Hoover received his B.S. in Media Arts & Animation from the Art Institute of Philadelphia; and his Associate of Specialized Technology in Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
Hoover started his career in animation, first as a layout artist for Filmation Studios from 1977-1985, and during that time also worked for several other animation studios including Hanna Barberra and Mihan Productions.
Over his career as an animator, Hoover worked on such shows as Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, The Archie Show, Tarzan, Flash Gordon, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra: Princess of Power, The Super Friends, The Smurfs, Men in Black: The Series, Godzilla, RoboCop: Alpha Commando, and many more.
Hoover also worked on two animated feature films, Fire and Ice (1983), the Frank Frazetta-inspired movie; and Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985).
In 1997, Hoover worked as a freelance animator for Columbia/Tri Star Children’s TV.
From 1987 to about 1995, Hoover worked in the comics industry. In addition to his stints on The Wanderers, Starman, and Captain America; Hoover has also worked on Amazing Spider-Man, Starman, Punisher, Tarzan, and The Invaders.
In 2003, he returned to the comics industry with his creator-owned adult series Wilde Knight with co-creator/writer Gary Petras; and in 2004 Hoover joined EAdultComics's lineup of artists. Having established himself as one of the premiere good-girl artists working today, Hoover's first assignment for the online adult comics publisher was Jungle Love.
Hoover has been on Digital Media faculty at the Art Institute of Philadelphia since 1999.
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