RICCARDO BURCHIELLI was born in Tuscany. After working as an art director in advertising fields, he starts focusing on comic art in 2003. He joins for a couple of years the staff of Eura Editoriale with some short stories for the magazines Skorpio and Lanciostory and the popular montly serie John Doe. After these releases, in 2005 he is enlisted by the editor Will Dennis at Vertigo and he realizes the successful and controversial series DMZ together with the writer Brian Wood. While being busy as a regular artist right on DMZ, between 2006 and 2007 he works with the italian scriptwriter Roberto Recchioni at Garrett - Ucciderò ancora Billy the Kid for Edizioni BD. In 2007 he wins the popular readers' award Comicus Prize and the prize of Lucca Comicon's GranGuinigi, both as "Best Artist".Recently Riccardo has been working also on other books of Vertigo, as Northlanders and American Vampire. After 6 years on DMZ Riccardo in now working for DC Comics and DC Digital doing different books like Dial-h Batman Black and White and Batman Unhinged. He lives in Florence with his girlfriend and two cats.

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