Menton J. Matthews lll aka menton3 is a writer, fine artist, and illustrator. His techniques and subjects draw heavily from old masterworks, alchemical writings, symbology, and Jungian psychology. He is Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of 44FLOOD.
His comic book work includes his newest creator-owned series The Memory Collectors. He also is co-creator/artist of Transfusion at IDW and The Nosferatu Wars at Dark Horse, both with writer Steve Niles. He was co-creator/writer and artist for MONOCYTE, series artist for Silent Hill: Past Life, interior artist for Zombies vs. Robots: Aventure and cover/interior artist for H.P. Lovecraft's The Dunwich Horror, all at IDW. He is a sought after cover artist and has done covers for The Thing, Proof, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Classics Mutilated, 30 Days of Night, The X-Files, and more. Illustration work has included art for The Lovecraft LIbrary: Out of Arkham and Mark Twain's Tales of Mystery, both from IDW. He is Co-Creator/Designer, as well as a featured artist in 44FLOOD's TOME 1-Vampirism, EXPLICITUS EST LIBER 1, and the upcoming TOME 2-Melancholia and EXPLICITUS EST LIBER 2.
Menton's fine art paintings have been shown in prominent galleries including La Luz De Jesus, Strychnin Gallery, and Last Rites Gallery. KATABASIS, Menton's first solo art show, will be held at Last Rites Gallery in New York opening April 19, 2014 running through May 24 ,2014.