Comic Art Profile: Clayton Henry

Clayton Henry has been a professional comic book artist for over 20 years. His clients include Marvel, DC, and Valiant Entertainment.

Fun Fact #1:

In 2019, he illustrated the online article “The Massacre of Black Wall Street “ for The Atlantic magazine, in partnership with HBO. That article was a 2020 Webby award winner.

The Massacre of Black Wall Street

Fun Fact #2:

“Drawing superheroes doing normal human activities (brushing their teeth, eating, driving, etc.) is much more difficult than drawing them in superheroic action poses.”

Batman/Superman Issue 10, page 20

#1 Tip for Comic Artists:

“Spend most of your time drawing from observation.”


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Sierra is the Editor of ArtStation Magazine.