Jim Lawson is an artist at the Mirage Studios. In the mid-1980s, he created the 'Bade Biker' series. He is best known for his work as a writer/artist on the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' comic. In the 1990s, he did the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-Flaming Carrot' crossover.
In 2001, he began a new series of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' comics with co-writers Peter Laird and Eric Talbot. He is the designer of several figures and vehicles for the TMNT toy line. Lawson also cooperated with Laird on is the epic science fiction graphic novel trilogy 'Planet Racers'.