Aaron Sowd is a commercial illustrator and storyteller based in Los Angeles. As an eighteen-year veteran of the advertising, animation, comic and film industries, his clients include Dreamworks, Disney, Digital Domain, Lexus, Toyota, Warner Bros, Sony and Vivendi International. Aaron’s work appears in books, movies, magazines, comics, television theme parks and video games worldwide on a regular basis.
Adept at storytelling in all its many forms, Aaron has done storyboards for Transformers, Austin Powers in Goldmember and Freddy vs. Jason; video games such as God of War, NFL Blitz and NBA Ballers; and commercials for Lexus, Sony, Toyota and the NFL Network. As a conceptual designer, he has worked on Steven Soderbergh and James Cameron’s film Solaris, as well as Human Nature and Virus.
As the award-winning art director of Stan Lee Media, Aaron designed and supervised the look of many of Stan Lee’s Flash-animated "webisodes," including The 7th Portal, The Backstreet Project and The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse.
In animation, Aaron has worked on The Simpsons motion ride for Universal Studios and designs for Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan. He has done art for Star Wars: Clone Wars, Evolution and the Titan A.E. and Anastasia style guides for Fox Animation. His comic book credits include DC Comics' 9-11 Benefit Book, Batman, Harley Quinn, X-Men, Spawn/Witchblade and The Flash.
Aaron’s work has appeared in the New York Times, People, Time, the Hollywood Reporter, Gear and Playstation magazines. He teaches at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and has been a featured speaker at Siggraph, Comic Con International and Otis College of Art and Design.
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All-Star Comics 80-Page Giant (1999)
#1 Alpha Flight (1997)
- 'All-Star Comics 80-Page Giant'
#10 Aquaman Secret Files 2003 (2003)
Ascension Collected Editions (1998)
Ballistic Studios Swimsuit Special (1995)
- 'Small Sacrifices'#12
#1 Batgirl (2000)
Batgirl [GER] (2010)
- 'Devil's Reign Chapter Four : When the Ball Drops'
#595 Batman [GER] (2001)
- 'Out of the Past'#596
- 'City on Fire'#631
- 'War Games, Act 1, Part 8 of 8: Last Stand at Alamo High'#632
- 'War Games, Act 2, Part 8 of 8: Orpheus in the Underworld'#633
- 'War Games, Act 3, Part 8 of 8: No Going Back'
#23 Batman [GER] (2005)
#7 The Batman Chronicles (1995)
Batman Monster Edition (2004)
Batman: Harley Quinn (1999)
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight (1989)
- 'Kriegsspiele Teil 3'#8
- 'Kriegsspiele Teil 5'#9
- 'Kriegsspiele Teil 7'
#116 Batman: No Man's Land (1999)
Batman: No Man's Land Gallery (1999)
Batman: No Man's Land Secret Files (1999)
Batman: The Man Who Laughs (2005)
- 'No Man's Land: Fear of Faith, Part One: Fanning the Flames'
HC Batman: Toyman (1998)
- 'Batman: The Man Who Laughs'TPB
- 'Batman: The Man Who Laughs'
#4 Batman: War Games (2005)
Captain America (2002)
Codename: Strykeforce (1994)
Common Grounds (2004)
Cyberforce Origins (1995)
Cyberforce Universe Sourcebook (1994)
Cyblade/Ghost Rider (1997)
- 'Caselog:Toyman - The Dark Knight's Summation'
#1 Danny Fingeroth's Write Now! (2002)
The Darkness (1996)
DC Comics Presents: Batman (2010)
DC Comics Presents: Harley Quinn (2014)
DC Goes Ape (2008)
Detective Comics (1937)
- 'Devil's Reign Chapter Two'
#746 Fantastic Four Adventures (2005)
The Flash Secret Files (1997)
The Flash (1987)
Hero Initiative: Fantastic Four (2012)
- 'Evolution, IV: Aftertaste'#747
- 'The Happy Birthday Two You...'#784
- 'Made of Wood, Part One'#785
- 'Made of Wood, Part Two'#786
- 'Made of Wood, Conclusion'
HC Horizon (2003)
- 'The Fantastic Four 100 Project'TPB
- 'The Fantastic Four 100 Project'
#10 The Hulk 100 Project (2008)
Hunter-Killer: Dossier (2005)
- 'Robin/Rose & Thorn'
#1 The Justice League of America 100 Project (2011)
Kill Razor Special (1995)
Komikwerks Presents: Nuts and Bolts (2004)
- 'Amazo to Green Arrow'
OGN SC Komikwerks Presents: Rockets & Robots (2005)
- 'Komikwerks Presents: Nuts & Bolts'
OGN SC Komikwerks Presents: Thrills & Chills (2005)
- 'Komikwerks Presents: Rockets & Robots'
OGN SC M. Rex (1999)
Marvel Exklusiv (1998)
- 'Komikwerks Presents: Thrills & Chills'
#0 Marvel Holiday Special (1991)
Marvel Holiday Spectacular Magazine (2009)
Medieval Spawn/Witchblade (1996)
New Mutants (2003)
New X-Men (2001)
Nightwing: The Target (2001)
Relative Heroes (2000)
- 'Herrschaft des Teufels'
#1 Ripclaw [I] (1995)
- 'Fate and Other Accidents'#2
- 'Things to do in Olympus When You're Dead'
TPB Robotech: Return to Macross (1993)
- 'Johnny Got His Gun'#122
- 'Bad to the Bone'#123
- 'Good Parenting'#125
- 'In The Shadow of Two Fathers'
#10 Rock 'n' Roll Comics: The Elvis Presley Experience (1992)
- 'The Belly of the Beast'
#1 Savage Dragon: Team-Ups (1998)
- 'Chapter 1'#3
- 'Chapter 3: Hi-Ho, the Glamorous Life'#4
- 'Chapter 4: Sorry/Grateful'
#13 Soul Saga (2001)
Star Trek/X-Men (1996)
Teen Titans/Outsiders Secret Files 2003 (2003)
Top Cow Sonderheft (2000)
- 'The Monster Within Part 2'#16
- 'The Monster Within Part 5'
#8 Ultimate War (2003)
Ultimate X-Men (2001)
Uncanny X-Men (1963)
Weapon Zero (1995)
- 'Medieval Witchblade'
T-2 Weapon Zero (1996)
- 'Prologue Three'T-3
- 'Prologue 2'#0
- 'Log One: A Kiss is Just a Kiss!'
#1 Weapon Zero (1997)
Wildcats: Nemesis (2005)
- '...And the Hunter Home from the Hill.'#2
- 'Guns Along The Potomac!'#3
- 'Blade of the Samurai'#5
- 'Spirits of the Dead'#6
- 'The Invasion of the Insectivores!'#7
- 'An Eye For An Eye'#8
- 'A Tale from Deep Time!'#9
- 'Alien Berserker!!'
TPB Witchblade/Tomb Raider (1998)
Wizard's PosterMania! (1996)
- 'Love's a Bitch'
#203 X-Men (1991)
- 'Geest van een voorbije kerst'
#76 X-Men (1997)
- 'A Boykie and His Dinges'
#2 X-Men Unlimited (1993)
X-Men: Age of Apocalypse (2005)
- 'Die Jagd nach Xavier'#44
- 'Angriff auf Waffe Plus'#50
- 'Hier Kommt Morgen'
- 'The New Age of Apocalypse'#3