Writer, Artist & Grand Wizard
No stranger to Malta Comic Con, having been to all six events, Tim Perkins is an award winning comic illustrator and writer and now graphic novelist based in England and has worked for over 30 years on comics as diverse as Dark Dominion, Transformers, Thundercats, Doctor Who, Judge Dredd, Dreamstone, Earthworm Jim, And Hot Wheels for such illustrious giants as Marvel, DC, 2000AD, Defiant, and Tekno, amongst a great many others.
He also works as a concept artist, designer and writer in the worlds of themed rides and attractions and animation, as well as lecturing about comics, storytelling and creativity. He is also founder and lecturer on the Fantasy Art Unlimited art course and is company director of Wizards Keep Publishing, the publishing imprint of Wizards Keep Limited.
His "Science Fusion" graphic novel Worlds End - Volume 1 - The Riders on the Storm is the first major publication from the company.
He is currently producing the artwork for the second volume, Worlds End - Volume 2 - A Hard Reign's Gonna Fall.
Artwork from this second volume will be on show at this year's convention along with the hard backed copies of the first volume, the Worlds End Colouring & Storybook and a NEW Volume 2 Ashcan, containing some surprises for Maltese fans for sale. Tim also promises some Top-Secret NEW SURPRISES for this 2014 convention.
He currently resides in a leafy dell in the north of England with his wife, Margaretand his dogs Bentley and Pixie and their menagerie of other dogs, cats and fish. His daughter, Joanne has flown the Keep (pun intended) and now lives happily with her husband, Toby and their baby daughter, Phoebie and their pets, but a stone's throw away - as has his son, Simon who is now living happily with Amy and their dog, Chief.
You can also follow Tim's little dog, Bentley Bogtrotter here: