Check out our artist spotlight on current Spider-Man comic book artist Sara Pichelli.
She is an Italian artist who is most likely best known for being the first person to draw the Miles Morales version of Ultimate Spider-Man. She currently is working on Spider-Man, with the cover for issue #10 that just came out October 19th. She will be doing the cover and penciling the story for issue #11, which is due out on November 23, 2016. Her dynamic use of poses and movements really makes her characters stand out, especially when it comes to her version of Spider-Man. She is also great at conveying a varying range of moods and emotions on the characters faces.
You can check out more of her art or follow her on Tumblr, Twitter, BlogSpot, and Instagram. Check out her bio and a collection of black and white panels, commissions, and sketches below. These were specifically chosen in order to show off the artist's style before color has been placed onto the image.
"Sara Pichelli currently lives in Rome, Italy. She's best known for first illustrating the Miles Morales version of Ultimate Spider-Man. After starting her career in animation as character designer and storyboard artist, Pichelli entered the comic book industry working for IDW Publishing as assistant of the artist David Messina on the Star Trek series and Elena Casagrande on Ghost Whisperer, before joining Marvel Comics in 2008 after getting discovered in an international talent search, named ChesterQuest.
After having worked on several Marvel titles, such as NYX, Namora and X-Men, Pichelli was hired as the main artist on the second volume of Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man. In September 2011, Pichelli won a Eagle Award and Harvey Award for Favorite Newcomer Artist; and two 2012 Stan Lee Awards for Best Newcomer Artist and Best artist.
In 2012 she co-created along with the writer Brian M. Bendis the new Ultimate Spider-Man: Miles Morales. In 2014 she was among the new Marvel Young Guns.
She recently worked on the title Guardians of the Galaxy (relaunching Angela, the beloved character from Spawn's universe, with an arc written by Brian M. Bendis and Neil Gaiman) and All New X-Men.
Currently she's working on Spider-Man, the book officially launched the new Spider-Man Miles Morales in the regular Marvel Universe."