A current teacher at the Joso School for Comic-Book Artists, and also a former student, Francis started working in American comic-books both as a penciler (two issues of GI Joe: Frontline for Image / Devil’s Due) and an inker, in books like The Resistance (with Juan Santacruz) for Wildstorm, and Batman: Gotham Knights (with Al Barrionuevo) for DC Comics.

Later, he started penciling for Marvel, in titles like Araña: The heart of the Spider; the miniseries Supervillain Teamp: MODOK’s 11; Heroes for Hire; a lengthy stint as artist in Black Panther; Wolverine: First Class; and the Halo: Blood Line miniseries.

In 2010 he moved to DC Comics where he did long runs for the New-52 Legion of Superheroes series and Trinity of Sin: Pandora, also some issues of Animal Man, Batman & Robin, and Green Lantern

At his current home of Valiant Entertainment, Francis was the artist for an arc of Ivar, Timewalker; the Faith miniseries, Generation Zero, and he’s currently drawing Archer & Armstrong: Scape from Gulag 396