Bill Walko is a Connecticut based artist with a concentration in children’s properties, promotional advertising and comic book art.
His unique animated style has been featured in national advertising campaigns, notably AriZona Beverage’s “SHAQ-Fu Punch” and at the Adobe National Trade Show. He’s served as both an artist and designer for Image Comics, TwoMorrows Publishing, IDW, and a number of independent comic publishers. Additionally, he’s brought his skills to various studios on both licensed properties and developing characters.
Comic book fans also know him as the creator, writer, and artist of The Hero Business, a self-published comic that playfully pokes fun at superhero tropes. The strip has received accolades from Bleeding Cool, io9.com, Comic Book Resources and Comic News Insider, among others.
He’s also done a number of public speaking engagements centered around publishing comics in the digital age.
“The Hero Business” (self published) New York Times – tribute comic (interiors) Altered Reality “Little Rhodie” (interiors) Pet Piranha Entertainment “Astral Genesis” (covers & interiors) “Scifies” (interiors) TwoMorrows Publishing (design) IDW – “The Historians” (development) Image Comics – “Noble Causes” (design) Ambience Entertainment Mythic Studios SHOUT! Factory Dreamspinner Press Wannabe Press ComicBookResources.com Channel M AriZona Beverages Six Dimensions, Inc. Unilever Aquaball! Aquaphor