Seminal comic artist who emerged from the UK in the late 1970's. Bolland was born in Boston, England, in 1951.
He worked on underground magazines before breaking through as a regular artist in Britain's 2000AD, principally illustrating Judge Dredd. (My personal high point: the (Judge Death saga).
From this sprang work for DC Comics- notably the graphic novel The Killing Joke, scripted by fellow Englishman and ex-2000 AD colleague Alan Moore.
Lauded by fans for his beautiful inking; bemoaned by collaborators for his painstaking, time-consuming ways, he does mostly covers these days; they're beautiful covers, though...