illustrations ©2011 Kyle Baker



At age 17, Kyle Baker started as an intern and inker at Marvel Comics. In 1990 he moved to DC Comics, where he illustrated The Shadow, Justice, Inc., The Spirit, Hawkman, and Plastic Man. Baker has authored sixteen graphic novels, including The Cowboy Wally Show, Why I Hate Saturn, and You Are Here. He currently illustrates Deadpool Max for Marvel. Baker has won both the Harvey Award and the Eisner Award, the comics industry’s highest honors. As an animator, he has worked for Disney, Warner Bothers, HBO, Dreamworks, Cartoon Network and more, on series and features including Looney Tunes, Phineas and Ferb, and Shrek. For more information, and to see more of Kyle’s work, visit

African-American Classics:
Graphic Classics Volume 22

144 pages, color, $15