Dean Motter
(Artist/Writer - Mister X; Electropolis; The Heart of the Beast; The Shadow; The Spirit; Batman: Black and White; Wolverine; Batman: Nine Lives; Terminal City; The Prisoner: Shattered Visage)
Dean MotterDEAN MOTTER, artist/writer and designer, commemorates the 30th anniversary of Mister X this year with the mini-series, Razed Expectations, an Xmas Special, and a poster book along with new T-shirts ( This year Dynamite will publish the remastered edition of his The Heart of the Beast graphic novel with Sean Phillips. In recent years he has created work for The Shadow, The Spirit, Batman: Black and White, Wolverine and the award-winning ‘film-noir’ graphic novel, Batman: Nine Lives. His acclaimed Terminal City mini-series was nominated for both Eisner and Kurtzman Awards and he is known for his graphic novel The Prisoner: Shattered Visage, based on the 60’s British TV series. In the 90’s Dean served on staff at both DC Comics and Byron Preiss Visual Publications as art director, supervising licensed characters and designing graphic novel projects such as The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy as well as the comic book adaptations of the works of Ray Bradbury and Raymond Chandler. Dean has also provided editorial contribution and publication design on several books for Vanguard including The Definitive Frazetta Reference and books on Michael Kaluta, Alex Schomberg, Rich Buckler, Frank Brunner and Wally Wood. Dean recently completed The Book Hitler Didn’t Want You To Read for the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

Motter has also designed a number of award-winning album covers, graphic novels and book jackets. Further information can be gleaned from or MisterXcomics.
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