|Darryl Banks is from Columbus, Ohio, and a graduate of the Columbus College of Art and |
Design with a bachelor's degree. He began his comics career in 1989, working for
various independent comic companies such as Innovation and Millennium Publishing.
Darryl worked on titles such as Doc Savage: Man of Bronze, The Wild Wild West and
Justice Machine. In 1993 he started working with DC Comics on Legion of Superheroes
and later on Green Lantern.
Co-creating the Kyle Rayner Green Lantern, Parallax, and other characters was a great
honor and challenge for Darryl's costume design skills. In addition to various other
projects for DC, his work also includes Captain America and X-Men for Marvel, Tomb
Raider: Epiphany from Top Cow, GI Joe Reloaded for Devil's Due Publishing, Johnnie
Zombie for Midgard Comics and covers to Moonstone's Phantom series.
Darryl also does concept art and toy design. Clients include Hawthorne Village
collectibles, Hasbro, Mattel, Filsinger Games, and many others.