Two-time Eisner-award-winning artist, Phil has worked for DC Entertainment, Marvel Entertainment, and a host of other comic book companies for over 30 years. He has created large-scale artworks for public spaces, schools, and museums in New York and Chicago; lectured at universities, museums, and the Library of Congress on identity and diversity in entertainment. An Inkpot, Diamond, and Wizard-award-winning writer and artist, Phil Jimenez is best known for his work on Tempest, The Invisibles, New-X-Men, Infinite Crisis, Amazing Spider-Man, Otherworld and now Wonder Woman: Historia, the Black Label graphic novel written by Kelly Sue DeConnick for DC Comics.
Comic-book veteran, co-creator, writer and artist of Sacred Creatures, Pablo Raimondi has worked for both Marvel and DC Comics and has illustrated some of the top comic action figures, including Superman, Batman, and the X-Men. His work includes, Books of Doom, with Ed Brubaker (Marvel Comics), Madrox and X-Factor, with Peter David (Marvel Comics), Superman: Man of Steel and Batman (DC Comics), The Magic Cane, with Maria Celeste Arraras (Scholastic).
Ace is a Filipino freelance illustrator from Central California. He’s worked for Dark Horse Comics, Zenescope Entertainment, Fenom Comics, Counterpoint comics, Absolute Comics Group and various independent publishers. Ace is currently penciling a graphic novel for Fénom Comics and plotting a path to an epic tale of Sacred Band of Thebes.
Alfonso is a penciler and inker and the creator of New Forms and Amazing Worlds from Tabasco. Yes, like the sauce!
Ander has been working for more than 15 years, as a comic book colorist and a background Painter and Color Stylist in Animation. His list is extensive, working with companies such as Disney Toon, Titmouse, Marvel Development, DC Comics, IDW Publishing/Hasbro, Scout Comics, Avengers Assemble, X-men, JLA, Transformers, Gi Joe, Tekken, Star Trek: Lower Decks (Animation), Jake and the Neverland Pirates (Animation) Skylanders and more.
From the northeast coast of Brazil, Camila is a character designer and commercial artist. When she’s not making art, she cares for her 18 years old furry-baby-cat Paulinha and a collection of tropical plants.
Carlos is a Mexican self-taught artist, he’s been creating, reading, collecting, selling and teaching about comics for most of his life. He’s worked for Disney Publishing, and several independent comic publishers both in Mexico and the U.S. Carlos also started Mexico’s first (and best) comic bookstore. He’s currently illustrating different series of U.S. comic books while working on his own projects.
Chicome is a queer, Mexican-American artist, devoted to the exploration of indigenous Mesoamerican art and spirituality through ritual and art. His paintings, textiles, regalia, and sculptures explore the world through the lens of native wisdom and understanding. Chicome, who is mixed-race and the son of an undocumented immigrant, currently resides in Mexico City.
J. Gonzo is a Chicano Comicbook Artist best known as the Writer/Artist of his own title La Mano del Destino (self-published singles; collected edition – Image Comics) and the artist of La Voz de MAYO: Tata Rambo (Top Cow/Image Comics). He attended the Orange County High School of the Arts’ Visual Arts Program. He also apprenticed and tattooed professionally for several years before entering the world of advertising and design. Gonzo has spent the past 25-plus years using his creative skills at ad agencies, toy and comic companies, design studios, freelancing, and creating his own Comic books.
Jesus has been a professional artist for the past 15 years working as a colorist, penciler, and inker. He has also been a concept artist for independent games and more recently as a content creator combining the two things he lives into one: turning anime/comic characters into mariachi/ Aztec characters.
Nastenka is an Ecuadorian-Canadian 2D animator and illustrator, based in Burnaby, Canada. Her work is often inspired by inner beauty, physical and mental barriers, and healing through the connection to the natural world. Her thesis film “Dawn” (2021), a collision of fantasy, nature, and the bittersweet tragedy of death as the body returns back to the Earth, has been officially selected for 4 film festivals including “Best Short Animation” in the 2022 Latino and Native Film Festival.