Paul Chadwick

Cartoonist, Author

1957 –


Who is Paul Chadwick?

Paul Chadwick is an American comic book creator best known for his series Concrete about a normal man trapped in a rock-hard body.

Born in Seattle, Chadwick grew up in its suburb Medina, where his father, Stephen F. Chadwick, was the City Attorney. As a teenager, he participated in Apa-5, the amateur press alliance of comics fans, and he then attended Art Center College of Design, majoring in illustration. Graduating in 1979, he began his career creating storyboards for Disney, Warner Brothers, Lucasfilm and other film studios, contributing to such films as Pee Wee's Big Adventure, Strange Brew, The Big Easy, Ewoks: The Battle for Endor, Lies and Miracle Mile.

Chadwick provided art for the Dazzler comic book, published by Marvel Comics, before creating Concrete, first published by Dark Horse Comics in Dark Horse Presents #1. He wrote Gifts of the Night for DC Comics' Vertigo with art by John Bolton.

After working on several Matrix comics, Chadwick was asked by the Wachowskis to write The Matrix Online. He outlined the general story direction of events to take place in the MMORPG game.

He illustrated cards for the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.

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on July 23, 2013


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