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Dave McCaig
BornDave McCaig
(1971-12-06) December 6, 1971 (age 50)
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Area(s)Cartoonist, Colourist

Dave McCaig (born December 6, 1971, in Thunder Bay, Ontario) is a Canadian artist and colourist[1] who also works in the animation industry.[2]

He has worked on comics including Adam Strange, X-Men, Star Wars, Superman: Birthright,[3] The Matrix Comics, Nextwave, New Avengers, Northlanders, American Vampire, and Nemesis. Animation projects have included key colour design on the first three seasons of the Batman (2004) animated series at Warner Brothers and various duties on the fourth Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film.

He won the 2008 Joe Shuster Award for Best Colorist,[4] which was awarded for the first time that year. McCaig also runs a forum for comic book colorists and artists called


  1. ^ July 2018, Dave McCaig10. "How to colour comics". Creative Bloq. Retrieved 2020-09-17.
  2. ^ truenorthcountrycomics (2018-03-30). "Interview with Dave McCaig". True North Country Comics Podcast. Retrieved 2020-09-17.
  3. ^ "Gonna Party Like It's Yer Birfright (Part 3): Dave McCaig Talks 'Superman: Birthright'". CBR. 2003-08-15. Retrieved 2020-09-17.
  4. ^ "2008 Nominees and Winners". Joe Shuster Awards. Archived from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2011-12-28.