Martin Simpson (Simo to his friends), is a freelance illustrator and comics creator based in the UK.
He has illustrated for the likes of: Apple Inc., Scholastic, Bauer Media, Templar Publishing, The House of Books, Frito Lay, and The Chicken House Publishing.
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 one-man Anthology comic ‘Misc’ and has since gone on to create ‘The Needleman’, a short graphic novel for ‘Soaring Penguin Press’ which was named by Pipedream Comics as one of the top ten Indie and Small Press Comics of 2018.
In 2020, Martin joined a team of six UK based comics creators to create and contribute to ‘SKRAWL Comix Magazine’.
Martin has just finished work on his first solo book ‘NORD’ for ‘Soaring Penguin Press’.