Gabriele Dell’Otto - Golden Romics of the XX edition

Gabriele Dell’Otto - Golden Romics of the XX edition

The second great artist who has received the Golden Romics Award during the XX edition of the Festival was Gabriele Dell'Otto, eclettic illustrator, author of amazing images and magnificent heroes.  His nearly twenty years career started in Rome where he was born on 20 December 1974, in the field of scientific illustration. Soon, thanks to his talent, major italian publishers opened their doors to him so he began to illustrate comics covers and tables for Sergio Bonelli Editore: Dylan Dog and Orfani, even reaching the great international publications such as Marvel Comics Secret war, X-Force: Sex And Violence, Avengers annual,  Avenging Spider-Man 14 and 15, Amazing Spider-Man: Family Business.He also illustrated some book covers (Estrella by Ermanno Detti and La straordinaria vita di Tell Jordan by Francesco Sicheri), magazines (Wizard, ESPN Magazine) and videogames (Activision).His mastery in the use of colors and chiaroscuro makes his characters rather mysterious, fascinating and majestic. All this emerges even in the most simple works such as the Historical Calendar of Carabinieri (2002, 2003), but becomes more evident in his tribute to fantasy and in the most loved fairy tales (Tales, 2007; Oz, 2013) and in the Greek classics (Titans, 2008, Ulysses, 2008).The art of Gabriele Dell’Otto manages to give form and color to extraordinary literary scenarios. In 2014 he illustrated the Primo Canto of Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno, 2014). Many artistic works created over these years  by Dell’Otto have been collected in precious and very rare art books (Marvel Vision,The Marvel Art of Gabriele Dell'Otto) or in print and portfolio (Cyborg 2009, Villains 2010, XXL 2011, Dark Side 2012, Wide Vision 2013, Galavy, 2014; Star Wars, 2015) published by Octava Legio, the official fan club of Gabriele Dell'Otto, that for ten years  has been supporting and collaborating at the diffusion and valorization of the heterogeneous production of the artist.