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Artist Of The Month

Mukesh Singh

post February 25th, 2014
Mukesh Singh is an artist first and a comic’s artist second and he was born in Mumbai, India in 1976. He received a BFA in painting from the Sir J.J. School of Arts in Mumbai in 1997. He has worked on titles like Devi, Guy Ritchie’s Gamekeeper and Jenna Jameson’s Shadow.  He has been an avid fan of comics his entire life, having found a Superman title in a rummage bin when he was a boy living in India. While he waited until now to put his talents and passion for benefiting the comic’s community, Singh has been in graphic design and illustration for years and he began his career as a comic artist at Virgin Comics on their Devi title, and has expanded his resume from there. He counts artists as varied as Gil Kane, Mike Mignola, and Leinil Francis Yu among his inspirations.

Artist Mukesh Singh on being nominated for the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award With his incredible work on Jenna Jameson’s Shadow Hunter, Guy Ritchie’s Gamekeeper, and Devi, Mukesh is quickly building an astounding resume. The Russ Manning award is given to a comic book artist “who, early in his career, shows a superior knowledge and ability in the art of creating comics.” The winner will be declared on July 25th at the Eisner Awards Ceremony at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

His incredible works

Jenna Jameson’s Shadow Hunter
Guy Ritchie’s Gamekeeper
Grant Morrison's 18 Days and etc

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Mukesh Singh is an Indian artist who teamed with Morrison on the 2010 illustrated book Grant Morrison’s 18 Days. He won a contest with an illustration of the Man of Steel paying tribute to the Indian deity of Hanuman. Today we have gathered Amazing Concept Art and Comic Art by Acclaimed Indian Artist Mukesh Singh for your inspiration. He is known as Nisachar on deviant ART.
He was awarded Best Colorist at the Comic Critique Awards in 2008, was nominated for Most Promising Newcomer at the International Comic Con San Diego 2008, and was featured in an exhibition entitled “Heroes and Villains: The Battle for Good” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2010. He currently works as a freelance illustrator and concept artist. His website is


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