Liam Sharp is an award-winning artist and writer mostly working in the comics medium. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Derby University in 2022.
Recent work includes The Green Lantern, written by Grant Morrison, X-O Manowar Unconquered, written by Becky Cloonan and Michael Conrad, and his own Image comics series, StarHenge, for which he provided words, pictures and even the lettering.
Liam made his debut in the late 1980s drawing Judge Dredd for 2000ad. He later moved to Marvel UK, where he drew the best-selling Marvel UK title ever, Death's Head II. Thereafter he began working mainly in the United States on books as diverse as the X-Men, the Hulk, Spider-Man, Venom, Man-Thing (for Marvel Comics), Superman, Batman, and The Possessed (for DC Comics and Wildstorm), Spawn: The Dark Ages (for Todd McFarlane and Image) and Red Sonja for Dynamite comics.
Liam has also worked on more mature themed books for Verotik, drawing Frank Frazetta's The Death Dealer, and a strip originated by Stan Winston called Realm of the Claw.
In 2004 Liam established MamTor™ Publishing with wife Christina. This saw the launch of the critically acclaimed and award-winning anthology Event Horizon, and the prestigious collaboration with Mother (London) Advertising, Four Feet From a Rat, which appeared as a quarterly comic in Time Out magazine. This led to work on three major advertising campaigns for the Coca-Cola Company, art and design work for Strange Beast, Passion Pictures, Knuckleheads, Shots magazine and Red Arrow Entertainment amongst others.
Liam also worked on designs for the movies Lost in Space, Small Soldiers and the animated series Batman Beyond.
More recent work includes co-creating the controversial DC/Vertigo title Testament with best-selling novelist and media commentator Douglas Rushkoff, the comic adaptation of the seminal XBox game Gears of War for Wildstorm, and the graphic novella Aliens: Fast Track to Heaven for Dark Horse.
Liam's critically acclaimed first novel GOD KILLERS: MACHIVARIUS POINT & OTHER TALES was published in 2008 with a second edition in 2009. The sequel, CAGED AURORA, is due out from REUTS Publications May 30th, 2023.
For Madefire he worked on an epic personal project that he is co-wrote with his wife, Christina McCormack, called 'Captain Stone is Missing...' as well as writing MONO, and co-producing art with Bill Sienkiewicz for a series of Sherlock Holmes stories.
Liam recently finished his best-selling and award-winning run on Wonder Woman: Rebirth, The Lies and The truth, with writer Greg Rucka, as well as a six issue limited series The Brave and The Bold: Batman and Wonder Woman, which he also wrote.