Starting at the tender age of 17, Jamal Yaseem Igle has worked his way up the ranks from Intern at D.C. Comics to a successful penciling career. Over the years, Jamal has been editor, art director and animation storyboard artist for numerous companies such as Sony Animation and Scholastic Inc. He is currently an Exclusive Artist for DC Comics.
Jamal is the co-creator of the comic book series VENTURE, along with writer Jay Faerber, published by Image Comics. Jamal’s detailed pencils have graced books such as Countdown: The Search for Ray Palmer: Crime Society, Nightwing, and Firestorm The Nuclear Man. In addition Jamal is an active volunteer with the Museum of Comic and Cartoon art, as well as a guest lecturer on the subject of comics and animation. A former instructor of Comics and Sequential art at the Art Students league of New York, Jamal is working on issues of Countdown #21, Green lantern Corps #18 and Teen Titans #52, as well as the maxi-series Tangent: Superman’s Reign. His next project for DC will be announced very soon.
Jamal is married to his beautiful wife, Karine and father to a beautiful baby girl, Catherine.