Declan Shalvey is an Irish comic book artist. He made his name with his first comic Hero Killers, that won an Eagle Award, before going on to work on a number of Irish comics, as well as getting work on American comic books most notably Thunderbolts.
Shalvey made his debut with the superhero comic Hero Killers, written by Andy Winter, which won an Eagle Award for Favourite Black and White British Comicbook in 2006. His small press work includes the Irish noir comic Freakshow, written by Rob Curley, which featured in the small press section of Judge Dredd Megazine, contributions to the anthologies Your Round Presents: Tequila, The Shiznit, and the Irish language comic R-R, and Tim Skinner: Total Scumbag, again with Andy Winter.
In 2008 he illustrated a graphic novel adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein for Classical Comics, written by Jason Cobley, and he is currently working on a comics spin-off from the film 28 Days Later, written by Michael Alan Nelson and published by Boom! Studios. He also provided the art for the 'shadowland tie-in issues of Thunderbolts.