Patrick Spaziante, or “Spaz” as he is commonly known, is a comic book artist who has worked primarily for Archie Comics.

Spaziante is currently a penciler and cover artist at Archie Comics on Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog comic book series, the Sonic X and Sonic Universe comics. But while Spaziante is best known for his work with Archie, he has also created illustrations and comic books for such companies as Dreamwave Productions, Marvel Comics, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, children books and Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender.