Dean Motter

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Dean Motter, artist/writer and designer is best known for the comics sensation, Mister X, now over 30 years on the stands, courtesy of Dark Horse, He has written The Spirit, Superman Adventures,  and the award-winning 'film-noir’ graphic novel, Batman: Nine Lives for DC Comics as well as Dominic Fortune and Wolverine for Marvel Comics. His acclaimed Vertigo mini-series, Terminal City was nominated for Eisner and Kurtzman Awards. He is particularly known for his graphic novel The Prisoner: Shattered Visage, based on the Patrick McGoohan's 1968 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, Roger Zelazny, and Raymond Chandler. Dean has also provided editorial contribution and publication design on several books for Vanguard Publications including The Definitive Frazetta Reference and books on Michael Kaluta, Alex Schomberg, Rich Buckler, Frank Brunner, and Wally Wood. Motter recently completed illustrating The Book Hitler Didn't Want You To Read and Karski's Mission To Stop the Holocaust for the Museum of the Holocaust. Dean has also designed a number of award-winning album covers and book jackets.