Mike Lilly is a professional comic book artist who studied with Carmine Infantino at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, Rich Buckler at Visage Studios and interned at Valiant Comics in the early 90’s. He’s gone on to work on such titles as Broken Gargoyles, The Coming of the Liberty Brigade, The Tick, Van Helsing, Grimm Fairy Tales, Nightwing, Vampirella, Black Terror, Annihilation Conquest Quasar, Detective Comics, Marvel Knights, Catwoman, Punisher, and Dungeons & Dragons (to name a few).
Mike contributed an exclusive cover to DC Comic’s landmark Detective Comics #1000. His work on Vampirella Revelations from Harris Comics won him an Art Show Award of Excellence from I-CON 25.
He’s also done sketch card work on such licenses for Dynamite’s KISS, Bettie-Page, Dejah Thoris, Woman of Cosplay, and Vampirella’s 50th Anniversary sets as well as Star Wars Heritage and Revenge of the Sith, Lord of the Rings Masterpieces, Universal Monsters Frankenstein, Marvel Comics the Avengers, DC Comics Legacy and Breygent’s Vampirella. Besides publishers like: Marvel, DC Comics, Dynamite, Zenescope, Source Point Press, Kingstone, and New England Comics, his client list includes NIKE, MakerBot, Scholastic, Kreiss Furnishings, sci-fi novelist Adam Train and work with Stan Lee for the NHL.
Currently Mike’s doing covers, interiors and concept art for Power Comics on The Masters, covers and interiors on the Liberty Brigade for Thrilling Nostalgia Comics, comic book and concept art for feature film director Paul McDonnell (The Film Artists) as well as other movie projects, layouts and pencils for Source Point Press, and work on his own property: Man-Mountain (with his son Robert).
Concurrently he works on many private commissions and travels to conventions around the US and abroad (on hold traveling abroad). Mike resides in NYC with his wife and son.