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Mike Hawthorne is an American comic book artist known for his work on books such as Deadpool, G.I. JOE: Origins, Queen & Country, Conan: Road of Kings, and his own creator-owned book, Hysteria.

Mike Hawthorne
Quai des Bulles 2012 - 16 Mike Hawthorne.jpg
Mike Hawthorne in Quai des Bulles, Saint-Malo comics festival, 2012
Born1975/1976 (age 42–43)[1]
Notable works
Deadpool, G.I. JOE: Origins, Queen & Country, Conan: Road of Kings
Mike Hawthorne's blog



Hawthorne is the creator of the comic book series Hysteria and has provided the artwork for various other comics, including Deadpool,The Un-men, Fear Agent, Umbra, G.I. JOE: Origins, Whiskey Dickel, Three Days in Europe, one story arc of Queen & Country, and Conan: Road of Kings.

He also writes and draws a webcomic titled Raising Crazy about his experiences raising his son.

Personal lifeEdit

Hawthorne is from York, Pennsylvania and is a 1993 graduate of William Penn Senior High School. It was there that he met his wife Despina, with whom he has three children. Hawthorne earned a scholarship for a summer program by the Governor's School for the Arts, and graduated in 1998 from Tyler School of Art at Temple University.[1]


  • Three Days In Europe (with Antony Johnston, 4-issue mini-series, Oni Press, 2002–2003, tpb, 152 pages, 2003, ISBN 1-929998-72-4)
  • G.I. JOE: Origins Vol. 1 (with Larry Hama, 4-issue mini-series, IDW Publishing, tpb, 128 pages, 2009, ISBN 1-60010-497-5)
  • Queen & Country: The Definitive Edition, Vol. 2 (with Greg Rucka, Oni Press, tpb, 376 pages, 2008, ISBN 1-932664-89-0)
  • Conan Volume 11: Road of Kings (with Roy Thomas, 12-issue mini-series, Dark Horse, tpb, 152 pages, 2011, ISBN 1-59582-824-9)


Inline citationsEdit

  1. ^ a b Haber, Gary (May 25, 2016). "York artist who draws 'Deadpool' gives back to school that helped him". York Daily Record. Retrieved March 24, 2018.

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