Sal Buscema (b. January 26, 1936) is an artist.

Personal History

Sal was born and raised in New York City. He is the youngest brother of John Buscema. He attended the High School of Music & Art, graduating in 1955.

Professional History

Sal Buscema is an American comic book artist. He is one of the most important artists that have worked for Marvel Comics; having worked on all the major characters of that company. He began his career in 1968 working for Marvel as a cover artist on their title Uncanny X-Men. Since his debut, he worked solely for Marvel for almost 30 years. His first work for DC Comics was in the title Birds of Prey: Manhunt. He worked on several other titles as Shadow of the Bat; Catwoman; Detective Comics; Robin and many others.

Work History


  • Sal Buscema received the Inkpot Award in 2003 and the Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award in September 2013 at the Baltimore Comic-Con.

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