Carlos Pacheco was born on November 14, 1962 in Cadiz, Spain.
In his early career, Carlos Pacheco did some work for Planeta Comics, an imprint of pan-European publisher Planeta De Agostini.
Pacheco first got attention in the United States for his work as penciller on Dark Guard which got him working on X-Universe, Flash and the Fantastic Four. He collaborated in 1996 with writer Warren Ellis on a Starjammers limited series and reunited on Marvel’s Excalibur ongoing series. In early 1997, he began working on X-Men for a year. After X-Men, Pacheco began work on Avengers Forever a 12-issue limited series with writer Kurt Busiek and (for the first time in the U.S.) inker Jesus Merino, who from that point on became Pacheco’s regular inker.
Pacheco returned in 2000 to the Fantastic Four and reunited with Kurt Busiek for the creator-owned fantasy war series Arrowsmith, published by WildStorm.
For DC Comics, he worked on JLA/JSA: Virtue and Vice (2003), Superman/Batman (2004) , Superman again with writer Kurt Busiek (2006) with Ethan Van Sciver on the new Green Lantern series written by Geoff Johns.
In 2009, Pacheco signed an exclusive contract with Marvel with titles such as Ultimate Comics: Avengers
In 2013, he was one of the artists on the Age of Ultron limited series and collaborated with writer Rick Remender on the Captain America series .
Present at FACTS: 2014