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Mike Zeck

Biography

Mike Zeck

Zeck began his comics career in 1974, doing illustration assignments for the text stories in Charlton Comics' animated line of comics, which led to work on their horror titles. During this period he lived briefly in the DerbyConnecticut, area where Charlton was headquartered.

In 1977, Zeck started working for Marvel Comics on Master of Kung Fu with writer Doug Moench. In 2010, Comics Bulletinranked Moench and Zeck's work on Master of Kung-Fu sixth on its list of the "Top 10 1970s Marvels".[2] Zeck later worked onCaptain America and drew covers for G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.

Zeck illustrated the Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars limited series in 1984.[3] For this series, he designed a new black-and-white costume temporarily worn by Spider-Man.[4][5] The plot that developed as a result of Spider-Man's acquisition of the costume led to the creation of the Spider-Man villain known as Venom[6]

Mike Zeck

Books by Mike Zeck

Written by Jim Shooter and Drawn by Mike Zeck - Comic Books, Graphic Novel

Drawn from Earth across the stars, the Marvel Universe's greatest villains and heroes are set against one another by the mysterious and unbelievably powerful Beyonder, with the winner promised the ultimate prize. But as battle lines are drawn, new alliances forged and old enemies clash, one among them is not willing to settle for anything less than godhood.