Alex Saviuk
EISNER AWARD NOMINEE
(Artist - Stan Lee’s Mighty-7; Spider-Man Newspaper Strip; Phantom Generations; Web Of Spider-Man; The X-Files; Green Lantern; The Flash; Superman)
Alex SaviukAlex Saviuk started his professional career at DC Comics in 1977 after studying sequential art with WILL EISNER at The School of Visual Arts in NYC. Within a few short months, he became the regular artist on GREEN LANTERN and THE FLASH. He also drew SUPERMAN, HAWKMAN, AQUAMAN, The ATOM, and AIR WAVE, among others. In 1986, Alex moved over to MARVEL COMICS filling in on IRON MAN 211 and various covers eventually becoming the penciler on DEFENDERS OF THE EARTH featuring The PHANTOM, FLASH GORDON, and MANDRAKE. Then, after successfully filling in on AMAZING SPIDER-MAN for 3 issues, he started a 7+ year run on WEB OF SPIDER-MAN followed by 2 more years on SPIDER-MAN ADVENTURES. In 1997-98 Alex penciled the last 12 issues of THE X-FILES for TOPPS Comics (#30-41) and began his current penciling run on the SPIDER-MAN Sunday newspaper strip. In 2003, he also began inking the Spider-Man newspaper Dailies as well as joining the ranks of a Swedish publisher chronicling the adventures of THE PHANTOM (and more recently for Moonstone Books in THE PHANTOM GENERATIONS #9, 2010) . In 2004, he assisted his mentor WILL EISNER on THE SPIRIT MEETS THE ESCAPIST published by DARK HORSE in 2005 which unfortunately was Will Eisner’s last completed work before his passing earlier that year. In 2004, Alex also worked on the graphic novel FEAST of the SEVEN FISHES nominated for an EISNER AWARD in 2006, and that same year The Spider-Man newspaper strip also received a HARVEY nomination. Currently, Alex is penciling a new STAN LEE created book called STAN LEE and THE MIGHTY SEVEN soon to be published by ARCHIE COMICS. Besides comics, he also does storyboards and conceptual art for advertising agencies and the occasional feature film (NEVER BACK DOWN, THE REAPING, HOOT, and LONELY HEARTS).
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