Born in Rome on March 3, 1966, Claudio Castellini is a veteran of the international comicdom.
He made his debut with the Sergio Bonelli Editore drawing Dylan Dog and he was the graphic creator of Nathan Never. In 1993 he began his collaboration with Marvel with the covers of Fantastic Four Unlimited and a Silver Surfer graphic novel on texts by Ron Marz, called Dangerous Artifacts.
It is his definitive consecration: he is the first Italian author to work for Marvel, a pioneer of the future italian invasion, and won the Yellow Kid, the main Italian award. He continues with the crossover Marvel Vs. DC, best-selling book of the year, and with numerous covers and issues of the main icons of american comics, like Spider-Man and Conan.
He also collaborates with Dark Horse realizing Predator: Demon’s Gold, nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award in 1998, and a Darth Vader story entitled Extinction for Star Wars Tales. In 2001 he draws The Call for Batman Black & White and in 2003 he returned to Marvel to make the miniseries Wolverine: The End by Paul Jenkins. He becomes the official cover artist of the series Batman: Gotham Knights and draws various covers for Superman/Batman and Countdown to Final Crisis.
For Wildstorm he draws Thundercats and Robotech covers, and the book “The many worlds of Tesla Strong” by Alan Moore. His last work for DC is a Superman miniseries written by Marv Wolfman and still unpublished.
Want to meet Claudio Castellini? Then come to FACTS on Saturday and Sunday, the 1st and 2nd of April, in Flanders Expo Ghent. Don’t forget to buy your tickets early for the best prices!
Present at FACTS: 2017-1-Spring