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Philip Tan (born 1978 in Manila, Philippines) is a comic book writer/artist best known for his work on Spawn,[1][2] Uncanny X-Men and Iron Man.

Philip did the covers for Gears of War: They Also Serve and Gears of War: Unseen.


Tan graduated at the University of Santo Tomas with a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture. For Free Comic Book Day, he appeared at Comic Oddysey in Pasadena. He also is fond of the manga series Vagabond.

Tan was the penciller of Final Crisis: Revelations[3] as well as the "Agent Orange" Green Lantern story arc, which started in Green Lantern #39 and ran through issue 42.[4][5][6]

Following Agent Orange he will be penciling the second three issue arc of Grant Morrison's Batman and Robin series with issue 6 being his last.[7]

Tan has illustrated cards for the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.


  • Batman and Robin #4-6 (with Grant Morrison, DC Comics, 2009)


  • Uncanny X-Men #422-434 (2003–2004)
  • Spawn #150-162 (2005–2007)
  • Green Lantern (Vol.4/Current) #39C/0913 & #40-42
  • 'Outsiders (2010) #26-29


  1. Philip Tan: The Spawning Ground, Comics Bulletin, November 21, 2005
  2. Spawn, Spawn Milestones
  3. Philip Tan on Final Crisis: Revelations, Newsarama, April 17, 2008
  4. Painting It Orange: Philip Tan on the Orange Lanterns, Newsarama, December 19, 2008
  5. FIRST LOOK: Orange Lanterns by Philip Tan, Newsarama, December 21, 2008
  6. Philip Tan: Three More Orange Lanterns, Newsarama, January 15, 2009
  7. Dan Phillips. "Grant Morrison's New Batman and Robin". 

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