45 years old (December 20th, 1973)
Gabriele Dell’Otto (born on December 20, 1973) is an Italian illustrator author whose works have been published in several countries of the world.
His activity during the years included several fields: scientific illustration, calendars, lithographies, books, coloured graphic folders, covers of magazines, videogame covers.
Dell'Otto was born in Rome, Italy. He received a diploma in artistic maturity and registered in the European Design Institute. In 1998 he 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 entrusted him the realization of the images for their historical calendar.
In 2002 his work was shown to Joe Quesada, the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics, which entrusted to him the art for the Secret War mini-series, written by Brian Michael Bendis.
In 2006 he realized the cover and all the promotional images of the Italian version of the Activision videogame Marvel: Ultimate Alliance.
Between 2006 and 2007 Dell'Otto provided all the covers of the saga Annihilation based on cosmic characters of the Marvel Universe. In May 2007 he published the illustrated book Tales.