John K. Snyder III

Sit down with creator John K. Snyder III as we discuss what the Lower Your Sights project means to him, his contribution to the anthology, and his thoughts on the unifying power of art.

Q: What does this project mean to you?
John: An opportunity to possibly help in some small way.

Q: What is your contribution to Lower Your Sights? (Short Story, Pinup, Etc.)
John: My pinup/gallery piece is based on one of the many stories coming from the Voices of Children foundation.

Q: In addition to supplying food and essential supplies, Voices of Children also provides art therapy to help kids cope and overcome the stress, anxiety, and trauma of living in war conditions. Do you believe art has the power to heal?
John: Yes, I believe art can art allow the possibility for everyone of all ages to express internal conflict and hopefully help to heal in ways that can otherwise be very difficult in direct communication.

About John K. Snyder III

John K. Snyder III is an Eisner-nominated Illustrator and writer of comic books and graphic novels. Creator of the independent comic series Fashion In Action, and adapter/illustrator of the graphic novel adaptation of Grand Master mystery writer Lawrence Block’s classic novel Eight Million Ways to Die, published by IDW. He has worked for nearly every major publisher, including DC, Dark Horse, Marvel, and many others. Snyder worked on Suicide Squad during its classic 1980’s run with writers John Ostrander and Kim Yale. Along with Matt Wagner, Snyder co-created the Pieter Cross version of Doctor Mid-Nite for DC and Lady Zorro for Dynamite. Snyder also worked with Wagner on the epic Grendel: God and the Devil storyline. John’s recent work includes work for The Doors’ graphic novel anthology Morrison Hotel, written by Leah Moore and published by Z2 comics, and a return to Suicide Squad with new covers for DC Comics to coincide with the release of the Warner Brothers movie. John’s future work includes all-new Fashion In Action adventures, and illustrations for a collection of Dashiell Hammett’s Continential Op short stories, to be published by Clover Press.

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John’s work will be featured in our upcoming Ukrainian benefit anthology, Lower Your Sights. You check out more of John’s work here!

Mad Cave Studios and Voices Of Children are teaming up to publish Lower Your Sights, a graphic novel anthology, to raise awareness and proceeds for children impacted by war. Earnings from the book’s sales are going directly to the Voices of Children foundation.

Lower Your Sights is available for preorder (FOC on August 29th 2022), and officially in stores on September 14th, 2022. You can pre-order your very own copy of this benefit anthology here.