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Early lifeEdit

Richard Isanove was born in the south of France, studied film and animation at the Ecole nationale superieure des arts decoratifs in Paris, and moved to the United States in 1994 to study animation at the California Institute of the Arts.[1]


While in school, he was hired by Brian Haberlin as a staff colorist for Top Cow where, one year later, he became Art Director.[citation needed]

He went on to free-lance for multiple comics companies before settling at Marvel Comics. His distinctive coloring on the Wolverine: Origin series marked a new direction in coloring in the comics medium. It was soon followed by Neil Gaiman's Marvel 1602 and in 2007 Stephen King's The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born. he now alternates color work and fully painted work for Marvel and DC Comics.


Richard Isanove won the Wizard Fan Award in 2001 for his work on Wolverine: Origin and a Quill Award in 2005 for Marvel 1602.



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  1. ^ Interview With Richard Isanove. Retrieved October 3, 2011.


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