Steve Cook is a visual artist who currently works as design director of DC Comics. Skilled in photography, graphics and visual merchandising, he was art director for the influential and renowned British comic, 2000 AD (1988–2001). His work has been seen on album sleeves, fashion editorials, movies, graphic novels and comic books. His photographic projects have been exhibited in London and New York, and he has photographs in the collection of the University of the Arts London, where he was lecturer and practitioner in residence for 10 years. In 2015 The National Portrait Gallery, London acquired four of Cook's portraits for their collection.