Tom Artis

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Tomosina "Tom" Cawthorne-Artis (January 3, 1956 [1] – May 1, 2007 [2] ) was a comic book artist for DC Comics, Fleetway/Quality, and Marvel Comics throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. In 1991, he was a partner in Leadslinger Comics and illustrated their only original release, The Terror. [3]


His DC, Marvel, and Fleetway/Quality work included The Spectre , Green Arrow , She-Hulk , Judge Dredd , and the Tailgunner Jo miniseries. [4]

He was a fixture at Chambanacon, usually found in the consuite with his sketchbook. Eulogized at Chambanacon 38.


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  1. Comics Buyer's Guide #1650; February 2009; Page 107
  2. "United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 Feb 2013), Tomosina C Artis, 1 May 2007; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  3. "The Terror #1 (August 1991)". Grand Comics Database.
  4. Tom Artis at the Grand Comics Database