Michael Avon Oeming

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'''Michael Avon Oeming''' is a comic book artist and writer who worked at Valve Corporation|Valve.

{{ParagraphQuote|Before joining Valve in 2009, Mike was a comic book artist and writer for nearly 20 years. He is best known for his creator-owned series ''POWERS'', ''Mice Templar'', and ''Hammer of the Gods'', and for his mythology writing on Thor and Ares for Marvel Comics. Since coming to Valve, Mike and several artist and writer colleagues have been developing Valveā€™s Intellectual Properties into free online comics.|http//web.archive.org/web/20120217210905/http//www.valvesoftware.com/company/people.html Source|February 17, 2012}}
Oeming co-wrote the story for ''Portal 2 Lab Rat'' with Ted Kosmatka. Overseeing the whole project, he created the layout and drew the flashback scenes while Andrea Wicklund illustrated the main story. He also drew another ''Portal'' comic, ''Turret Lullaby''. Oeming wished to create a comic based on ''Half-Life 2'', but this plan never came to fruition.http//oeming.tumblr.com/post/62093313579/a-rare-photo-from-my-time-a-valve-corp-you-can Oeming's Tumblr account

Outside of the ''Half-Life'' and ''Portal'' series, he made most of the ''http//wiki.teamfortress.com/wiki/Team_Fortress_2 Team Fortress 2'' http//wiki.teamfortress.com/wiki/Comics comics and the ''wcleft4deadLeft 4 Dead|Left 4 Dead'' comic ''wcleft4deadThe Sacrifice (comic)|The Sacrifice''.

==Selected gameography==
*''Portal 2'' (2011)


FileOeming HL2ComicConcept.jpg|Concept sketch for a scrapped ''Half-Life 2'' comic.
FileOeming HL2ComicConcept1.jpg|Ditto.

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==External links==
*http//oeming.tumblr.com Tumblr account
*{{Wikipedia|url=Michael_Avon_Oeming|text=Michael Avon Oeming}}

CategoryFormer Valve employees