John Watson studied Graphic Design and Fine Art at university before embarking upon a career in the comic book industry in the late 90's.
He's worked for most of the major US publishers since that time including Marvel and DC Comics. He works primarily as a cover artist using oil paints and has worked on a variety of titles including CIVIL WAR, SON OF M, SILENT WAR, HULK, X-MEN, JSA and HAWKMAN.
He's also worked in advertising painting posters for theatres and shows.
He's currently painting covers for IDW's STAR TREK titles whilst working on a series of books with co-author Russell Payne.