Saturday, February 18, 2012

Artist Spotlight: Bruce Timm

Today our spotlight is on Bruce Timm, the writer and artist behind the animated DC universe. Timm got his start in animation working on series like Blackstar, Flash Gordon, and He-Man and the Masters of the Universe before moving on to work for the likes of  Ralph Bakshi and Don Bluth Productions then he made the jump to Warner Bros. At Warner Bros he worked on Tiny Toon Adventures then, along with Eric Radomski, co-created the phenominal Batman: the Animated Series. His style was carried on to Superman: the Animated Series, Batman Beyond, and Justice League. Along with writer Paul Dini he created the character Harley Quinn. In comics, he and Dini won the Eisner Award for Batman Adventures: Mad Love and again the next year for  Batman Adventures Holiday Special. He is also a popular cover and pin-up artist and has done short stories featuring Black Canary and Conan the Barbarian.

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