Luis Podavin is an artist of Brazilian Disney comics. He joined Abril publishers in the mid-1970s, and became an artist of 'Jose Carioca' stories for the magazine Zé Carioca. In addition, Podavin works with many other characters and has illustrated several covers and stories for Pato Donald.
He also provides artwork on 'Gyro Gearloose' and 'Jose Carioca' stories for the Dutch Donald Duck through the Magic Eye Studios. He returned to drawing Brazilian 'Zé Carioca' stories when Abril revived their local production in 2012.