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Gabriele Dell’Otto (born December 20, 1973) is an Italian illustrator and author whose works have been published in several countries in the fields of scientific illustration, comic books, calendars, lithographies, books, colored graphic folders, and cover work for magazines and video games.

Gabriele Dell'Otto
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Dell'Otto in November 2014
Born (1973-12-20) December 20, 1973 (age 45)
Rome, Italy


Early lifeEdit

Dell'Otto was born December 20, 1973 in Rome, Italy. He received a diploma in artistic maturity and registered in the European Design Institute.[1][2]


Cover to X-23 #1. Art by Dell'Otto.

In 1998 Dell'Otto started collaborating with the European division of Marvel Comics, producing covers, posters and lithographies for Italy, France and Germany. In Germany he started collaborating with DC Comics and other publishers such as IPP, Egmont Ehapa and MG Publishing.

In 2002-2003 the Italian Carabinieri hired him to design the images for their historical calendar.

In 2002 his work was shown to Joe Quesada, the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics, who assigned him the art duties for the Secret War mini-series, written by Brian Michael Bendis.

In 2006 he illustrated the cover and promotional images of the Italian version of the Activision videogame Marvel: Ultimate Alliance.

Between 2006 and 2007 Dell'Otto provided the covers of the miniseries Annihilation, which starred the space-based characters of the Marvel Universe. In May 2007 he published the illustrated book Tales.

In 2009 he was the artist of the X-Force mini-series Sex and Violence, written by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost.

In January 2012, Dell'Otto illustrated the spine images for the books in The Official Marvel Graphic Novel Collection. When put together in order, the spines form a complete landscape image.


Cover workEdit



  1. ^ Gabriele Dell'Otto, accessed July 13, 2011.
  2. ^ Gabriele Dell’Otto , accessed July 13, 2011.

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