Joe Wight’s Profile

Tell us about yourself.

My name's Joe Wight. I'm a freelance writer and artist. I'm originally from California, but also grew up in Washington State. Now I live in Texas with my ex-es.

Who was your favorite comic book character as a kid?

Jeb Stuart, commander of the HAUNTED TANK!

DC, Marvel or Image?

None of the above. Warren Publishing (CREEPY, EERIE) and Heavy Metal Magazine.

Did you have a favorite Sunday Funnies comic strip?

Bloom County, hands down.

What theme song do you know all the words to?

Buck Rogers (unfortunately).

What was the strangest thing you have drawn?

Recently, a honey badger fighting Frank Miller's Wolverine ninjas.

What was your first job? Have you always wanted to be an artist?

My first job? Still looking. And yes, I still want to be an artist someday.

What was your "break through" into the biz?

I self-published my own comic called Twilight X in 1991, and Antarctic Press offered me a six-issue miniseries.

You and one other person on a deserted island, who is it?

Vampirella.

If you weren't an artist, what would you be?

Probably rich. That or a soldier of fortune.

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