Born in Valencia in 1977, Victor Santos has written and illustrated a variety of comics published in Spain, Italy and France, including The Elf Kings, Pulp Heroes, Young Ronins, Black Kaiser, Rashomon and Sukeban Turbo.
Santos has illustrated numerous comics in the United States, Brian Azzarello’s New York Times best-selling Filthy Rich, one of the first titles of DC Comics’ Vertigo Crime line, the fantasy epic The Mice Templar, written by Bryan J. L. Glass and Michael Avon Oeming, James Patterson’s New York Times best-selling Witch & Wizard series, as well as different titles like Furious, Black Market, Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters, Sleepy Hollow or Big Trouble in Little China.
His latest published books are the Image comics series Violent Love with Frank Barbiere and the graphic novel Bad Girls, written by Alex de Campi for Simon & Schuster.
Meanwhile, Santos has continued his career as a writer in Spain with other artists, creating the graphic novels Silhouette, Ragnarök or Infinity Outrage amongst others.
He has collaborated with companies like Netflix, Fnac, Porsche, the Corvus Belli game company and artists like Deadmau5. His work will be published soon in countries like China and Japan.
His Polar quadrilogy published by Dark Horse, his most personal project as complete author to date, has been adapted in an original Netflix movie production, with Mads Mikkelsen and Vanessa Hudgens. Others of his works have been optioned, like The Mice Templar series, currently in development as animation TV show by Gaumont.
Santos has won six awards at the Barcelona international comic convention and three at the Madrid comics convention for his work. In 2014 he was nominated to the Harvey Award for his work in the first Polar volume: Came from the cold and Bad Girls was nominated as best graphic album to the Eisner Awards in 2019.
He lives in Bilbao, Spain.
Victor Santos is a guest shared with Norma Editorial