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July 28, 2017

Warm-up sketch, sending out my usual smoke signals.

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Published on July 28, 2017 11:05 • 7 views

July 12, 2017

We couldn't be happier with this news.





'Umbrella Academy' Live-Action TV Series Set at Netflix'The 10-episode drama will launch in 2018 and is based on Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba's beloved comic of the same name.
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Published on July 12, 2017 09:12 • 17 views

July 10, 2017

Costumes! Costumes! Costumes!
Drawing I did for the CBLDF auction that will happen next week during #sdcc2017. You will have a chance to see this original at the CBLDF welcome party at the Westgate Hotel on Thursday night, July 20th (among several other incredible pieces of art), and the auction will happen on Saturday (check out where at the CBLDF website).
I’ll be at the party. See you there!

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Published on July 10, 2017 17:16 • 5 views

June 30, 2017

Recently, I made this exclusive variant cover for Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston's BLACK HAMMER . I had a blast doing this retro looking cover, paying homage to Kevin Maguire's iconic Justice League cover. Here you can see the idea sketch, the pencil stage, inking during two moments, the final scan and the final cover. It changed very little from sketch to final image, and mainly I changed who would have the arms crossed to better reference the Maguire cover.

Doing a Black Hammer logo with letters also similar to the Justice League logo, and adding the tagline on the top, gave this the perfect feel of something from the past of superheroes comics.

I’ll post all our San Diego schedule soon, but I’ll be signing this exclusive edition with Jeff Lemire on Friday, July 21, from 3PM to 4PM, at the Dark Horse booth.

See you there!



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Published on June 30, 2017 14:50 • 3 views

April 29, 2017

Recently, I did this poster for the scottish singer Paolo Nutini's show here in São Paulo. Here at the studio we've been so busy creating new stories that rarely I do anything that's not comic book related anymore. I'm not complaining, because I love comics and I have the chance to do only that, but sometimes you get that itch to do something a little different, related to something else, another world (the music world, the poster world) and it's nice when the itch comes and it coincides with that tiny little amount of free time you save every month just in case you come across an opportunity.
Paolo happens to like my comics, which I think was one of the reasons I was invited to do the poster, and I happen to like his music, which was one of the reasons I wanted to do it.

Back to the comics now.


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Published on April 29, 2017 08:03 • 17 views

March 8, 2017

On my book, today's like every day. Every day I thank the women in my life for existing and for helping me be a better human being. (some men help, too)
But I did this warm up drawing to celebrate today anyway.

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Published on March 08, 2017 06:05 • 7 views

March 6, 2017

Will Eisner would have been 100 years old today. We, like so many others around the big world of comics, were deeply influenced by his work, so we did these drawings in his honor today, to say thanks. The Spirit is by far Eisner's most famous character. I can’t help but wonder that, if created today, a Spirit of our time (for our time) might have been a woman.

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Published on March 06, 2017 11:15 • 2 views

February 4, 2017

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Published on February 04, 2017 08:12 • 22 views

January 28, 2017

Bá and I were working this Saturday when my phoned made its noise for incoming messages. It was a video from Michele, our dear Italian editor at Bao. In fact, not only from him, but also it was from François, our dear French editor at Urban Comics. This weekend, the Festival International de la Bande Dessinée is happening in Angoulême once more, and apparently both our editors met in this cold Saturday to let us know, in our current hot summer day, that they were plotting our future at that very moment.They were trying to confuse us. Deceive us with smiles. Their eyes betrayed them, and we knew they were up to know good. Europeans and their secrets and all that.
We replied with another video, and we smiled back, and we waved.
They're coming for us.We know it.We'll be ready when they come.But we can enjoy our summer while we wait.
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Published on January 28, 2017 11:32 • 4 views

January 20, 2017

My art is this mask I wear.
I painted the cover of a new notebook.
A new project begins.
Something exciting.
Different.

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Published on January 20, 2017 13:18 • 7 views

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