Nathan Fairbairn is a comics creator whose work has frequently topped the New York Times Best Sellers list. He has worked extensively as a color artist for nearly every major US comics publisher, including Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, and ONI. Recent coloring projects include Batman, Detective Comics, and Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen for DC, The Amazing Spider-Man for Marvel Comics, and DIE!DIE!DIE! for Image/Skybound.
He is the writer and co-creator of Lake of Fire from Image Comics, now available in seven languages. He is currently working on an as-yet-unannounced series for Image, due in 2020, as well as developing a series of graphic novels aimed at middle grade readers.
He has won Joe Shuster Awards in the categories of Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Colourist and Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Artist (w/ Yanick Paquette), and in 2019 he was nominated for an Eisner Award in the category of Best Coloring.
He lives and works in Vancouver, BC, Canada, where he serves on the Board of VanCAF.​​​​​​​
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