Ben Dunn

Ben Dunn at Comic-Con International 2016

Writer/artist, Ninja High School, The Steam League, Science Is Magic

Ben Dunn was born in Pingtung, Taiwan in 1964 and immigrated to the United States in 1965. He settled in San Antonio, Texas where he grew up. In 1976 he went back to Taiwan where he discovered manga. In 1985 he founded the comic book publishing company Antarctic Press to promote the manga artform. The first comic published was the title Mangazine, followed by his best-known creation, Ninja High School, created in 1986. Warrior Nun Areala followed in 1994.

Dunn has worked with various publishers over the years, including Malibu, Eternity, Eclipse, First, Now, Marvel, DC, and others. In the late 1990s he handed over Antarctic Press to his brother, Joeming Dunn. He continues to work in comics, including a revival of Ninja High School in celebration of its 30th anniversary, a Steampunk series The Steam League, and his new comic series, Science Is Magic.