Bruce Timm is a lifelong fan of comic books and sci-fi
movies. He always dreamed of drawing comics for a living
but wound up in animation instead. He started at Filmation
and then bounced around the industry doing stints for Don
Bluth, Marvel Productions, and Ralph Bakshi (on Mighty Mouse),
While he was working on Mighty Mouse he met John Kricfalusi
(Ren & Stimpy) who took Bruce with him on DC to work
on Beanie and Cecil.
After he had tried to get work on comics at Marvel and
DC without success, he finally landed at Warner Bros. in
1989, where he has been ever since.
At Warners, Timm, after working on Tiny Toon, became producer/designer
of Batman: The Animated Series in 1990. He has since produced
Superman, and The New Batman Superman Adventures and co-created/produced
He get to work on his first love (comics) when he has some
spare time-notably various Batman-related comics for DC,
including Batman Adventures. Mad Love, as well as covers
and pinups for Dark Horse, Marvel, Oni, and Harris. His
most recent comics projects have included Avengers 11/2
with Roger Stern for Marvel, a six-page Vampirella
story with Ty Templeton for Harris, and a "nasty little
romance story" with Joe Lansdale for DC's Vertigo line.
Timm has won two Eisners, one Harvey, one Reuben, and two