Mike Collins

Currently storyboard artist for the Doctor Who TV show, Mike is best known as the penciller on the Panini Doctor Who Magazine comic strip since the TV show’s triumphant return, where he had the longest uninterrupted run as artist on the strip. He pencilled the debut stories of each of the first three new Doctors, Eccleston, Tennant and Smith. He still draws and occasionally writes the flagship strip, alternating with Martin Geraghty. He illustrated two successful BBC original Doctor Who graphic novels, and has drawn for the US IDW Doctor Who comic book series.

Mike is also the artist on the successful Doctor Who Universe retro-style merchandise, seen on posters, apparel and even duvet sets.

His "Day Job" is creating storyboards for TV and films, as well as Doctor Who: SHERLOCK, Good Omens, Knightfall, Warhammer 40K, Wuzzy Wat, Igam Ogam, Claude, Hana’s Helpline and Horrid Henry.

He's also the creator of the the first ever Welsh language graphic novel Mabinogi, a companion piece for the Cartwyn Cymru animated film of the Celtic myths.

The adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (script Sean Michael Wilson) for Classical Comics was cited as one of the top ten graphic novels of 2010 by The Sunday Times.

As an artist and writer in comics for over 30 years, starting on Spider-Man and Transformers for Marvel UK, he has worked for Marvel, DC, 2000AD and a whole host of other publishers. In that time he’s written or drawn pretty much all the major characters for each company- Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, Flash, Teen Titans, X-Men (where he introduced Gambit to the Marvel Universe), Captain Britain, Judge Dredd, Slaine, Rogue Trooper, Darkstars, Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt and  more. For the last 15 years he has drawn a series of noir crime fiction graphic novels –Varg Veum- in Norse. He is World Famous in Norway. He is currently illustrating a graphic novel based on the first Moon landing, Apollo, which will be out in time for the 50th anniversary of that monumental event.