Martin ‘SIMO’ Simpson is a freelance illustrator based in the UK.
Martin studied illustration to degree level at the North Wales School of Art and Design before falling into the world of graphic design and advertising agencies.
He eventually escaped this in favour of a career as a freelance illustrator. He has subsequently gone on to work on many projects including the children’s book series ‘Wolven’ by Di Toft (Scholastic) and editorial illustration for FHM Magazine and Canoe and Kayak Magazine amongst others.
Other clients he has worked for include: Templar Publishing, Penguin Books, The House of Books, The Chicken House Publishing, Computer Arts and Frito Lay.
His comics have appeared in: ‘The Thought Bubble Anthology Collection’ (Image Comics), ‘C’est Bon Anthology’ (C’est Bon Kultur), ‘The British Showcase Anthology’ (Markosia Comics) and ‘Meanwhile…’ (Soaring Penguin Press).
Recently, Martin successfully Kickstarted his own book ‘Misc Anthology’ to critical acclaim.
He is currently working on a comics project called ‘The Needleman’ for Soaring Penguin Press.