Livio Ramondelli Archives

Kill Lock The Artisan Wraith #3 Review: Really Fun
Of course, that means violence is on the way, with mixed results that can only escalate. The genius of Livio Ramondelli is on display here as he fleshes out this cosmic culture of repression and order With a singular voice presenting this entire work, it's a science fiction miracle of such depth and scope that it[...]
Kill Lock The Artisan Wraith #2 Review: Worth Seeing
Now, some "fixers" are on the way … but did they really think the newly dubbed Artisan Wraith wouldn't have a plan? As hard as it might be to believe, every idea here came from the mind of Livio Ramondelli — writing, art, and even colors, with only Shawn Lee stepping in with lettering to make[...]
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Knave, Sean Konot, Piotr Kowalski, Ilias Kyriazis, Jonathan Lang, Christine Larsen, Janet Lee, John Lees, Fabian Lelay, Shawn Lee, Cath Lobo, Marissa Louise, Andrew MacLean, Andy MacDonald, James Maddox, Ariana Maher, Ryan Maniulit, Shaun Manning, Shanna Matuszak, Hannah Means-Shannon, Oliver Mertz, Joe Mulvey, Andrea Mutti, Micah Myers, Mike Norton, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, Eric Palicki, Chas! Pangburn,[...]
The cover of Kill Lock #6. Credit: IDW
Instead, let's say that Livio Ramondelli has, with only the help of David Mariotte as an editor and Tom B Long on letters, completed a virtually perfect mini-series It's almost like HBO's Watchmen in that every detail is exactly as it was at the beginning, but now it all means something so much more interesting[...]
Kill Lock #5 Review: High Grade Science Fiction
One is a nearly impossibly powerful combatant who disobeyed a cruel order (Wraith), another a worker with an addiction that led to a terrible accident (Laborer), the third a psychopath of a class of robots made as geniuses (Artisan) and the fourth, an innocent child with a congenital disability that falls short of the society's[...]
Kill Lock #4
(IDW Publishing, creative team: Livio Ramondelli, Tom B Long) This brilliant series has banked heavily on its characters The Kid is a dazed innocent, the Artisan a disaffected psychopath, the Laborer wracked with regret and the Wraith is generally terrifying Each character gets their core trait tested and flipped on its head as they near the[...]
REVIEW: Kill Lock #3 -- "A Wicked Delight To Read"
(IDW Publishing, creative team: Livio Ramondelli, Tom B Long) This issue is very effective in establishing the effects of this "flawless" society on four misfits, each of whom are stuck together in a joined death sentence that hope to teach empathy but doesn't care if it fails The deep science fiction hook is well couched in[...]
Transformers' Livio Ramondelli Draws Droid BB-8 (VIDEO)
By Alex Wilson During Phoenix Comic Con I had the chance to film Livio Ramondelli (Transformers from IDW) start and complete a commission of the upcoming Star Wars droid so many have fallen in love with, BB-8 In this time lapse video I took a little over 20 minutes of footage and compressed it down to[...]