Ken Steacy is a Canadian comics artist and writer best known for his work on the NOW Comics comic book series of Astro Boy and of the Comico comic series of Jonny Quest, having decided at age eleven to become a professional comic book writer/artist.
Since 1974, he has worked in the industry as author, artist, art director, editor, and publisher, chronicling the exploits of Batman, Spider-Man, Harry Potter, Spawn and the Star Wars gang, to name but a few. In addition to creating his own intellectual property, he has also collaborated with other writers, including Harlan Ellison and Douglas Coupland.
The recipient of an Eisner and an Inkpot award, Ken was inducted into the Joe Shuster Awards Hall of Fame in 2009, a lifetime achievement award honouring Canadian comic book creators for their contributions to the industry. He currently teaches at Camosun College, Victoria, in Comics & Graphic Novels, a program he co-created with his wife, graphic novelist Joan Steacy.
Ken Steacy will be appearing at Niagara Falls Comic Con all three days.