Dave Dorman

For the past 25 years, Eisner and Inkpot Award-winning illustrator and frequent San Diego Comic-Con featured guest Dave Dorman’s unforgettable art has touched every iconic licensed character in pop culture. Voted the #1 Star Wars Artist of All Time by the fans, his dynamic cover art for the Star Wars and Indiana Jones Dark Horse Comics are often credited with the fan interest resurgence in those properties. Dave’s book “Star Wars: The Art of Dave Dorman” was a top-selling art book for Ballantine Books. George Lucas owns more than 90 of Dave’s original oil paintings. Dave’s new book, “Rolling Thunder: The Art of Dave Dorman” includes a generous chapter on his most recent Lucasfilm art. Dave continues to create original Star Wars art for limited edition prints sold during the Star Wars Celebration shows, and Dave is proud to be an honorary member of the 501st Legion, Midwest Garrison. 

His work ranges from concept art (the Predalien creature in the recent AVP2 movie was based on his design) to toy design for HASBRO (G.I. Joe, Alien action figures) to book, magazine and comic book covers and trading cards, plus licensed packaging artwork. Dave was voted the #1 Star Wars Artist of All Time by the fans and his book, Star Wars: The Art of Dave Dorman was one of Ballantine Books’ top sellers. Dorman won his Eisner Award for work on the graphic novel “Aliens: Tribes,” the comic book industry’s Oscar Award equivalent.  Dorman held a license with Lucasfilm for many years, creating limited edition art prints. George Lucas personally owns more than 90 of Dorman’s oil paintings of Star Wars and Indiana Jones. Other licensed properties for which Dorman is renowned include Batman, Spiderman, Superman, Captain America, Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek, World of Warcraft, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Dresden Files, Buckaroo Banzai, The Green Hornet, and Magic: The Gathering.              

For more information on Dorman, please visit http://www.DaveDorman.com

 or visit his proprietary series, http://www.WastedLands.com