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Dave Swartz Art

Dave Swartz is an Artist, Writer, Philosopher and Comic Book Ceator. He writes and illustrates a new comic book series called ‘Atlas’ and is the illustrator and creative consultant on another new comic book series call 'Shovelface'. Dave attend the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI where he studied illustration and design. He’s had many jobs from freelance artist to, most recently, a creative director at a marketing firm. Recently he has made another shift to writing and illustrating his own original comic books. 

Atlas - Comic Book Series

Created by Dave Swartz and lettered by industry veteran Ed Brisson, Atlas is an all-new comic book series that explores the mysteriously TRUE nature of the reality we live. Many of us think we know who we are and what this thing we call existence really is. For some it's a religion, a science, a state of mind, but one thing remains true - everything is always more than it seems.

 Read the first issue of Dave's earth shattering new comic book series for FREE by click the button below.

Commission Work

Dave is available for commissions of all kinds. He primarily works in inks and watercolors with digital coloring, if needed, but can do traditional painting if requested. Each commission is unique so each commission quote will be unique as well. If you are interested in getting a commission from Dave or are in need of a commercial illustration please fill out the short 'Commission Inquiry' form below and Dave will get back with you soon!

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