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comics I've worked on over the years
comics I've worked on over the years

 

 

Kol'chuk the demon
Kol'chuk the demon

 

 

Cascabela, the rattlesnake spirit queen
Cascabela, the rattlesnake spirit queen

 

rewards!
rewards!

 

San DIego Comic Con ashcan & more  2007 on
San DIego Comic Con ashcan & more 2007 on

 

 

10 yrs of spare time =148 pages
10 yrs of spare time =148 pages

 

how I layout, pencil, ink a page (colors by Katie Limon)
how I layout, pencil, ink a page (colors by Katie Limon)

 

I grew up loving B westerns and horror movies, and listening to my mom and my nana tell me the Mexican folklore and tall tales of their Texan childhood. i've been a comics fan since i learned to read by reading my sister's Archie comics as a child. Once i was able to procure comics on my own, there was no turning back. I read whatever I could get my hands on. From the Dell/Gold Key, D.C. and Marvel we could get at the local grocery and drug stores to the b/w Creepy or Mad magazines we could only get at the local liquor store. Of course in those days I could find a treasure trove of comics just by walking down the alley behind my house. Yes, people would just throw out perfectly good comics back then, stacks of them. When i wasn't reading comics I spent hours drawing the characters i read about and of course at some point started coming up with characters of my own. It must have been around Jr. High when i saw the credits in Marvel comics that i first started thinking of drawing comics as a profession. But after high school and a stint in the military i had lost touch with the world of comics. Then my girlfriend at the time (now my wife) Monica introduced me to the San Diego Comic-Con in the mid 70's. My love of comics was rekindled. Monica and i self-published a comic titled "Panda Khan" in the late 80's/early 90's. i also worked with Ben Edlund on the "Tick" and did "TMNT Adventures" for Archie Comics along with many short and book length stories for a multitude of small and independent publishers. I work for ad agencies and businesses as a graphic designer and currently do editorial cartoons for a local newspaper.

Risks and challenges

I have already written, lettered and drawn all 148 pages of the first story arc. The remaining challenge is getting it all colored, since being red-green colorblind makes that part tricky for me. My decades in the comics industry has given me the opportunity to work some really great artist-colorists who have expressed an interest in coloring my story so now I just need to raise the money to pay them a decent page rate then it's off to the printer. I hope you like what you see and help me fulfill my dream. I'm dedicating this book to my mom, Eloisa, who passed last year from Alzheimer's.

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