David Hine

David Hine
Nationality British
Area(s) Writer, Artist
Notable works
Silent War, The Bulletproof Coffin

David Hine is an English comic book writer and artist, known for his work on Silent War and The Bulletproof Coffin.


Hine has been working in comics since the early 1980s. For Crisis he drew the series Sticky Fingers (written by Myra Hancock) in 1989, and wrote and drew a number of short pieces in 1990 and 1991. For 2000 AD he drew Tao De Moto in 1991 (again written by Hancock) and wrote and drew the futuristic police series Mambo from 1994 to 1996.

He wrote and drew the black and white horror comic Strange Embrace, originally published as a mini-series by Atomeka Press in 1993, and later as a collected graphic novel by Active Images in the U.S., reprinted again as a color series by Image Comics.[1][2]

Hine at SDCC 2009

Hine is currently best known as a writer on Marvel Comics titles, like X-Men: The 198 and Civil War: X-Men.[3] One of his most recent projects there was Silent War a six-issue mini-series featuring the Inhumans with art by Frazer Irving.[4][5] Hine has also written a number of What if? stories which look at alternate outcomes to stories like Annihilation[6] and Deadly Genesis.

He was also the writer of Spawn for Image comics from issues # 151 to # 184 .,[7] as well as writing his own manga series Poison Candy for Tokyopop[8] and the Two-Face issue of The Joker's Asylum for DC.[9][10][11] He will also be writing four issues of The Brave and the Bold with artist Doug Braithwaite, before J. Michael Straczynski starts his run on the title[12][13][14] and he wrote the Deathstroke one-shot, which was part of the Faces of Evil series which deals with the aftermath of Final Crisis.[15] He recently wrote the Arkham Asylum one-shot for the Batman Battle for the Cowl event. His one shot lead to a mini series called "Arkham Reborn", the events lead into David Hine taking over Detective Comics continuing the story.

Hine has written two series for indie publisher, Radical Comics, FVZA: The Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency,[16] with art by Roy Allan Martinez, Wayne Nichols, Kinsun Loh and Jerry Choo.[17] and "Ryder on the Storm" with art by Wayne Nichols, Hugo Petrus, Feigiap Chong and Sansan Saw. From Image Comics, The Bulletproof Coffin with artist Shaky Kane.[18]



  1. David Hine wants to lock you in his "Strange Embrace", Comic Book Resources, March 28th, 2007
  2. Strange Embrace and Other Nightmares, Comic Book Resources, August 27, 2008
  3. Two Mean Mothers: An Interview with David Hine, Comics Bulletin, August 24, 2006
  4. David Hine: Talking Silent War, Newsarama, November 16, 2006
  5. David Hine, Part II: Talking Silent War, Comics Bulletin, February 19, 2007
  6. Annihilation Makes Things Civil: Hine talks "What If? Annihilation", Comic Book Resources, October 5, 2007
  7. David Hine, Part I: Spawning Some New Terror, Comics Bulletin, February 15, 2007
  8. Trying Poison Candy with David Hine, Newsarama, September 11, 2007
  9. David Hine: Two-Faced Creator Reveals More About Batman Series, Comics Bulletin, May 9, 2008
  10. David Hine - Telling the Tale of Two-Face, Newsarama, June 19, 2008
  11. The Joker’s Asylum, Part V: Two-Face, Comic Book Resources, July 1, 2008
  12. David Hine on his Brave and the Bold Arc, Newsarama, August 27, 2008
  13. David Hine: He's Brave as well as Bold, Comics Bulletin, August 29, 2008
  14. David Hine: Becoming Braver & Bolder, Comic Book Resources, September 8, 2008
  15. David Hine on Deathstroke's Return, Comic Book Resources, November 12, 2008
  16. Zombies, Vampires and U.S. History?? David Hine on 'FVZA', Newsarama, March 19, 2009
  17. FVZA Issue #1 Sells Out at Distributor Level
  18. Rodrik, Alex (May 12, 2010). "David Hine & Shaky Kane: Opening the Bulletproof Coffin". Comics Bulletin. Retrieved June 3, 2010.
  19. Radical Publishing & EerieTube Ask "Are You Infected?"


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