Paolo Rivera is a successful painter of covers and interiors for Marvel comic books. He began his professional career working with Jim Krueger on a number of his personal projects and pitches including 'Children of the Left Hand'. He began work for the House of Ideas in 2002 with a painted 'Dr. Doom' story for Marvel Double-Shot #2. He has since painted a number of covers ('Iron Man', 'Hawkey', 'Fantastic Four', 'X-Men Unlimited') and interiors ('Spectacular Spider-Man' # 14, 'Mythos the X-Men').