EXTREME SCENE PROFILE: STEPHEN PLATT
Originally published 08/95 in Prophet #1, Vol. II
Stephen at work
AGE: 25 (4-1-70)
CREDITS: Prophet Vol. 1, #4 (alt cover), 5-8 & 10, Prophet Vol. 2, #1, Extreme Sacrifice #1, Moon Knight #55-57, 60, and various covers.
HOMETOWN: Toronto, Canada
FAVORITES: Aliens, Kenneth Branagh, Star Wars, Ridley Scott, Spielberg, Akira Kurasawa, Ottomo, Shiro, Generation X, Ranxerox, Watchmen, Dark Knight, and all anime and manga.
HOW HE GOT INTO COMICS - "On a college school trip to New York City, I chanced upon a Marvel employee in a bank. A week later I was given a four part Moon Knight story, which went unfinished when I was assigned to the Moon Knight regular series. I was soon hired by Rob [Liefeld] to take over the penciling chores on Prophet."
INFLUENCES - "Gitano Libetore, Mobius, Enki Belial, Frank Miller, Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Geof Darrow, Whilce Portacio, Rob Liefeld, Simon Bisley, and Dale Keown, and John Woo, James Cameron."
WORKING ON PROPHET - "I'm excited to work with Chuck Dixon, he's one of my favorite writers. This book allows me to draw everything I enjoy to draw, plus pushes the limits of my abilities. I couldn't ask for a better book to work on!"
FUTURE PLANS - "Keep drawing comics, create new characters, world domination."
SPARE TIME - "Watch movies, read books, and go dancing."
WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE ABOUT YOURSELF - "Billy Crystal."
WHAT'S THE HARDEST PART OF CREATING COMICS? - Trying to create a book that is exciting in both the story and the art.
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