Thomas Yeates

Thomas Yeates


Thomas Yeates grew up in Sacramento, in northern California, where he was born in 1955. He attended college in Utah, Sacramento, and the Joe Kubert School in New Jersey.

Since then he has been working as an illustrator, focusing on high adventure in the comic book/graphic novel field. He has worked for most of the major companies in that field, including DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics and Eclipse. He has illustrated Swamp Thing, Timespirits, Tarzan, Conan, Zorro, myths and legends for Lerner Publishing and many short stories. He has also illustrated Edgar Rice Burroughs’ John Carter of Mars for Barnes & Noble publishing and a series of books on myths by the popular writer Anthony Horowitz.

His latest released work is The Once and Future Tarzan, serialized in Dark Horse Presents #s 8-10. The Outlaw Prince from Dark Horse, a graphic novel based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ The Outlaw of Torn, was released in 2011. He is currently working on a western graphic novel based on a Louis L’Amour story, Groo VS Conan with Sergio Aragones and illustrating the Sunday Prince Valiant page.