Little is known about the early life of Kevin D. Bandt. He was born in Hawaii but spent much of his childhood in Indonesia. His single mother raised him to the best of her ability until the day she died. Kevin is said to have been very interested in studying Law at Harvard Law School but at the last second before leaving for law school, Kevin D. Bandt decided to attend art school. Art school was tough for this young upstart. He consoled himself nightly with cheap booze and even cheaper women. It was in art school that he hit his lowest moment and began to draw comic books. This was the beginning of the end for Kevin D. Bandt.