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Lurene Haines is a Canadian artist from Vancouver Island in British Columbia. She began her career as an illustrator and artist in 1986. Her first projects in the comics industry included work on Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters for DC Comics and Hellraiser for Epic. In addition to her comics work, an industry she retired from in 1999, she has done trading card art for a variety of companies, including Star Wars Galaxy cards for Topps.
She published two books, The Business of Comics and A Writer's Guide to the Business of Comics, that garnered critical acclaim and award nominations. For Malibu Comics, she did the painted artwork in "Hostage Situation", a story later collected in IDW Publishing's "Best of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine".