Interview With Ariel Olivetti
(March 2001)

Ariel Olivetti has worked on several titles like X-Man, Lobo and many more. Here he talks about his work on DD and some of his other projects.

Kuljit Mithra: Can you give a brief bio of yourself? Where did you grow up and how did you get interested in drawing comics?

Ariel Olivetti: Your readers can obtain my bio in English and Spanish at my personal web site: www.arielolivetti.com

Mithra: Is there a big comics community in your native Argentina? Do people mainly read American comics or the local comics?

Olivetti: There are 3 types of readers in Argentina. 10 year old kids read manga. 20 year olds read American comics and 30 years old read European and Argentinian comics.

Mithra: What were some of the comics you drew in Argentina?

Olivetti: I worked on the comic magazine "FIERRO" making covers. I also worked on my own personal character "El Cazador".

Mithra: When did you start working with Marvel and what title did you draw?

Olivetti: My first job with Marvel was in 1992. I did the "Last Avengers Story".

Mithra: How did the Daredevil job come about for you? Were you a fan of Daredevil?

Olivetti: I don't remember. But I like the character.

Mithra: What was it like to work with Joe Kelly? Was it difficult to work with you in Argentina and Joe Kelly in America?

Olivetti: It was perfect. I knew him before working on DD. So it wasn't difficult at all.

Mithra: How about inker Pier Brito... what was it like working with him?

Olivetti: I don't know... I had some personal problems with his work.

Mithra: What did you like most about drawing Daredevil? What did you dislike about drawing Daredevil?

Olivetti: I didn't get to enjoy my work on DD because in this time I was very busy.

Mithra: What did you think of the Omega Red storyline and the Mr. Fear storyline?

Olivetti: I like these characters!!!

Mithra: Were there any favourite characters you liked to draw while you were the artist on Daredevil?

Olivetti: Yes, Ghost Rider, for sure.

Mithra: Do you prefer pencil art or painting comics?

Olivetti:: Painting comics, absolutely.

Mithra: What has been your favourite comic work that you have done?

Olivetti: The Lobo comics with Etrigan

Mithra: Were you disappointed the Satana series never got published?

Olivetti: Yes, this was going to be an interesting project.

Mithra: Do you think Marvel was correct in cancelling X-Man? How was it working with Steven Grant?

Olivetti: I think that X-Man was a lot more adult than the other X-books. Steven Grant is great!!

Mithra: And the last question, can you say anything about your upcoming DC work, or is that still a secret? Any other upcoming work you can talk about?

Olivetti: The project is still a secret but I can say to you that this is a big project with aliens and JLA and the story is spectacular!

----------------------------------------------
(c) Kuljit Mithra 2001
Daredevil:The Man Without Fear
http://www.manwithoutfear.com
----------------------------------------------


Read more interviews!

40th Anniversary
Ben Abernathy
Alejandro Arbona
Jose Guns Alves
Mahmud Asrar
Dick Ayers
Jonathan Barron
Thomas Baxter
Black and White
Haden Blackman
Randy Bowen
Alan Brennert
Chris Brewster
Ed Brubaker
Steve Buccellato
Bob Budiansky
Danny Bulanadi
John Byrne
Harry Candelario
Joe Caramagna
Sergio Cariello
Bernard Chang
Marco Checchetto
Dan Chichester
Gene Colan
Hector Collazo
Jason Copland
Matt Costello
Greg Cox
Paul Crilley
Daredevil '83
Daredevil V3
Keith DeCandido
Tom DeFalco
Roberto De La Torre
J.M. DeMatteis
Kim DeMulder
Brian Denham
Will Devokees
Carmine Di Giandomenico
Josie DiVincenzo
Chuck Dixon
Scott Dunbier
Kieron Dwyer
Tommy Lee Edwards
Elastic
Elektra Hand Devil
Steve Englehart
Fall From Grace
Tito Faraci
James Felder
Karin Fong
Tim Flattery
Justin F. Gabrie
Ron Garney
Pat Garrahy
Stefano Gaudiano
Uri Geller
Matt Gerald
Steve Gerber
Christopher Golden
Steven Grant
Devin K. Grayson
Larry Hama
Cully Hamner
John Patrick Hayden
Jason Henderson
Glenn Herdling
David Hine
Matt Hollingsworth
Caleb Howard
Dave Hunt
Ray Iannicelli
Alex Irvine & Tomm Coker
Tony Isabella
Richard Isanove
Chris Ivy
Danny Johnson
Mark Steven Johnson
Dan Jurgens
Joe Kelly
Karl Kesel
Lauren Mary Kim
Daniel Kish
Jim Krueger
Ryan K. Lindsay
David Liss
Scott Lobdell
Jeph Loeb
Tom Lyle
David Mack
Clay Mann
Jason Martin
Vatche Mavlian &
Brett Matthews

Shane McCarthy &
Martin Redmond

Scott McDaniel
Luke McDonnell
Manny Mederos
Jon Mefford
Stuart Moore
Richard K. Morgan
Yvonne Navarro
Eddy Newell
Fabian Nicieza
Ann Nocenti
Cary Nord
Mike Oeming
Ariel Olivetti
Denny O'Neil
John Ostrander
Jimmy Palmiotti
George Papadimatos
Ande Parks
Seth Peck
Khoi Pham
John Pirkis
Joe Quesada
Ben Raab
Bill Reinhold
Graeme Revell
Madeleine Robins
Robert Rodi
Javier Rodriguez
J.G. Roshell
John Rozum
Matt Ryan
Reza Salazar
Tony Salmons
Salgood Sam
Chris Samnee
David Sarrio
Christie Scheele
Peter Shinkoda
Jim Shooter
Bill Sienkiewicz
Thony Silas
Warren Simons
Walt Simonson
Marc Siry
Suzanne H. Smart
Kevin Smith
Spoken Comics
Stephen D. Sullivan
Billy Tan
Scott Terra
Ben Torres
Tim Tuohy
Susan Varon
Ron Wagner
Mark Waid
Lee Weeks
Lee Weeks (2)
Zeb Wells
Phil Winslade
Marv Wolfman
Gregory Wright
Paul Young
Zachary Zirlin



 
COMICS: Volume 1 | Volume 2 | Volume 3 | Volume 4 | Volume 5 | Annuals | Appearances | Costumes | Digital Comics | Hardcovers | Key Issues | Logos | Origin | Price Guide | Recommended | Reviews | Secret Identity | Sales Data | Titles | Trades | Untold Tales

CREATORS: Cover Artists | Inkers | Pencillers | Writers

MEDIA: Actors | Books | Cartoons | Computer Fun! | Movies | Music | Pictures | Sightings | Sketches | Video Games | Wallpapers

FANS: Fan Art | Fan Costumes | Fan Custom Figures | Fan Fiction | Fan Films | Fan Guitars | Fan Tattoos
 

 

Daredevil (and other related characters appearing) and the distinctive likenesses are Trademarks of Marvel Characters, Inc. and are used WITHOUT permission.
Copyright © 2017 Marvel Characters, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Visit Marvel.com.
www.manwithoutfear.com is owned and operated by Kuljit Mithra. Web site is © Kuljit Mithra 1996-2017.

Keep up to the date with your trusted Daredevil source ManWithoutFear.com on and