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Lee Marrs

Email: lee@leemarrs.com
Website: www.leemarrs.com

Bio: Lee Marrs was one of the founding mommies of the Wimmen's Comix Collective. Her comic book work includes Zatanna: Come Together, Heartbreakers Superdigest: Year 10, Vertigo's Fault Lines with Bill Koeb, alternative press' Pudge, Girl Blimp, Unicorn Isle Betrayed, and The Compleat Fart, various Epic Illustrated and Heavy Metal tales, the graphic novel Viking Glory: The Viking Prince, The Big Book of Urban Legends, scripts for Wonder Woman & Legends of the Dark Knight, Indiana Jones and the Arms of Gold, and Indiana Jones and the Iron Phoenix.

She has drawn news art and cartoons for newspapers from the Washington Post to the Berkeley Barb; for magazines from the Saturday Review to Crawdaddy. Her work has been reprinted in nine countries, including eight book collections in three countries. Lee received the Inkpot Award in 1982 and served as an Eisner Award judge in 2002.

Coming Summer 2003: trade paperbacks of Pudge, Girl Blimp and a women's humor collection.

In addition to her comics work, Lee is also an Emmy Award-winning TV art director and has been a pioneer and consultant in the blend of traditional animation and computer graphics since the late 1970s. Her computer animation work has appeared on three continents without one arrest. In the computer games field, she was Studio Art Chief and Internet Projects Creative Director for the 3DO Company and animation director for Purple Moon Media.

Lee is currently Multimedia CoChair and head of the Animation Strand for Berkeley City College.


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Indiana Jones and the Arms of Gold
Indiana Jones and the Iron Phoenix
Pudge, Girl Blimp
The Big Book of Urban Legends
The Compleat Fart
Viking Glory: The Viking Prince
Washington Post
Zatanna: Come Together


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