|EISNER AWARD WINNER |
(Artist - Detective Comics; Hawkman; Whiteout)
|Steve Lieber is a comic-book illustrator. His best known work includes runs on Detective Comics and Hawkman, the graphic novel Whiteout and its Eisner Award-winning sequel, Whiteout: Melt. He is also the co-author (with Nat Gertler) of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel.|
Lieber was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a 1990 graduate of the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art and cites Kubert as a significant influence. He also cites comic artists David Mazzucchelli, Alberto and Enrique Breccia, Milton Caniff, Alex Toth, Howard Chaykin, Alex Raymond, and Jaime Hernandez as major influences. Outside of comics, he cites other painters and illustrators: Hieronymus Bosch, Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, Joseph Clement Coll, Norman Rockwell, Edgar Degas, Edward Hopper, The Ashcan School painters, Andrew Loomis, Robert Fawcett, and Charles Dana Gibson.
Lieber and his wife, novelist Sara Ryan, live in Portland, Oregon, where he is a member of Periscope Studio.