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Kevin O'Neill was born in South London in 1953. He worked as an office boy at Buster in the early 1970s. Other people who worked in editorial at IPC Magazines at the time included Dez Skinn (who also edited a fanzine called Fantasy Advertiser International), Nick Landau and Dave Gibbons. By 1972, O'Neill had drawn for one fanzine called Unicorn and by 1973, O'Neill had drawn a comic shop advert which appeared in Fantasy Advertiser International. Around the same time his artwork also appeared in Cor!! comic.

He followed Dez Skinn to a series of monthly poster magazines called Legend Horror Classics, providing covers and sometimes interior strips[1].

O'Neill worked as an assistant to Jan Shepheard, the original art editor of 2000AD. He enjoyed working on the title, even when Jan offered him the position of art editor of Starlord[2].


2000AD work[]

  • 2000AD (art editor Progs 58-85)

All as artist unless otherwise specified

Megazine work[]

  • Comic Auteurs
    • Kevin O'Neill - His Dark Materials
  • Non Fiction
    • New Comics: End of the Century
  • Shok! - also co-wrote

Associated work[]

  • Captain Klep - Tornado
  • Marshal Law - Toxic! also creator
  • Nemesis the Warlock - Dice Man / Poster Prog

Other work[]

  • Mek Memoirs, a 12-page fanzine produced by O'Neill in 1976[3].
  • Batman
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen