NAME: SAL VELLUTO
APPEARING: All Three Days
KNOWN FOR: Professional Illustrator for Marvel PANEL: TBA*
*Guests appearances and Panels are subject to change or cancellation.
SAL VELLUTO’s professional career in comics started in 1986. During these 33 years the Italian born – Utah resident has been working for all the major American publishers (Marvel, DC, Valiant) several independents (Continuity, NOW, Penny Farthing Press Hermes Press) as well as big international publishers from Italy, Sweden, and Australia.
From 1991 to 2002 Sal drew 34 issues of Marvel’s Black Panther, becoming the most prolific artist, to date, on this title. Some of Sal’s original design ideas for Black Panther were re-elaborated and used in the 2018 blockbuster movie.
SAL VELLUTO has been a professional illustrator for thirty plus years. He worked for MARVEL, (Power Pack, Moon Knight, Captain America, Silver Surfer, Black Panther, etc.) DC, (Justice League Task Force, Firebrand, Flash, Batman Chronicles, JSA, Aquaman, etc,) VALIANT/ACCLAIM (X-O Manowar, Bloodshot) NOW, (The Green Hornet) PENNY FARTHING PRESS (Captain Gravity) STAR COMICS (Lazarus Ledd).
Since 2007 Sal has been illustrating The Phantom, (for Egmont in Scandinavia, Frew in Australia and Hermes Press in the USA) the grandfather of all modern super-heroes. From 1999 to 2002 Sal drew 34 issues of Marvel’s Black Panther, becoming the most prolific artist, to date, on this title. Some of Sal’s original design concepts for Black Panther were refined and used in the 2018 blockbuster movie.
Besides comics, Sal’s work extends to advertising, animation, design, magazines, video games, role play games, trading cards, and toys.
Sal, Velluto and his wife of 33 years, Sharon, live in West Jordan, Utah. They have four children.
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