Alex Saviuk

Alex 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/GREEN ARROW 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 before eventually becoming the penciler on DEFENDERS OF THE EARTH featuring The PHANTOM, FLASH GORDON, and MANDRAKE. Then, after filling in on AMAZING SPIDER-MAN for 3 issues, ( 292, 296, 297 ) he started a 7+ year run on WEB OF SPIDER-MAN followed by over 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). In 1997, Alex also began penciling The Spider-man SUNDAY newspaper strip written by STAN LEE and in 2003 started inking the Dailies both which he continues to do to this day. Also, In 2003, he joined the ranks of a Swedish and also, simultaneously an Australian publisher chronicling the adventures of Lee Falk’s THE PHANTOM. In 2004, he also assisted his mentor WILL EISNER ( legendary creator of THE SPIRIT ) on THE SPIRIT MEETS THE ESCAPIST published by DARK HORSE which unfortunately was Will Eisner’s last completed work before his passing in January 2005. 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. In 2012, Alex worked with STAN LEE on a superhero team book called STAN LEE and THE MIGHTY SEVEN published by ARCHIE COMICS. Besides comics, Alex also does storyboards and conceptual art for advertising agencies and the occasional feature film (NEVER BACK DOWN, THE REAPING, HOOT, and LONELY HEARTS). Recently, besides drawing THE PHANTOM and The Spider-man newspaper strip, Alex contributed to a Spider-man sketch card set which will see print later this year and will soon begin working for a publisher in Spain drawing a horror fantasy series.


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