Jimmy Palmiotti

Jimmy Palmiotti

Infobox Comics creator
name = Jimmy Palmiotti

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birthname = James Palmiotti
birthdate = birth date and age|1961|08|16
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nationality = American
area = Writer, inker
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James "Jimmy" Palmiotti is an Italian American writer of various comic books, games and film.


Starting at Marvel in 1991 where he inked mostly the Punisher, Ghost Rider, The Nam and the Marvel 2099 line, Palmiotti has accumulated extensive inking and writing credits and has often inked the work of his friend and collaborator Joe Quesada, notably on "Ash" (which they co-created, along with "Painkiller Jane") and "Daredevil" (esp. the 'Guardian Devil' arc penned by Kevin Smith). He also worked for Dark Horse Comics, as the inker during the Doug Mahnke run on X. He inked Paul Gulacy on ', "Punisher" and Catwoman. He inked Steve Dillon on Punisher. He's also inked over Dale Eaglesham's pencil's on the DC Comics mini, "Secret Six". His most recent inking credit was on DC's current series ' and "Countdown to Final Crisis".

As a writer Palmiotti is known for "Deadpool", Daughters of the Dragon, "Heroes for Hire" and Shanna the She-Devil for Marvel Comics, "Hawkman", "Superboy" and "The Monolith" for DC Comics, as well as "21 Down" and "The Twilight Experiment" for their Wildstorm imprint (often in tandem with fellow writer Justin Gray). Palmiotti also co-scripted, with Garth Ennis, a "Ghost Rider" video game that ties in with the movie. He has also recently penned "Supergirl" #12, the two "Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters" miniseries and an arc for "Superman Confidential" arc. Palmiotti and Gray were also part of the writing team for DC's Countdown. Currently, Palmiotti, along with Gray, are writing the monthly, "Jonah Hex". He will also be writing the Devil's Due title "", based on the novel "Vampire Hunter D". [ [http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=18135 Palmiotti Stakes Claim to "Vampire Hunter D"] , Comic Book Resources, September 19, 2008]

He has, as well, sold and put into development at one time or another: "Beautiful Killer", "Gatecrasher", "Tempest", "Civil Warrior" and has currently being shopped "Death Troupe" and "Triggergirl 6". Palmiotti recently co-wrote with Justin Gray "" for Fox Atomic Comics.

His work on the "Painkiller Jane" series for the Sci-Fi Channel starring Kristanna Loken has been canceled. In the past he has written and storyboarded films for Hooptown for Nike. They featured LeBron James and Vince Carter.

Palmiotti, an Italian American,Fact|date=February 2007 is in a long-term relationship with comics artist, Amanda Conner.



Comics work includes:

*"Monolith" (with Phil Winslade, DC Comics, 2004-2005)

* "Jonah Hex" (with Justin Gray):
** "Face Full of Violence" (with art by Luke Ross, and Tony DeZuniga, 144 pages, collects "Jonah Hex" #1-6, Titan Books, December 2006, ISBN 1-84576-408-0, DC, September 2006, ISBN 1-4012-1095-3)
** "Guns of Vengeance" (with art by Luke Ross, Dylan Teague, Tony Dezuñiga, Phil Noto, David Michael Beck, Paul Gulacy, Jimmy Palmiotti, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Art Thibert, 144 pages, collects "Jonah Hex" #7-12, DC, April 2007, ISBN 1-40121-249-2)

*"" (with co-author Justin Gray, art by John Higgins, Fox Atomic Comics, 2007, ISBN 978-0061243547)
*"" (Devil's Due Publishing, 2009, forthcoming)


Writing for television and film includes:

*"Painkiller Jane: The Series" for the SCI-FI channel and Starz. Creator, writer and script consultant on 22 episodes.

*"Dead Space: The Movie": script writer with Justin Gray for E.A. Games and Starz.

*": The Beginning". Pilot movie DVD, 2008. Writer with Justin Gray for Lions Gate Entertainment and the Animation Collective.



*comicbookdb|type=creator|id=189|title=Jimmy Palmiotti
* [http://comicbookrealm.com/report/contributor/939/jimmy+palmiotti&t=work Jimmy Palmiotti] at ComicBookRealm.com

External links

*imdb name|0658609|Jimmy Palmiotti


* [http://www.comixology.com/podcasts/42/Dock-Walloper-with-Jimmy-Palmiotti Interview on Dock Walloper] at [http://www.comixology.com comiXology] - May 2008
* [http://www.aroundcomics.com/interviews/jimmy-palmiotti-on-ep.-049.html Interview with Around Comics - Oct 2006]
* [http://www.evilavatarradio.com/audio/EAR.Interview.Jimmy.Palmiotti.mp3 Audio interview with Jimmy, June 2006]
* [http://www.popimage.com/content/viewnews.cgi?newsid1026452328,40256, Interview with Jimmy and Justin Gray @ PopImage, July 2002]
* [http://www.popimage.com/industrial/062601palmiottiint.html Interview with Jimmy, June 2001]
* [http://worldscollide.com/mkast/MKast_Ep03.mp3 MKast#3]

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