man , and Ironman. Over the years he has worked for many clients including Marvel , Marvel U.K , DC Comics ,Valiant ,Malibu , Acclaim, Disney Publishing ,and Neal Adam’s Continuity Comics . He has worked at Legendary Pictures Comics on Tower Chronicles with Matt Wagner and Simon Bisley.
His inks have graced over 500 issues on titles such as The Amazing Spider-man , X-men, Ironman, Green Lantern, Batman, Wonder Woman, JSA, JLA , Countdown, 52 and the critically acclaimed Transmetropolitan with Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson. Recently he has worked on Independence Day Resurgence and the Normandy Gold series along with some Dr.Who covers for Titan Comics.
Rodney will be taking advanced commissions and the details will be added to our prices page.
Undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous and long running comic titles is the legendary kids comic The Beano.
And this year we celebrate it’s 80th year of publication with a special panel featuring some of the most famous artists to work on the comic.
With this in mind we are very excited to announce our latest confirmed guest as the official Dennis The Menace artist Nigel Parkinson.
As well as being the official cartoonist of The Beano’s Dennis the Menace, Bash Street Kids, Bananaman and Roger the Dodger he also writes and draws Minnie the Minx and draws or has drawn most other Beano and Dandy characters at some time or other.
He was responsible for writing and drawing the acclaimed “Harry Hill’s Adventures in TV Land” for The Dandy. He’s also drawn Thunderbirds, Grange Hill, Baywatch, Stingray, Count Arthur Strong, and many other titles over a 38 year professional career.
We are absolutely delighted that Nigel will be joining us for this very special anniversary celebration.