Born in Olalla, Teruel (Spain) in 1954, Luis Royo began exhibiting his works since 1972 and published his comic works in several magazines such as 1984, Rambla, El Víbora and Heavy Metal in 1980.
Three years later he began to focus on illustration, publishing internationally, in the United States, Europe and Eastern Europe. Many prestigious publishers such as Tor Books, Berkley Books, Avon, Warner Books or Batman books, trusted Royo to illustrate
many of their most iconic covers.
Throughout his long career, Luis Royo has exhibited his work in different art exhibitions and galleries in France, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Russia and the United States. He has also been awarded on multiple occasions, including The Spectrum Silver Award (the best in contemporary fantasy art), The Inkpot Comic Art Award (Comi-Con International San Diego) in the United States, or The Peregrino Fantasy Prize in СТРАННННИК, Russia, and The Fumetto Cartoomics Millenium award in Italy, among others.