John Charles is a
professional comic book artist, graphic designer, writer and colourist,
and has produced cover art and strips for many publishers. Born John
Charles Mould, he mainly signs his artwork John Charles, and changed his
name to this several years ago. John trained as a graphic designer and
later taught the subject for three years at Leicester College. His first
love was always comic book art though and John went freelance in 2003
and has been working as a comic-book colourist and artist ever since.
Five covers and art on
three 'Future Shock' strips for the U.K.'s '2000AD' comic.
Pencilling for Marvel
U.K. on 'Knights of Pendragon' and 'Wild Thing', (as John Mould).
Cover art for Antarctic
Press in the U.S. on 'Warrior Nun Brigantia' and 'Tomorrow Man.'
Colouring and pencilling
numerous strips for Panini U.K's 'Marvel Heroes' and 'Spectacular
Spider-Man' comics. As a colourist working with a variety of artists
including:Gary Erskine, Kev Hopgood, Jon Haward, John Royle, John
McCrea, Mike Collins and more.
Writing debut on a
three-issue story for Panini's Spider-Man comic.This was co-written
with writing partner, Barry May.
Illustration of six
educational comics for Jera Books, featuring the heroine Amy Blade,
aimed at teaching English phonetically to slow readers.
Covers for Orang Utan
Comics and worked on a few pages of the BBC Books title, 'The Good
Colouring for specialist
John and Barry have also
written two self-published books together: 'Kiri the Fairy Barmaid,'
and 'Tiger J. Jackson and the School for Weird Kids', again under
given name of John Mould.
1999 City & Guilds 7307 Certificate in Teaching Adult
1984-87 Humberside College of Higher Education
BA (Hons) Graphic Design. Degree awarded: 2.1
1983-84 West Surrey College of Art and Design
Foundation in Art and Design: Pass with Credit
1971-78 Guildford Church of England School
O Levels: English, Maths, Art, Sociology and
History. A Level : Art