Sam Shearon, also known as ‘Mister-Sam’ is a dark artist born in Liverpool, England. Specializing in horror, science-fiction, and dark fantasy, Sam’s work often includes elements inspired by vintage tales of monsters and madmen, dark futures, post-apocalyptic genres, and classic literature. His artwork can be found in a variety of works through IDW Publishing, including cover illustrations for the Angel series, 30 Days of Night, The X-Files, Mars Attacks, Judge Dredd, and the fully illustrated H.P. Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu, Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, and Clive Barker’s Hellraiser and Books of Blood. Sam studied at the University of Leeds in the College of Art & Design, West Yorkshire, England and received a BA with honors in Visual Communication. Sam is known for his work in the field of cryptozoology, most notably for compiling artist impressions from eyewitness accounts. He is co-host on the online radio-podcast ‘Into the Fray.’ Most recently he wrote an illustrated Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas, which is currently in development for a TV series.