Bill Walko is a Connecticut based artist with a concentration in children’s properties, promotional advertising and comic book art.

Bill’s work has been published in The New York Times, DC Comics, TwoMorrows Publishing, Altered Reality Comics and a number of independent publishers. His unique animated style has been featured in national advertising campaigns, notably AriZona Beverage’s “SHAQ-Fu Punch” and at the Adobe National Trade Show. In 2018, he was honored to illustrate a 5-page tribute to Stan Lee written by Brian Michael Bendis, which was published in the New York Times.

Comic book fans also know him as the creator, writer, and artist of The Hero Business, a self-published comic that playfully pokes fun at superhero tropes. The strip has received accolades from Bleeding Cool, io9.com, Comic Book Resources and Comic News Insider, among others.

He’s also done a number of public speaking engagements centered on publishing comics in the digital age.


Client Credentials:


Publishing:
The New York Times
TwoMorrows Publishing
IDW – “The Historians” (development)
Image Comics –  “Noble Causes” (design)
Altered Reality Comics
Sequart Research & Literary Organization
“Scifies”
Dreamspinner Press
Wannabe Press
Channel M
Pet Piranha

Studio:
Ambience Entertainment
Mythic Studios
Steamforged Games Ltd

Commercial:
AriZona Beverages
Aquaball!
Aquaphor
Entercom Communications
Nestlé Waters North America
PepsiCo
Price Waterhouse
SHOUT! Factory
Six Dimensions, Inc.
Unilever