10 Things You Didn’t Know about Jim Lee

TVOvermind | 2/8/2016 | Tom
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A comic book artist is someone that thrives and falls on the strength of their skill and the ability they have to tell a compelling story through the pictures they come up with. In Jim Lee’s case he’s seen and done a lot in his life at this point for a couple of different camps that have done a great deal of good for his reputation and have given him a purpose that he turned into a career that’s become something that’s both impressive and lucrative. Being a comic book artist is a hard profession to get into since it’s not exactly a cutthroat business but is at the very least a highly competitive field since many upon many people can draw. But it’s the people that convey meaning with their art beyond what the dialogue and story can tell that really go anywhere, and Jim Lee has managed to get the job done for years now.

Here are a few things about Jim you might not have known.

Jim - DC - Marvel

10. Jim has worked with both DC and Marvel.

He’s actually worked for both camps and started out at Marvel drawing for the Punisher, Spider-Man, and the X-Men. These are some seriously heavy hitters in the Marvel universe so being able to claim these kind of credits was no doubt a good reason why DC would have looked at him as a prospect at some point.

Citizen - Age

9. He became a naturalized citizen at age 12.

Jim had to learn English when he was young so he was kind of an outsider for a while, as he felt, and it took some time for him to really gain the kind of confidence in himself that allowed him to really blossom as a person. But obviously he acclimated quite well and has become a rather big success.

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