Friday, January 2, 2009

Kevin Maguire - 5 Quick Questions

Kevin Maguire (born 1960) is an American comic book artist and penciller, best known for his work on the Justice League series in the late 1980s for DC Comics.

He frequently collaborates with the writing team of Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis (Justice League) as well as with writer Fabian Nicieza (Captain America , X-Men, Batman Confidential).

In 1988 he received the Russ Manning Best Newcomer Award.

Series he has worked on include Justice League (1987), The Adventures of Captain America Sentinel of Liberty (1991), Team Titans (1992), StrikeBack! (1995), JLA: Created Equal (2000), X-Men Forever (2001), Formerly Known As The Justice League (2004) and JLA Classified (2005).

He agreed to answer 5 Quick Questions

1) What would you say is your greatest achievement in comics?

The ability to still get work after 20 years in the business.

2) Who was your favorite writer or artist that you worked with & why?

Probably Fabian Nicieza, because he's one of my best friends.

3) What character you have never worked .., would you like to do & why?

There aren't any characters I'm craving to do that I haven't done already. There is something I wanted to do more with, and now I'll be able to do so this year, but I can't say what just yet.

4) Who are your influences?

Chuck Jones

5) What hero or villain would you like to change if you could and why?

Ted Kord. He was supposed to be this brilliant inventor, so I thought he should have had some light body armor that was chock full of gadgets...kind of an Iron Man-lite.

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