John Byrne

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Birthday
6, 1950
Birthplace
West Bromwich, England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
West Bromwich, England

About

Known best for his work for DC Comics and Marvel Comics, this cartoonist contributed to the 1980s Superman comics and to both the Fantastic Four and X-Men series. He also created several original comic book series, including Danger Unlimited and Next Men.

Before Fame

While attending the Alberta College of Art and Design (in Canada), he published his debut comic book, ACA Comix #1.

Trivia

Shortly after its release, the first issue of his Alpha Flight comic book series sold well over 450,000 copies.

Family Life

He was born in West Bromwich, England, to Nelsie and Frank Byrne. When he was eight years old, he relocated to Canada with his family.

Associated With

He collaborated with fellow comic book artist Mike Mignola on the first few editions of Hellboy.