David Messina had worked in animation (storyboarding and character design) and graphic advertising before breaking into comics.
He has worked most prolifically for IDW Publishing, but also for Marvel, and Image Comics. David also published erotic books for the Spanish, Italian and French market.
Previous comics experience includes coloring (along with one issue of G.I.Joe Front Line for Devil’s Due and serving as regular colorist for their Voltron series); art and colors for the prequel of Cla$$War for Com.X; and art direction for Scarabeo Publishing’s Arcana Mater (in addition to drawing the first issue of the series). For Image Comics David worked with Joe Casey on a creator owned series called The BOUNCE.
Along with Emanuel Simeoni and Valerio Schiti, he is a founder of the KAIJU CLUB Studio.
Currently, David's at work on the Catwoman series for DC Comics, and has taught at the Scuola Internazionale di Comics in Rome since 2002.