Darryl Banks is from Columbus, Ohio, and a graduate of the Columbus Collage of Art and Design with a bachelor’s degree. He began his comics career in 1989, working for various independent comic companies such as Innovation and Millennium Publishing.
Darryl worked on titles such as Doc Savage:Man of Bronze, The Wild Wild West and Justice Machine. In 1993 he started working with DC Comics on Legion of Superheros and later on Green Latern. Co- creating Kyle Rayner Green Lantern,Parallax, and other characters was a great honor and challenge for Darryl’s costume design skills. In addition to various other projects for DC, his work includes Captain America and the X-Men for Marvel,Tomb Raider: Epiphany from Top Cow, GI Joe Reloaded for Devil’s Due Publishing,Johnnie Zombie for Midgard Comics and covers to Moonstone’s Phantom series.
In August 2011 , Darryl Banks , Ron Marz and Terry Austin were reunited for the Green Latern Retroactive 1990’s issue for DC Comics. Darryl also does concept art and toy design. Clients include Hawthorne Village collectibles, Hasbro, Filsinger Games, VanBreed Studios and many others.