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William Simpson
Date of birth
10 November 1960
Date of death
Portchester, England
Current home
Role(s) on Hellblazer
Hellblazer issues
#41-47, 50, 52-55, 59-61
Hellblazer specials and books
Total number of issues/books

William "Will" Simpson is a Northern Irish comic artist who started off in British comics, like Warrior and 2000 AD, and has since illustrated comic books for such industry heavyweights as DC Comics and Marvel Comics.

He has worked on such comics as Batman, Judge Dredd and John Constantine of Hellblazer.

Since 2000, Simpson has done a lot of work with films, including storyboarding. for City of Ember and Closing the Ring, and illustrating animated films. He is also partner in the Belfast based animation company Rogue Rocket.


Comics work includes:

  • Big Ben (with Dez Skinn, in Warrior, 1984)
  • Universal Soldier (with Alan McKenzie):
    • "Universal Soldier" (in 2000 AD #537-543, 1987)
  • Tyranny Rex: "Soft Bodies" (with John Smith, in 2000 AD #595-604, 1988)
  • Venus Bluegenes: "The Pleasures of the Flesh" (with Grant Morrison, in 2000AD Sci-Fi Special 1988)
  • Rogue Trooper (Friday) (with Dave Gibbons):
    • "The War Machine Part 1" (in 2000 AD #650-653, 1989)
    • "The War Machine Part 2" (in 2000 AD #667-671, 1990)
    • "The War Machine Part 3" (in 2000 AD #683-687, 1990)
  • Judge Dredd:
    • "Democracy (Judge Dredd storyline)#"A Letter to Judge Dredd" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD #661, 1990)
    • "Democracy (Judge Dredd storyline)#"Tale of the Dead Man" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD #662-665, 1990)
    • "Chief Judge’s Man" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD #1244-1247, 2001)
  • Legends of the Dark Knight|Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #91-93 (with Garth Ennis, DC Comics, 1997)


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