Saturday, November 29, 2008

Joe Benitez - 5 Quick Questions

Joe Benitez (born May 21, 1971) is an American comic book artist. He is co-creator and penciller of Weapon Zero, published by Top Cow Productions. Other titles he has worked on include The Darkness, The Magdalena, as well as work for DC Comics.

He agreed to answer 5 Quick Questions.

1) What would you say is your greatest achievement in comics?
Creating Wraithborn and seeing it go to print was to me my greatest acheivement so far.

2) Who was your favorite writer or artist that you worked with & why?
I have to say Walt Simonson was my favorite.

3) What character you have never worked .., would you like to do & why?
Spiderman ,who doesn't want a crack at him.

4) Who are your influences?
in no particular order Michael Golden,Todd Mcfarlene, Wilce Portacio,Art Adams,Jim Lee, Marc Silvestri,Walt Simonson,Rob Liefeld,Geof Darrow,Masamune Shirow,J.C. Leyendecker,Alphose Mucha,H.R. Giger,Barry Windsor Smith...

5) What hero or villain would you like to change if you could and why?
I had an idea for a Batman redue, just to do it. Figured it would be fun.

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