David Lloyd (comics)


David Lloyd (comics)
David Lloyd

Lloyd at the Big Apple Con, November 14, 2008.
Born 1950
Nationality British
Area(s) Writer, Penciller, Inker, Colourist
Notable works Night Raven
V for Vendetta
Official website

David Lloyd (born 1950) is a British comics artist best known as the illustrator of the story V for Vendetta, written by Alan Moore.

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Career

Lloyd started working in comics in the late 1970s, drawing for Halls of Horror, TV Comic and a number of Marvel UK titles. With writer Steve Parkhouse, he created the pulp adventure character Night Raven.

Dez Skinn set up Warrior magazine in 1982, he asked Lloyd to create a new pulp character. Lloyd and writer Alan Moore (who had previously collaborated on several Doctor Who stories at Marvel UK) created V for Vendetta, a dystopian adventure featuring a flamboyant anarchist terrorist fighting against a future fascist government. Lloyd, who illustrated in cinematic chiaroscuro, devised V's Guy Fawkes-inspired appearance and suggested that Moore avoid captions, sound effects and thought balloons. After Warrior folded in 1984, the series was reprinted and continued in colour by DC Comics and collected as a graphic novel in 1995. It was adapted into a film released in 2006.

Lloyd has also worked on Espers, with writer James D. Hudnall, for Eclipse Comics; Hellblazer, with writers Grant Morrison and Jamie Delano,[1] and War Story, with Garth Ennis, for DC; and Global Frequency, with Warren Ellis, for Wildstorm. With Delano he also drew The Territory for Dark Horse, where he has also worked on some of their licensed properties like Aliens and James Bond. He has also created a graphic novel, Kickback, for French publisher Editions Carabas, which is available in the US and UK via Dark Horse (ISBN 1-59307-659-2).

Bibliography

  • Doctor Who (with Alan Moore, Marvel UK):
    • "Black Legacy" (in Doctor Who Magazine #35-38, 1980, reprinted in Doctor Who #14, Marvel Comics)
    • "Business as Usual" (in Doctor Who Magazine #40-43, 1980 reprinted in Doctor Who #15, Marvel Comics)
    • "The 4-D War" (in Doctor Who Magazine #51, reprinted in The Daredevils #6, 1980)
    • "Black Sun Rising" (in Doctor Who Magazine #57, also The Daredevils #7, 1980)

Notes

  1. ^ Irvine, Alex (2008), "John Constantine Hellblazer", in Dougall, Alastair, The Vertigo Encyclopedia, New York: Dorling Kindersley, pp. 102–111, ISBN 0-7566-4122-5, OCLC 213309015 
  2. ^ "Nightingale" at the Comic Book DB
  3. ^ War Stories: Vol. 1 profile
  4. ^ "J for Jenny" at the Comic Book DB
  5. ^ War Stories: Vol. 2 profile

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