James Silvani is a Maui-based comic book artist and commercial illustrator. He grew up in the artist's colony of Laguna Beach and received an art degree from San Francisco State University. After working in-house for companies such as Ocean Pacific, Blizzard Entertainment and Foote, Cone & Belding, Silvani went freelance in 1994. He has provided cover artwork for BOOM Studios 'Muppet' titles 'Muppet King Arthur' and 'Muppet Snow White'. He is also a penciller for BOOM's Disney titles 'Darkwing Duck' and 'Duck Tales', and for Ape Entertainment's 'Richie Rich'.