Alex Saviuk an American comic book artist primarily known for his work on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man.
Saviuk graduated from Floral Park Memorial High School in 1970.He attended the School of Visual Arts, where he studied with (among others) Will Eisner, graduating in 1974 with a degree in Illustration. Saviuk's professional career began in 1977 at DC Comics, where he illustrated such titles as Green Lantern, The Flash and Superman. In the early 1980s, Saviuk was the regular backup feature artist on Action Comics, where he drew the exploits of characters like the Atom, Air-Wave, and Aquaman.
In 1986, Saviuk moved to Marvel Comics, where he eventually established himself as a key Spider-Man artist with a seven-year run on Web of Spider-Man (issues #35-116). From 1994–1996, Saviuk worked on the series Spider-Man Adventures (later retitled The Adventures of Spider-Man). Since 1997, Saviuk has drawn The Amazing Spider-Man Sunday newspaper comic strip, written by Stan Lee; since 2003, he has inked the daily Spider-Man strip (which is pencilled by legendary Marvel Artist- Joe Sinnott) but pencils the Sunday strip, written by Lee's brother Larry Lieber.
In 1997–1998, he spent a one-year stint at Topps Comics drawing The X-Files until the end of its run.
Some of the characters Saviuk has co-created include Sunburst (with Paul Kupperberg), Olympian (with E. Nelson Bridwell), Tombstone (with Gerry Conway), and the New Enforcers (with Terry Kavanagh).
Recently Saviuk teamed up with Stan Lee to work on the new series Stan Lee's Super Seven.
In addition to comics, Saviuk does storyboards for advertising agencies and, occasionally, film and animation studios.
Saviuk lives in Port Orange, Florida, with his wife Jody and their two children.
A regular at conventions and does great commission work!
Characters Created by Alex Saviuk