James “Jimmy” Palmiotti is an Italian-American writer and artist of various comics. He has extensive writing and inking credits , and is widely regarded as one of the industry’s best creators; he has often inked the work of his friend and collaborator Joe Quesada, notably on Ash (which they co-created, along with Painkiller Jane) and Daredevil (esp. the ‘Guardian Devil’ arc penned by Kevin Smith). His most recent inking credit was on the current series of Teen Titans.
Palmiotti and Quesada were the creators behind the Marvel Knights line. Marvel handed four titles (Black Panther, Daredevil, The Punisher and The Inhumans) over to the creative control of Palmiotti and Quesada who put together creative teams that produced legendary runs like Daredevil by Kevin Smith and Joe Quesada and Christopher Preist’s run on Black Panther.
As a writer, Palmiotti is known for Painkiller Jane, Jonah Hex, Hawkman and The Monolith for DC Comics, as well as 21 Down, The Resistence and The Twilight Experiment for their Wildstorm imprint (often in tandem with fellow writer Justin Gray). He has also written for videogames, notably The Punisher, which he co-wrote with current Punisher scripter Garth Ennis. A Palmiotti/Ennis-scripted Ghost Rider videogame is also by them that ties in with the upcoming movie starring Nicholas Cage.
Other writing gigs are, with Justin Gray, Speed Racer for Lions Gate, Deadspace for Starz and EA games and he has written and overseen episodes of Painkiller Jane for the Sci fi channel.
Palmiotti is married to another comics artist, Amanda Conner.