Shawn Martinbrough’s client list includes Coca Cola/POWERade, Playboy, Vibe, Bad Boy Entertainment, Penguin Books and McGraw-Hill. The bulk of Shawn’s work has been done for Marvel Comics, Vertigo and DC Comics which includes his critically acclaimed two year collaboration with bestselling author Greg Rucka on the flagship Batman title, Detective Comics.
His art instruction book How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling is published by Random House.
Shawn’s recent graphic novel project for Marvel Comics was the mini series Luke Cage Noir. Set in 1930’s Harlem, the crime thriller featured the classic African American superhero Luke Cage. The hardcover collection will be released in February 2010.
His current project for Marvel Comics is Bullseye: The Perfect Game. Set against the backdrop of Major League Baseball. Shawn’s work has been covered by USA Today, Architecture Magazine, The Washington Post, The Washingtonian, National Public Radio, SIRIUS/XM Radio, AOL, Black Entertainment Television, Vibe, The Source, AintItCoolNews.com and others.
Shawn’s artwork can be viewed at www.shawnmartinbrough.com.