Jim Starlin is a comics artist and writer best known for his work in Marvel’s “cosmic” universe and as the creator of Thanos, Drax the Destroyer, Gamora, Shang-Chi, Master of Kung-Fu, and Dreadstar, in addition to revamping the well-known characters Captain Marvel and Adam Warlock. He is also well known for his work on Infinity War, Infinity Gauntlet, Warlock, and Batman: A Death in the Family.
Jim Starlin will be at Raleigh Supercon Friday July 27, 2018, Saturday July 28, 2018, and Sunday July 29, 2018.
Jim Starlin is known for creating such characters as Thanos, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, and Shang-Chi, Master Of Kung Fu. Jim Starlin’s work includes Captain Marvel #25-34, Warlock #9-15, Marvel Graphic Novel #1 The Death of Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange #23-26, Marvel Two-In-One Annual #2, Avengers Annual #7, Dreadstar #1-26, Strange Tales #178-181, Epic Illustrated #1-9 (Metamorphosis Odyssey) and many others. Starlin handled writing and art duties for his Thanos character in Thanos #1-6, Thanos vs Hulk #1-4, and Marvel Universe: The End #1-6. As a writer of Thanos, his work includes Thanos Annual #1, The Thanos Quest, Infinity Gauntlet #1-6, Infinity War #1-6, and Infinity Crusade #1-6. Jim Starlin’s DC Comics work includes DC Comics Batman #414-430, the famous Batman: A Death in the Family storyline, Batman: The Cult #1-4, The Weird #1-4, Cosmic Odyssey #1-4.
Many of Jim Starlin’s characters are seen in feature films such as Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Infinity War. In 2017, he was inducted into the Eisner Hall of Fame.