Glenn Fabry — an exceptionally talented British comics artist known for his detailed and realistic work on series like Hellblazer and Preacher — discusses his career and the industry with fellow comics’ enthusiasts at the 2018 Niagara Falls Comic Con.
Glenn Fabry began his career in 1985 drawing “Slaine” for 2000 AD, written by Pat Mills. Fabry also worked with Mills on the newspaper strip “Scatha” in 1987. Painted work followed in “Crisis,” “Revolver” and “Deadline.” In 1991, he took over painting the covers of “Hellblazer,” then written by Garth Ennis, and in 1995 won the “Best Cover Artist” Eisner Award for one. He continued his association with Ennis, painting the covers for his Vertigo series “Preacher,” and drawing Ennis-written stories in “The Authority” and “Thor.” In 2003, he drew a story in Neil Gaiman’s Sandman anthology “Endless Nights,” and in 2005 worked on the comics adaptation of Gaiman’s TV series/novel “Neverwhere” with writer Mike Carey. Recent projects include providing the art for the Vertigo title “Greatest Hits,” written by David Tischman.