Ray-Anthony Height is an industry veteran crafting fan-favorite moments on Marvel’s biggest and most beloved properties, including Spider-Man, Black Panther, and X-Men.
Ray-Anthony Height grew up in Compton California. At 19 years old, with a group of studio mates consisting of childhood friends, he began creating, self-publishing, and selling his own comics at local shows and comic shops. He attended Brooks College of Art & Design in Long Beach majoring in the school’s first year of their Animation Program where his team produced the animated short “Orpheus Song” that later won Best Student Film. Ray also trained in watercolor, pastels, and oil painting in The Gluck Method at Larry Gluck’s Mission: Renaissance Fine Art Schools and eventually became a fine art instructor there.
In 2003, he broke in at Image Comics on the Jay Faerber book Noble Causes: Distant Relatives. Four years later, he earned his first Marvel assignment on Spider-Man Family #8 with Kevin Grevioux. In 2012 he worked for a couple of years at Hasbro in the design department on Marvel properties, and redesigning G.I. Joe, Stretch Armstrong, and Action Man. Lastly, in 2016, Ray broke into animation as a storyboard artist on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Animated Series and also retuned to Marvel Comics working on titles like X-Men Blue, Miles Morales: Spider-Man, and Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur and at Archie Comics on Archie 1955 with Brian Augustyn and Mark Waid.
During all his freelance work he never stopped creating his own IP releasing Midnight Tiger in 2014 with Newsarama.