Off Panel #2: Declan Shalvey on Making a Career as a Comic Artist

The Injection artist takes us inside the story of how he became a top artist in comics

In this week’s episode of’s weekly creator-centric podcast Off Panel, David welcomes artist Declan Shalvey to the show to talk about making a career in comics, from getting your start to reaching new, unexpected mountaintops. It’s a look at how Shalvey’s career has progressed, and how he has managed to find success in the process. It’s a great follow-up for those who enjoyed last week’s episode and the Artist Survey.

Declan is the artist of “Injection” at Image Comics with Warren Ellis and Jordie Bellaire, as well as recent runs on “Moon Knight” and “Deadpool”. You can find Declan on Twitter and Tumblr.

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Cover art from “Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E.” by Warren Ellis and Stuart Immonen and “Hellboy” by Mike Mignola. Intro music is Yo La Tengo’s “Periodically Double or Triple”, used with their permission (if they remember…I swear it’s true YLT!).