About Marvel's Young Guns:

Marvel's Young Guns program spotlights the best up-and-coming artists in the comic book industry. Originally launched in 2004, each class of Marvel's Young Guns have become some of the industry's most recognized illustrators for their style, creativity, and groundbreaking portfolio work. Widely known as luminaries of their craft, Marvel's Young Guns, which include alumni such as Jim Cheung, Steve McNiven, Leinil Yu, Daniel Acuña, David Marquez, Sara Pichelli, and many other legendary talents, have drawn some of Marvel's greatest events and iconic new series over the years. In 2018, Marvel introduced the world to the new class of Young Guns: Marco Checchetto, Russell Dauterman, Mike del Mundo, Javier Garrón, Aaron Kuder, and Pepe Larraz. Welcome to the next generation of elite artists!

Marvel's Young Guns Marco Checcetto Profile Photo

Marco Checcetto

Hometown: Dolo, Italy

Books Worked On: Daredevil,
Old Man Hawkeye

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Marvel's Young Guns Russell Dauterman Profile Photo

Russell Dauterman

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio

Books Worked On: Mighty Thor,
War of the Realms

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Marvel's Young Guns Mike Del Mundo Profile Photo

Mike Del Mundo

Hometown: Toronto, Canada

Books Worked On: Avengers, Thor

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Marvel's Young Guns Javier Garron Profile Photo

Javier Garrón

Hometown: El Puerto de Santa María
(Saint Mary's Port), Spain

Books Worked On: Ant-Man and the Wasp,
Miles Morales: Spider-Man

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Marvel's Young Guns Aaron Kuder Profile Photo

Aaron Kuder

Hometown: Ithaca, New York

Books Worked On: Fantastic Four,
Guardians of the Galaxy

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Marvel's Young Guns Pepe Larraz Profile Photo

Pepe Larraz

Hometown: Madrid, Spain

Books Worked On: Avengers, Extermination

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