Rian Hughes

Agent: James Wills

Rian Hughes is a graphic designer, illustrator, comic artist, typographer and novelist who has worked extensively for the British and American advertising, music and comic book industries. He has written and drawn comics for 2000AD, Vertigo CMYK and Batman: Black and White, and designed hundreds of logos for DC Comics, Marvel and other companies, including Batman, the X-Men, Superman, James Bond and The Avengers. His illustrations have appeared in many magazines in the UK, US and Japan. His novels, “XX” and “The Black Locomotive” bring his experience as a designer to narrative, incorporating experimental design and typography. Other publications include “Rayguns and Rocketships” which collects vintage SF book cover art, “Lifestyle Illustration of the ’50s” and “Custom Lettering of the ’20s and ’30s”, while his comic strips have been collected in “Yesterday’s Tomorrows” and “Tales from Beyond Science”, and his burlesque portraits in “Soho Dives, Soho Divas”. “Logo a Gogo” collects all his logo designs for the comic-book world and beyond.