Martin ‘SIMO’ Simpson is a freelance illustrator and comics creator based in the UK.

He has created comics for ‘The Thought Bubble Anthology Collection’ (Image Comics), ‘The British Showcase Anthology’ (Markosia Comics) and ‘Meanwhile…’ (Soaring Penguin Press).

Best known for ‘The Needleman’, a short graphic novel published by Soaring Penguin Press which was named by Pipedream Comics as one of the top ten Indie and Small Press Comics of 2018. It also gained Martin a nomination for Best New Talent in the inaugural TRIPWIRE Awards 2019.

Martin is currently busy working on many projects including his new book ‘NORD’ and contributing to the forthcoming comics magazine ‘Skrawl’.