James E. Lyle (or Doodle) is a native of western North Carolina living in the mountains near Waynesville. In the sixth grade he decided that being an artist was what mainly interested him.
Doodle has been a professional sequential illustrator since 1983, working primarily in freelance capacity. He is artist for the Aster Award-winning comic book SPARK, as well as the Silver Reuben Award-winning museum installation, Creepy Nature.
Doodle is a member in good standing of the National Cartoonists Society. He has served as both Chair and Vice-Chair of the Southeast Chapter of the NCS.
James Lyle photo courtesy Anthony Harden, photographer at ALT Media Pros.