Jim Mahfood Draws Girls

June 17, 2014

Jim Mahfood was born on March 29, 1975 in St. Louis, MO. He was raised on a steady diet of classic cartoons, comic books, Star Wars, and his mom’s eclectic vinyl record collection. At age 18, he left home to attend the Kansas City Art Institute. Jim started self-publishing his own work in 1995 with the first issue of Girl Scouts. This would eventually lead to him scoring his first big break in 1997 with Marvel Comics, writing and drawing the bizarre X-Men relatedGeneration X Underground Special. And from there, Mahfood’s career has branched off into the fields of illustration, advertising, murals, fine art, animation, live art in nightclubs, and custom body-painting. He has worked for every major comic book company, and his freelance clients include: 

Playboy, Disney, Comedy Central, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Cartoon Network, Spin MagazineHeavy Metal, and more…