Mark Bloodworth is a comic book artist specialized in the crime and horror genres. His career began in the latter half of the 1980s working for Arrow Comics on the urban crime comic book NIGHTSTREETS and DEADWORLD. In 1991, he was contracted by Marvel Comics to contribute to CLIVE BARKER’S HELLRAISER. Throughout the rest of the decade he illustrated many titles, including CHEERLEADERS FROM HELL, THE ILLUSTRATED JACK THE RIPPER, RAVEN CHRONICLES, THE RIPPER LEGACY (from Caliber Comics) and the critically acclaimed ABEL, written by William Harms (from AiT/Planet Lar and IDW). In 2008 he released his MIDNIGHT MORTUARY, an homage to the black & white comic monster magazines of the 1970s. In 2011 he illustrated the graphic novel DEADWORLD: THE LAST SIESTA for IDW which has garnered many horror awards. Since 2010 he has contributed variant covers for ZOMBIES VS CHEERLEADERS and has created sketch cards for various sets released by 5finity Productions, Breygent Marketing, CHADPops, Cryptozoic, Ken Galan’s Sketch Cards, Versicolor, and many others. Recently, Mark contributed artwork for THE DEAD omnibus and stories for GORE SHRIEK: RESURRECTUS and the upcoming BLOOD CLOT, both from Rough House Publishing.