About the Artist
Matthew Thornton, is a Detroit based, comic book artist and Illustrator. Born in 1985, he developed an early love of comics and cartoons from weekend visits with his Aunt, who was an accomplished oil painter. She introduced him to the work of J Scott Campbell, Todd MacFarlande, and Jim Lee, who would become his earliest influences.
In 2009, after years of struggling to break into the art scene, he joined the U.S. Navy. It was there, he would travel and gain the life experiences that would inspire his illustrations. He left the Navy in 2013, and enrolled in the College for Creative Studies in his hometown Detroit, MI.
He currently working on his creator own comic book "Doris,", and lives with his 11 year old son Isaiah, in Oak Park, MI.