Gabriel "Gecko" Hardman is an American illustrator, who has done comic book art for DC, Marvel and Boom, as well as art for motion pictures like 'Spider-Man 3', 'X2: X-Men United', 'Superman Returns', 'Tropic Thunder' and 'Inception'. He also directed the short film Wrong Way Up, which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival.
In the mid 1990s, he started out with Marvel's 'War Machine' (1994), before becoming an artist for Malibu/Ultraverse titles like 'Black September', 'Godwheel', 'Lord Pumpkin/Necromantra', 'Codename: Firearm' and 'The Night Man'. He returned to Marvel to co-pencil the comic book adaptation of 'Independence Day' in 1996. Since the late 2000s, he has drawn Marvel's 'Hulk', 'Agents of Atlas' and 'Secret Avengers', as well as 'Heathentown' for Image/Shadowline and 'Zombie Tales' and 'Exile on the Planet of the Apes' for Boom! Studios. He made the creator-owned story 'Station to Station', in cooperation with Corinna Becko, for Dark Horse Presents.