Mike Hampton - Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Cartoonist, and collector of cool tchotchkies.

Mike Hampton was born in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana and spent his childhood in the Cajun heartland in Lafayette, LA. Since then he has lived in South Carolina, various parts of California, and for a short stint in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. His art portfolio includes lots of pop-culture references, several self-published comic books, digital coloring works, graphic design logos, and various freelance desktop publishing pieces.

Mike has been self-publishing comics for over 15 years, with popular indie titles such as "Captain A-hole" and "Hot Zombie Chicks". Since 2012 Mike has been a regular contributor to Topps as a sketch card artist for Mars Attacks, and most notably Star Wars including Galactic Files Series 1 & 2, Masterworks, and the 2015 Hi Tek set. Also in 2015 Mike's art was featured in the official Robot Chicken 10th Anniversary Art Show. Most recently Mike contributed to the 2017 Marvel Premier set by Upper Deck. Mike is also a regular artist featured on The Howard Stern Show website and social media sites. He is also known for his clever mash-ups and stylized pinups of some of pop-culture's most famous characters. Also a colorist and graphic designer, Mike has worked on images for the City of San Pablo, Dark Horse Comics, the San Diego Comic-Con Souvenir Book, AIG, All Things Weezer, and the Golden State Warriors.

Mike has also produced 4 indie hip-hop/alternative music albums, all of which are available on CD Baby, and iTunes. He was also featured in the 2010 indie-film documentary titled "I Dream of Being an Artist, and it Makes Me Sick.

He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Please contact if interested in commissions, questions, and/or job offers.