Mike DeCarlo started out as a Sports Cartoonist for The New Haven Register in 1978; the youngest sports cartoonist on the East Coast.
He began apprenticing for Dick Giordano in 1979, and after 18 months began his own accredited
work for DC Comics for books like Green Lantern, Teen Titans, Legion of SuperHeroes, Warlord and a long stint on Batman.
In 1989 he also added Marvel Comics to his workload, spending time on Thor, Conan the Barbarian and Iron Man.
In the mid-90‘s, Mike started to gravitate to Special Projects for Time/Warner, while moving towards animation style genres for Disney, Archie Comics and The Simpsons.
He now engages in many privately funded projects for smaller publishers and houses, does many commissions, and recently self-published his own book of pencil portraits of famous people.