Sean Wang Information

Sean Wang

Web Comic Creator
Runners Universe

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Sean Wang, an MIT architecture graduate, got his start in the comics industry writing and drawing seasonal specials for The Tick, a comic based on the original series by Ben Edlund and published by New England Comics. His earliest work was featured in the Yule Log Special #1 (1997), Big Romantic Adventure, Summer Fun Special and the Back-to-School Special.

He then wrote and illustrated the 6-issue Tick and Arthur series, in which the duo joined a superteam of equally-dysfunctional heroes. This highly regarded series introduced several new characters to the Tick universe, including Crazy Blue Rocket, Bumbling Bee, Caped Cod, The Greased Pig, and Flea and Doyle.

In 2000, he began self-publishing his highly-acclaimed sci-fi adventure series Runners, which follows the exploits of a crew of alien smugglers. The first graphic novel collection Runners: Bad Goods made several reviewers' Best of 2005 lists.

Sean took a short break from Runners in 2006 to do the artwork for the Image Comics project Meltdown, which chronicles the final days of a volatile superhero. The series garnered major critical acclaim for Sean's use of a variety of art styles to tell different aspects of the story.

Following Meltdown, Sean returned to the Tick universe to help celebrate the character's 20th anniversary by contributing to the all-star Tick 20th Anniversary Special, as well and writing and drawing the one-shot Tick Comic-Con Extravaganza.

Sean is now officially back to work on Runners, having outlined the next several story arcs and the overall timeline of the epic story. The new full-color series Runners: The Big Snow Job will be released throughout 2009.

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