NELSON ALEXANDER ROSS was born in 1970 and grew up in Lubbock, Texas. He studied painting at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, and upon graduating at age 20 worked at the Leo Burnett advertising agency as an in-house artist. His first published comics work appeared shortly after that, and he soon went out on his own. In the years since he has won every comics industry accolade many times over, including ten Will Eisner Awards. He lives with his family in Chicago, Ill.
Ross is the Caravaggio of caped crusaders... - Neil Steinberg, Chicago Marvelocity is everything a Ross fan could want in a coffee-table book, showcasing his mastery of covers, concepts, and content. There are original photo references, sketches that showcase his early evolution as a designer, and even adorable childhood scribblings. One walks away from Marvelocity realizing Alex Ross is truly sui generis and unlikely to ever be matched. - Abraham Riesman, Vulture