Declan Shalvey

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Feb. 27, 1982

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Declan Shalvey is an Irish comics artist and writer. He has worked for Marvel Comics, drawing titles like Moon Knight, Thunderbolts and Deadpool. For Image Comics, he has collaborated with writer Warren Ellis on science fiction series Injection, and written crime comics set in Ireland, including Savage Town, with artist Philip Barrett, and Bog Bodies, with artist Gavin Fullerton. Shalvey was born on 11 January 1982 in Dublin, and grew up in Ennis, County Clare, where he was educated at Rice College and St. Flannan's College secondary schools. He studied Fine Art Printmaking at Limerick School of Art and Design.He started his career in independent comics in Ireland and the UK. He 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. His small press work includes the Irish noir comic Freakshow, written by Rob Curley, which featured in the small press section of Judge Dredd Megazine, contributions to the anthologies Your Round Presents: Tequila, The Shiznit, and the Irish language comic Rí-Rá, and Tim Skinner: Total Scumbag, again with Andy Winter. In 2008 he illustrated a graphic novel adaptation of Mary Shelley's …

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