Declan Shalvey

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Declan Shalvey
Declan Shalvey 2013.jpg
Declan Shalvey at the C2E2, April 26, 2013
Born11 January
NationalityIrish
Area(s)Penciller, Inker
Notable works
Hero Killers
Frankenstein
28 Days Later
Awards2007 Eagle Award
http://dshalv.blogspot.com

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.

Career[edit]

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.[1] His small press work includes the Irish noir comic Freakshow, written by Rob Curley,[2] which featured in the small press section of Judge Dredd Megazine,[3] contributions to the anthologies Your Round Presents: Tequila,[4] The Shiznit, and the Irish language comic Rí-Rá, and Tim Skinner: Total Scumbag, again with Andy Winter.[5]

In 2008 he illustrated a graphic novel adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, written by Jason Cobley, and in 2012 an adaptation of Sweeney Todd, written by Scottish writer Sean Michael Wilson, both for Classical Comics[6][7] 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.

Bibliography[edit]

Shalvey drawing at the Big Apple Convention, 21 May 2011

Comics[edit]

  • Hero Killers (with Andy Winter, one-shot, Moonface Press, 2006)
  • "Freakshow: The Quiet Man" (with Rob Curley, in Judge Dredd Megazine No. 260, July 2007)
  • Your Round Presents: Tequila (Olive Press, 2007)
  • Frankenstein (with Jason Cobley, 144 pages, Classical Comics, September 2008 Original Text, ISBN 978-1-906332-15-0, Quick Text, ISBN 978-1-906332-16-7)
  • Tim Skinner: Total Scumbag (with Andy Winter, Moonface Press, November 2008)
  • 28 Days Later #1–4, 6–8, 10–12 (with Michael Alan Nelson, Boom! Studios, July 2009–February 2010)
  • Thunderbolts #148–149 (with writer Jeff Parker, Marvel Comics, November–December 2010)
  • Deadpool #15–19 (with writers Gerry Duggan and Brian Posehn, Marvel Comics, August–November 2013)
  • Moon Knight (with writers Warren Ellis and Brian Wood, Marvel Comics, March 2014–2015)
  • Injection (with writer Warren Ellis, Image Comics, 2015-present)

Illustrations[edit]

  • 800 Years of Haunted Liverpool (by John Reppion, The History Press, 2008)

Awards[edit]

  • 2006: Won Hero Killers "Favourite British Black and White Comicbook" Eagle Award for Hero Killers[1]
  • 2010: Nominated for "Favourite Newcomer Artist" Eagle Award

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Eagle Awards 2006 Archived 29 May 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Declan Shalvey Interview, Indie Review, 9 August 2008
  3. ^ Contents of Judge Dredd Megazine #260 Archived 8 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine at 2000adonline.com
  4. ^ Review of Your Round Presents: Tequila, Comics Bulletin, 27 August 2007
  5. ^ Review of Tim Skinner: Total Scumbag at ComicRelated
  6. ^ "Frankenstein at Classical Comics". Archived from the original on 22 May 2008. Retrieved 28 May 2008.
  7. ^ Talking Classical Comics with Declan Shalvey Archived 16 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine, Comics Bulletin, 20 November 2008

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