BERNIE MIREAULT

Bernard Edward “Bernie” Mireault (born 1961) is a Canadian comic book artist and writer.

Comics critic Timothy Callahan has argued that Mireault is one of the unheralded creators who helped bring in the Modern Age of Comic Books.

Among his comics works are Dr. RobotMackenzie QueenBug-eyed MonsterThe Blair Witch Chronicles, and Left Alone: The Rustin Parr KillingsTwo Fisted Science: SafecrackerWhen is a Door? The Tragic Though Amusing History of Clay Face II, and the creator-owned comic The Jam, published on and off from 1987 by various companies including ComicoSlave Labor GraphicsTundra PublishingDark Horse Comics, and Caliber Press.

Mireault was born in Marville, France, where both parents were stationed while working for the Canadian Forces. In 1963, the Mireault family moved back to Canada. Raised as anAnglophone in Rawdon, Quebec, he has been an active participant in the Montreal underground comix scene, participating in the comix jams since their early inception and contributing to local zines and underground publications. At the same time he has worked in the mainstream comics industry as an artist and colourist, as well as an animator and illustrator.