Writer, artist, publisher, Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America
Steranko is one of the most controversial figures in contemporary culture, with careers as a musician, author, carnival fire-eater, publisher, male model, historian, magician, and designer. As an escape artist, his death-defying performances inspired the character Mister Miracle. Stan Lee hailed him as one of the prime architects of the Marvel Age. As writer-illustrator of Marvel’s X-Men, Captain America, and the co-creator of Nick Fury: Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D., he rocked the comic world with a revolutionary narrative approach that changed the medium—forever. Popular polls cite Steranko as the 5th Most Influential Comics Artist in the history of the form.