Arvell Malcolm Jones has been drawing comics for a long time, his earliest work appears in Marvel Comics’ Marvel Premiere #20-22 (Jan.-May 1975), drawing the martial arts superhero Iron Fist. Arvell started his career as an assistant to famed cover artist Rich Buckler. Along with comic scribe Tony Isabella, Arvell created the character Misty Knight who was mentioned in Marvel Premiere #20 and made her first physical appearance in the following issue.
He’s drawn for Marvel such titles as Iron Man, Luke Cage, Avengers, and Daredevil. Jones worked on the DC Comics series All-Star Squadron in the mid-1980s, penciling the majority of the issues released between 1985 and 1987.
After leaving the comics field for several years to work in television. He returned in 1994 to provide pencils on the DC Comics/Milestone Media series Kobalt. His last published work was with the daredevil title, working along side Kieth Pollard.
He co-found and managed as Executive Vice President a public company that produced websites for Microsoft, New Corporation, Oldsmobile, Chevy, Corvette, and others. For the last few years he’s headed his own production company Encode Entertainment, and produced shows for CoLours TV, he is also Adjunct Faculty in the Illustration Department at the College For Creative Studies.
His co-creation Misty Knight is currently featured in the Netflix original series “Luke Cage” and “The Defenders”, which can be found on the streaming service.
Arvell is currently accepting commissions. If you wish to have original artwork from Arvell Jones please write firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. You can pick up the finished artwork at the show.
He returns to comics to work on two indie titles to be released soon. For more on Arvell’s artwork visit http://www.comicbook-art.com/arvelljones.htm