And, wishing a very Happy Birthday to Comic Book Artist/ Illustrator David Hahn, also May 17th! David is a "Montana-based comic book artist, best known for his work illustrating the comic book mini-series "Bite Club" and its sequel "Bite Club: Vampire Crime Unit" for DC Comics, for whom he also illustrated stories for "Robin", "Fables", "Batman: The Ultimate Training Guide", and "Lucifer". Most of his early work was published by Antarctic Press, in "Fun and Perils in the Trudyverse". Hahn later moved his work to Slave Labor Graphics and restarted the series under the name "Private Beach", which garnered him an Eisner Award nomination. He has also written an "X-Men" story for "Ultimate X-Men" #11,(Marvel Comics) and drawn a story for Michael Chabon's The "Escapist" #5, written by Howard Chaykin, illustrated several issues of "Marvel Adventures:The Fantastic Four", as well as five issues of "Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane."
"He recently penciled the artwork for DC Comics' Batman '66 Meets the Man From UNCLE cross-over mini-series as well as wrapping up his creator-owned four issue post-apocalyptic story, "Dayglow", published by Publish Enemies."
David is a founding member of the Portland, Oregon collective Helioscope (formerly Periscope Studio)".-wikipedia
This portrait was taken in his studio in Portland, Oregon for "The Artist Within: Book 2.
You can see more of Davids' beautiful work on his website here:
And you can pick up your own copies of "The Artist Within" books 1 & 2 here: https://www.sideshow.com/manufacturers/sampsel-preston-photography
art © David Hahn