Martin 'SIMO' Simpson is a freelance illustrator based in the UK.
Martin studied illustration to degree level at the North Wales School of Art and Design before falling into the world of graphic design and advertising agencies.
He eventually escaped this in favour of a career as a freelance illustrator. He has subsequently worked on many projects including the children’s book series ‘Wolven' by Di Toft (The Chicken House Publishing) and editorial illustration for FHM Magazine and Canoe and Kayak Magazine amongst others.
Other clients he has worked for include:
Scholastic Books, Templar Publishing, Penguin Books, The House of Books, Computer Arts and Frito Lay.
His comics have appeared in:
'The Thought Bubble Anthology Collection' (Image Comics), 'The British Showcase Anthology' (Markosia Comics) and 'Meanwhile...' (Soaring Penguin Press).
In 2015, Martin successfully Kickstarted his own book 'Misc Anthology' to critical acclaim.
Recently, he completed a comics project called ‘The Needleman’ for Soaring Penguin Press.