Francesco Francavilla

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Francesco Francavilla is known for his moody, pulpy brushwork, and brilliant colors. He has lent his artistic talents to covers for well-known comic titles Hellboy, Zorro, and many others. He is currently the series artist on Marvel's Black Panther, DC's Detective Comics, and the upcoming Swamp Thing.

In addition, Francavilla is a charter member of the popular Comic Twart, a group of artists who use Twitter to jam on weekly characters and other art topics. He also illustrates children's books and has worked on several animated series as a storyboard artist, most recently for Marvel's animated Avengers,Wolverine, and the X-Men series.

In his spare time, Francavilla posts several web comics (Black Beetle, Kara Bocek, and U.S.R.A.) and frequent art updates to his Pulp Sunday blog devoted to all things pulp and noir.