Russell Dauterman is an illustrator and character designer, best known as the artist of Marvel's comic book series The Mighty Thor.
Russell's lengthy run on Thor, written by Jason Aaron and starring Jane Foster as Thor, debuted at #1 on The New York Times Bestseller List for graphic novels. The book was nominated for Best Continuing Series at the 2017 Eisner Awards.
Russell began his career in comics as the artist of the BOOM! Studios series, Supurbia. He went on to draw Nightwing at DC and Cyclops for Marvel. Since then, Russell has drawn covers, illustrated interiors, and designed characters for various comic book titles and publishers. In 2018, Marvel named Russell a Young Gun, one of the industry's top artists to watch.
Before his career in comics, Russell illustrated children’s books and worked in the film industry as an illustrator for costume designers, including work on the film Captain America: The First Avenger. A graduate of Boston College, Russell continued to study illustration, character design, and costume history at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree.
Clients include Marvel Entertainment, DC Comics, BOOM! Studios, Image Comics, Valiant Entertainment, ESPN The Magazine, and Empire Magazine.