A Five-time Eisner nominee and Inkpot winner, Dan Brereton has garnered critical praise and a loyal fan base over the last 25 years for his vibrant painted comics, illustrations and stories. He considers comics a perfect medium, and is fond of talking about his obsession with monsters, history, pulp and crime fiction and a general love of stories. His creator-owned comics work includes NOCTURNALS, GIANTKILLER, THE PSYCHO (with James Hudnall) and THE LAST BATTLE ( with Tito Faraci).
Dan's currently writing and illustrating a four- part arc for DC Comics Digital First's LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT and prepping a new volume of NOCTURNALS in time for its 20th Anniversary. Much of his artwork is available in a series of hardcover book collections: THE GODDESS & THE MONSTER, SIREN, and SORCERESS.
Popular mainstream credits include: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT, BATMAN: THRILLKILLER, JLA: SEVEN CASKETS, RED HULK, SUPERMAN: SILVER BANSHEE, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, THE SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR, CLIVE BARKER's DREAD, RED SONJA, LEGENDS OF THE WORLD's FINEST, THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST, VAMPIRELLA, THOR and PUNISHER: FRANKENCASTLE.
His artwork has graced the comic covers such characters as Captain America, Creepy, Conan, Hellraiser, Godzilla, GI Joe, Animal Man, Sargent Rock, Lobo, Dracula and many more. He painted 15 cards for the now classic Fleer Ultra 94 X-Men trading card set, several Topps Mars Attacks covers and sets, and Blizzards's World of Warcraft trading card game, and Star Wars for Wizards of the Coast. His client list includes The Walt Disney Co., NBC, Hasbro and many more. Dan has also contributed art to horrormeister Rob Zombie's albums HELLBILLY DELUXE and HELLBILLY DELUXE 2. THE LAST BATTLE, set during the heyday of Julius Caesar, was #4 on the Top 100 best-selling Graphic Novels of 2011.
Phantomcanvas.com offers museum-quality prints and vibrant posters of his work. Visit him on Facebook or www.nocturnals.com