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Ariel Olivetti (b. November 15, 1967) is a comic book artist.

Professional History

Ariel Olivetti is an Argentine artist and penciller best known for his work on American titles such as Daredevil, X-Man, Space Ghost and Punisher War Journal.

He studied Graphic Design in college. His first work was published in the Argentine magazine Fierro. He created El Cazador de Aventuras, a popular adult comic in 1992.

His first American work was 1995's The Last Avengers Story, which was written by Peter David and published by Marvel Comics. He went on to have a brief stint as regular penciller on Marvel's Daredevil between 1997 and 1998, where he worked with writer Joe Kelly. His next major work was in 1998, when he worked with writer Steven Grant on the Warren Ellis devised Counter X revamp of Marvel's X-Man title. In 2005, he again collaborated with Joe Kelly on DC Comics' Space Ghost limited series which revealed the character's origins for the first time.

Other DC titles include: JLA: Paradise Lost (1998), Haven: The Broken City (2002) and Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight (2006).

Throughout his career Olivetti has worked in different mediums, including black and white, digital color, acrylics and oils.

Work History