Sam Kieth





Sam Kieth


Born
in The United States
January 11, 1963

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Kieth first came to prominence in 1984 as the inker of Matt Wagner's Mage, his brushwork adding fluidity and texture to the broad strokes of Wagner's early work at Comico Comics. In 1989, he drew the first five issues of writer Neil Gaiman's celebrated series The Sandman, but felt his style was unsuited to the book (specifically saying that he "felt like Jimi Hendrix in The Beatles") and left, handing over to his former inker Mike Dringenberg.

He acted as illustrator on two volumes of writer William Messner-Loebs' Epicurus the Sage and drew an Aliens miniseries for Dark Horse Comics, among other things, before creating The Maxx in 1993 for Image Comics, with, initially, writing help from Messner-Loebs. It ran for 35 issues and was adapted, w
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The Maxx, Vol. 1

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4.20 avg rating — 2,835 ratings — published 1995 — 5 editions
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The Maxx, Vol. 2

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4.41 avg rating — 905 ratings — published 2004
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The Maxx, Vol. 3

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4.45 avg rating — 630 ratings — published 2004
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The Maxx, Vol. 4

4.36 avg rating — 510 ratings — published 2005
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Arkham Asylum: Madness

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3.46 avg rating — 711 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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The Maxx, Vol. 5

4.36 avg rating — 489 ratings — published 2005
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The Maxx, Vol. 6

4.30 avg rating — 407 ratings — published 2006
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Zero Girl (Zero Girl, #1)

3.63 avg rating — 340 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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Batman: Secrets

3.39 avg rating — 329 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Four Women

3.91 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 2002
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“it's the lies that get us through life, right?”
Sam Kieth, Arkham Asylum: Madness

“I can hear the bunny all the time now. Even when I'm outside, under my tree.
I'm mad at the bunny for being sick and bothering me.
For being...alive.”
Sam Kieth, The Maxx, Vol. 2

“This country makes a man younger than his birthdays.”
Sam Kieth, One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey

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