Batman Confidential, by Whilce Portacio
Batman Confidential #1 (February 2007)

Whilce Portacio started drawing seriously when he began getting paid for it, and his first professional work was as an inker for Marvel Comics in 1985 ('Longshot'). He is probably best known for his creation of the series 'Wetworks' and his work on 'Uncanny X-Men', 'The Punisher' and 'X-Factor'. In 1992, Portacio joined together with Todd McFarlane, Rob Liefeld, Jim Valentino, Erik Larsen, Marc Silvestri and Jim Lee to form Image Comics.

Batman Confidential, by Whilce Portacio
Batman Confidential #2 (March 2007)

He left Image shortly afterwards and eventually published 'Wetworks' under Jim Lee's Wildstorm imprint. Other series he worked on are 'Stone' and Marvel's 'Iron Man' (the 'Heroes Reborn' storyline), as well as DC's 'Batman Confidential'. In August, 2000, Portacio fell into a diabetic coma as a result of a failing pancreas. He woke up a week later, and wasn't able to draw again until six weeks later.

Iron Man, by Whilce Portacio

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