In 2000, Tong worked on a graphic novel, The Architect with Mike Baron, which was eventually published online through Big Head Press in 2006. Tong moved to London in 2005, where from 2005 until 2010, he was the regular artist for Spectacular Spiderman UK. During this period he also worked on covers and artwork for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Masters of the Universe, Starship Troopers and The Batman Strikes. In 2010, Tong completed the Tron: Betrayal graphic novel, a prequel comic to the movie,Tron: Legacy. In 2010, he undertook illustrating duties on Dynamite Entertainment 's comic adaptation of Robert Jordan 's Wheel of Time series. He also illustrated The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume Two, Volume Four, and Volume Six published by Tor Books. In 2012 and 2017, Tong illustrated several books for HarperCollins starring Batman and the Justice League. In 2013 Tong provided the artwork for the graphic novel, The First Law: The Blade Itself, based on the series of novels by British author Joe Abercrombie. In November of that year it was announced that Tong would be illustrating Disney's Zodiac Legacy, an illustrated novel created by Stan Lee and Stuart Moore, based on the Chinese zodiac. Book one named Convergence premiered in January 2015 and the second book, The Dragon’s Return was released in January 2016. In October 2016, Titan Comics announced a new Tekken comic book, a four-issue mini-series by Cavan Scott, illustrated by Tong, and published in mid-2017. The series takes place between Tekken 6 and 7, and deals with Jin struggling against the Devil within him. In July 2018, DC Comics announced that Tong will be the illustrator on a new Green Lantern title written by Minh Lê, and will be published in 2020 through the new YA series imprint, DC Zoom.
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illustrating since 2000, working for various big companies, such as Marvel, Disney, DC Comics and Lucasarts. I also currently work in the Children’s book industry as a prose illustrator for HarperCollins and Penguin Random House Publishing. I have experience in Concept Design, Environmental Design, Game Design, Storyboarding and Comic Art.
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- Environmental Design
- Corporate Identity
- Print Design
- Mixed Media
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Curtin University
- Bentley WA 6102, Australia
Graduated in Arts and Design. Studied Design, Art, Illustration and Multimedia.
Diploma of Arts (graphic Design and AdvertisingWestern Australia School of Art and Design (TAFE)
- Perth, Australia
Graduated in Art and Design. Studied Design, Art, Illustration, Photography and Multimedia.