Kevin O’ Neil was the English comic book illustrator who is well known as the co-creator of comic books such as Nemesis the Warlock, Marshal Law (with writer Pat Mills), and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (with the legendary Alan Moore).
Kevin O’ Neil Legacy
He began his professional life working at the British kid’s humor comics at the young age of 16, Kevin was one of the key figures who is involved in the early years of 2000AD, while working in both art and editorial roles.
His work at the ABC Warriors and Nemesis the Warlock catapulted him to the upper echelons of 2000AD artists, with an idiosyncratic, unforgettable style aid to introducing young British minds in the best possible way.
After a brief work with US superhero comics as a part of the British invasion that saw him infamously blacklisted simply for his artistic way, Kevin has co-created Marshal Law with Pat Mills. This much-loved skewering for the superhero tropes which has appeared in a series of minis across the 90s, before Kevin collaborated with the great Alan Moore on what would become the best literary work of his professional career: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
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The legend Kevin was a friendly face who happened to be one of the greatest comic artists all across the UK has ever made whose influential figure is big and yet whose work is so unique and fine in his own way that it is impossible to copy.