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Our monthly original movie sketch card giveaway is an ORIGINAL Spider-Man sketch card for you to win from artist Sergio Cariello!    

You can possibly win this by following the rules below. Winner will be announced on April 28th 2017.

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The Action BibleThis promotion is open to participants in the continental U.S. only. If you have won a giveaway from InvestComics LLC or Social Media Giveaway within the last 6 months, you are not eligible in this promotion. InvestComics LLC, Social Media Giveaway and Sergio Cariello are not responsible for any lost item(s) or damages during shipping. There will be no replacement item shipped out once the product is in the sole possession of the delivery service of Sergio Cariello’s choice. Employee’s or family members of InvestComics, Social Media Giveaway or Sergio Cariello are not eligible for this promotional giveaway. Please allow ample time for your sketch card to get to you. Winner will be announced on April 28th 2017. If you do not respond via message or email to our announcement that you’ve won on any of the social media that we post and tag you on within 15 days, your prize will be forfeited. No rainchecks. We will not chase you.
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We set the table for the first ever monthly original movie sketch card giveaway on the internet and after an incredible six month run with artist Peter Simeti of Alterna Comics ended in December, InvestComics set out on getting our fans another fan favorite artist to give our fans a rare collectors piece each month, relating to a new movie release that month and win it. We are elated to announce that artist Sergio Cariello has jumped on board. Sergio’s vast career started back in 1992 with Malibu comics before quickly moving to Marvel and DC in 1993. His credits include Batman, Deathstroke, Daredevil, Iron Man, The Lone Ranger, among many others. It’s a vast library!

In 2010 Sergio penciled The Action Bible (David C Cook). This amazing book brings the Bible to life in comic book form. Sergio continued the Action Bible series. You can visit the site right HERE and order.

Sergio has provided the first ORIGINALLY drawn sketch movie card and it is a character Sergio is no stranger to……but in Lego form. Check out the original Sergio Cariello Lego Batman sketch card! You can possibly win this by following the rules below. The movie will be released on February 10th, but this contest/giveaway will run until February 28th. Plenty of time to see the movie, get back here and enter for your chance to win. Good luck everyone!   

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Since the inception of InvestComics 10+ years ago, we have informed speculators about Deathstroke. At that time, following InvestComics’ guidance, the first appearance of Deathstroke could cost been a mere $45 for a collector. Now it’s a bit more, but you still may have some upside. Yes he’s already been exposed into the WB Arrow televison show world, but this character still has yet to make it to one more place; the big screen. And he will eventually. When he does, that first appearance with double/triple in value. He’s Marvel’s Deadpool/Punisher rolled into one. The assassin for hire is a total bad as* and DC Comics knows this. The explosiveness of this character brings nothing like DC has on film anywhere. Marvel already has, DC doesn’t. A Deathstroke on the big screen would be a hit. It’s already a hit on Arrow, but television doesn’t always translate to the speculative point in the comics market. Movies usually have a higher impact. Although pricing is a bit high in various places for Deathstroke’s first appearance, it’s still a buy. As a speculator, do your research and your shopping around. The moment you feel you have a deal, go in for the kill and buy it. You’ll be happy you did.

Below is a checklist of many first appearances and more regarding Deathstroke. If this character ever gets his due, look for some of the books in this list to command attention in the aftermarket.

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Some Key Deathstroke comics:

The New Teen Titans #2 (1980) The first appearance of Deathstroke. Art by George Perez, cover by George Perez and written by Marv Wolfman. A classic comic and still a bull market here.

The New Teen Titans #9 (1981) Deathstroke didn’t come back for his second appearance until 7 issues later. An extremely undervalued book here.

Tales of the Teen Titans #44 (1984) Part 3 of the Judas contract. This timeless comic features the first appearance of Nightwing and an early appearance of Deathstroke. Classic Perez cover.

Crisis on Infinite Earths #5 (1985) Another timeless classic here. It wasn’t until the fifth issue of this amazingly awesome story we saw an appearance of Deathstroke. George Perez/Marv Wolfman.

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Crisis on Infinite Earths #9 (1985) …..Then appearing in his second Crisis comic 4 issues later right on the cover this time.

Secret Origins Featuring The Teen Titans #3 (1989) The first update on the origin of Deathstroke. Hard to find.

Deathstroke The Terminator #1 (1991) The first solo series for Deathstroke. Thugging it out on that rooftop cover by Mike Zeck. Marv Wolman writes. Also the first appearance of Philip Lockwood.

War of The Gods #1 (1991) Here is another epic event featuring an appearance by Deathstroke with the word “Crisis” right on the cover. Anyways, this time George Perez writes and does the artwork.

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Hawkworld Annual #2 (1991) The first appearance outside of the Teen Titans and epic event books. Thing is, this is also an event book; Armageddon 2001. So this isn’t really a first here, just another event appearance spilled over into a Hawkworld book.

Deathstroke The Terminator #4 (1991) First appearance of Squirrel. He’s Slade’s Mr. fix-it/inventor guy.

Wonder Woman #61 (1992) The same as the Hawkworld Annual book. A War of the Gods crossover book. When will Deathstroke make a regular appearance in the DC Universe other than appearing with so many other heroes and villains?

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Deathstroke The Terminator #6, #7, #8, #9 (1992) Batman teams up with Deathstroke in this four part story line. Every part with an awesome Mike Zeck cover to boot.

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Deathstroke The Terminator #9 (1992) First appearance of Vigilante (Pat Trayce). Cameo?

Superman #65 (1992) Deathstroke appears in a Superman title. Actually he appears in several of them (Action Comics, Adventures of Superman, Man of Steel). Want to guess why? Yes, another event! This time it’s “Panic in the Sky”. This is the best Superman covers (one of his first) he appears on. By Dan Jurgens/Brett Breeding.

Wonder Woman Special #1 (1992) Well here it is. The first non event, other than Teen Titans comic he appears in. Only took 12 years for this to happen. It’s Deathstroke vs Wonder Woman! From artist Jill Thompson.

Wonder Woman #63 (1992) Here is part 2 of Deathstroke vs Wonder Woman. Cover by Brian Bolland. Deathstroke doesn’t appear on the cover.

Superman #68 (1992) Here is Deathstroke appearing in a Superman title that has nothing to do with an event. A fantastic cover by Walt Simonson/Dan Jurgens/Glen Whitmore.

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Deathstroke The Terminator #13 (1992) First appearance of Shuriken.

Deathstroke Annual #1 (1992) The first Deathstroke annual. Pencils by Phil Jimenez with a Mike Zeck cover. Nightwing appearance. Yes, it case you haven’t noticed by now Mike Zeck owns this dude.

Deathstroke The Terminator #15 (1992) First appearance of Sweet Lili and Rose Wilson; Slade’s lover (Lili) and daughter (Rose).

Green Lantern #41 (1993) First appearance in a Green Lantern comic.

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Deathstroke The Terminator #23 (1993) First appearance of Janissary.

Deathstroke The Terminator Annual #2 (1994) First appearances of Gunfire, Ragnarok, Benjamin Nakashima, and Yvette DuBois.

Deathstroke The Terminator Annual #3 (1994) An Elseworld origin story. Cover by Mike Deodato Jr.

Deathstroke The Terminator #39 (1994) A Green Arrow appearance with a ridiculously cool cover from Ed Hannigan.

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Deathstroke The Hunted #0 (1994) “The Hunted” prologue. Speaking of great covers. Check this one out from Scott McDaniel. Interior pencils from Sergio Cariello. A great in house story line. First appearance of Ravager (Wade DeFarge).

Deathstroke #41 (1994) Here’s a very nice Deadshot cover appearance (and interior appearance). Pencils by Sergio Cariello.

Deathstroke #54 (1995) First appearance of Mourn.

Deathstroke #55 (1996) First appearance of Karrion.

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Deathstroke #58 (1996) Joker appearance and a solo Joker cover. Dave Johnson cover. A scarce, low print print issue.

Deathstroke #60 (1996) Last issue in series. Low print run.

Detective Comics #708 (1997) Deathstroke appears with Batman. Heart of Glass part 1. Lee Weeks cover art.

Nightwing #18 (1998) Second appearance in the Nightwing title. First in the previous issue, but Deathstroke appears on the cover here.

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Azrael #45 (1998) First appearance in an Azrael comic. Great cover.

Birds of Prey #22 (2000) First appearance in Birds of Prey series. Jackson Guice pencils and cover art.

Catwoman #94 (2001) First appearance of Deathstroke in Catwoman series. Low print run.

Villains United #1 (2005) An awesome 6 part series with Deathstroke front and center here with Deadshot and other great characters. Written by amazing writer Gail Simone and art by Dale Eaglesham. That cover by J.G. Jones and Laura Martin kicks all kinds of butt too. Buy this series, you’ll love it.

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52 #27 (2006) The origin of Black Canary story includes Deathstroke in it. And that’s not the best part. The best Part is Howard Chaykin on the art for this story and Mark Waid writes.

Superman/Batman Annual #1 (2006) Here’s the first annual from the popular Superman/Batman series. Check out the spectacular Ed McGuinness/Dexter Vines Deathstroke cover. This comic features Deadpool in it too. A DC Comic with Deadpool? Well it’s Deathstroke in a different universe with almost the same look and verbiage as Deadpool. Many fans mistook Deadpool at first being in this issue. There is information that actually list Deadpool being in this comic. Check it out!

Faces of Evil Deathstroke #1 (2009) A one shot issue with art from Georges Jeanty.

Deathstroke and the curse of The Ravager #1 (2011) Writer Jimmy Palmiotti on this three part Flashpoint series.

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Deathstroke #1 (2011) Deathstroke appears in his own short lived New 52 series. Lasting only 20 issues. First issue; Art by Joe Bennett, written by Kyle Higgins and cover by Simon Bisley. First appearance of Christoph.

Deathstroke #2 (2011) Introduction; Road Rage.

Deathstroke #8 (2012) Deathstroke’s daddy makes his first appearance; Nathaniel Wilson.

Batman The Dark Knight #4 (2012) Here’s an appearance done by the awesome David Finch.

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Team 7 #1 (2012) A Jim Lee variant featuring Deathstroke in the background.

Deathstroke #9 (2012) Rob Liefeld best known for his Deadpool creation, now on board to pencil/write the first version of Deadpool. He did the cover art as well. This lasted only 6 issues…..

Teen Titans #23.2 (2013) Silly numbering here, but great solo Deathstroke #1 cover by Alex Sinclair, Eddy Barrows and Eber Ferreira.

New Suicide Squad #1 (2014) This book is cooling down a bit after the Suicide Squad movie leaks have come out. Is there a lack of confidence here? Still an awesome comic regardless. Deathstroke graces the cover on the regular and variant.

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Deathstroke #1 (2014) The latest solo series by penciler/writer and cover artist Tony Daniel is ridiculously awesome. Tony becomes THE Deathstroke artist.

Deathstroke #2 (2015) First appearance of Red Fury.

Deathstroke #3 (2015) Tony Daniel regular and variant covers. That is all……and a Harley Quinn appearance.

Deathstroke #4 (2015) Harley Quinn teams up with Deathstroke. Team up cover by Tony Daniel.

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Interview with Terry Cronin

Andra Walt chats with Independent Comics guru Terry Cronin! 

Andra Walt: Tell us a little something about ‘Attack of the Moss Monsters’ and ‘Psycho In A Box’.  How old were you when you made these, and who were the “stars” of these movies?

Terry Cronin: When my friends and I were in Junior High, (so that makes us about 13 or 14) we got my Dad’s Super 8 film camera and made short horror movies. These were neighborhood hits and included “The Attack of the Moss Monster” starring Eric Mertens, “Psycho in a Box” starring John Hart, and “Afternoon of the Dead” starring Doug Raugh.

 (AW) What is 3 Boys Productions?  Who are Pat Martin, Jeff Hall and Bob Lizek?  Why isn’t this “4” Boys Productions?

(TC) 3 Bros Productions began as a filmmaking group to produce the 16 mm horror film “Under the Bridge”. The principals were me, Pat Martin, and Bob Lizek (Contact, Armageddon).The success of the film led us to found the Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival. After two years, Bob was hired to work in Massachussetts and Jeff Hall came on board to be our webmaster, ombudsman, and voice talent. A few years later Bob returned to the great state of Florida and we kept the name as is because we had already garnered some recognition.

(AW) What was the premise and storyline of ‘Under the Bridge’?

(TC) A group of homeless men living under the Melbourne Causeway are being hunted by a predator. The discovery that the monster is a troll leads to a drinking competition and a matching of wits between the troll and “Irish”, the drunken leader of the homeless.

(AW) Are you married?  How long?  Children?  Are your children involved in any of your endeavors?

(TC) Yes, I’m married to the lovely Ava Cronin and we have three children. My sons have all been very supportive of my creative endeavors, working at conventions and volunteering to help at the film festival. My sons even had their own comic book called “Terrifying and Terrific” which I have been told is quite a unique collectible now.

(AW) The Skinvestigator: Tramp Stamp is a wonderful idea for a mystery.  Give us a little synopsis of the story.  Who do you look up to as mystery writers, and why?  This is the first of 3, as I understand.  If these are well received will there be more.

(TC) The Skinvestigator is a series of detective novels about a dermatologist who helps the Miami police solve a murder involving tattoos, illicit cosmetic surgery, international politics, and human trafficking. The three books are titled Tramp Stamp, Rash Guard, and Sunburn and make up the pieces of what I call the Sunshine State Trilogy. I was blessed to have the artistic talents of cover artist Luis Diaz, photographic artist Steven Shea and design artist Gary Scott Beatty to help package these books in an enticing and professional way. I love mystery/crime writers because of the sense of urgency in these novels and the sheer brazen slice of humanity they give us a chance to look at. My current favorite writers include Joe Abercrombie, Ken Bruen, Jim Butcher, Zora Neale Hurston, Gary Jennings, John D. MacDonald, Henning Mankell, and George RR Martin.

(AW) Did I read somewhere that Amazon handled the management of getting this book in stores?  If so, how did this come about?

(TC) Actually I was helped by my local Barnes & Noble who helped introduce me to their corporate office. They took a self-published author like me and helped me to get a publisher and distribution deal. The Skinvestigator is now published by Atlas Books and is available from Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and Tower Books.

(AW)  You are also involved in a TV Pilot called ‘Adventure Chefs’ and I’m interested in how you came up with this idea.  Has there been interest from any of the networks in this?  Is this along the same lines as ‘Top Chef’ (one of my favorite shows)? Are you a fan of fine dining?  Who are the chefs in the pilot?

(TC) I love to eat and I love to learn and Adventure Chefs is a show that satisfies both these passions.

Adventure Chefs is a unique fusion of shows where we take two contestants put them in a wild environment and give them 24 hours to hunt, forage, and collect edible ingredients and then prepare a dinner for three guest judges. They have to make an appetizer, entree, and dessert and they are judged on presentation, taste, and creativity. It’s a lot of fun and it brings together elements of shows like Survivorman and Man Vs. Wild and mixes them with the competitive cooking aspects of shows like Hell’s Kitchen and Iron Chef.

We’ve filmed in central Florida and western North Carolina and the competitors have included Frank Scibelli (FS Food Group), John Holmes, Adam Long(Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar), and the great Pat Martin!

You can see mini-episodes on I-tunes for free and you can visit our website at Adventure-Chefs.com

(AW) Students of the Unusual is the comic book that you produce and promote; is that correct?  Would you tell us a little about the stories coming up?  I also see that you have this in the Diamond catalogue for distribution, how did you manage that? It appears that it is extremely difficult for an Independent Comic to get into the Diamond catalogue, and why do you think this is?

(TC) Students of the Unusual is a horror anthology that we started in 2004. We were very lucky for many reasons. I met Michael Barone from Fellsmere, Florida who volunteered his print shop to make the program for the Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival. As this is a charity event (which raises money for local causes like our local HIV Clinic and victims of domestic violence) it was certainly generous for him to do that. When I saw the beautiful color books he was printing I asked him if he ever printed comic books and he said he hadn’t but that he always dreamed of doing that. So it was a unique opportunity and when we printed our first issue we submitted it to Diamond and they loved. I didn’t realize how lucky we were until we went to our first Megacon and understood how tough the competition truly is. Diamond’s job is tomake money and if they think they can make money selling your book then it’s a win-win. I think nowadays it is better to build an audience online and then seek out distribution of your independent book once you have built a fan base who are ready to buy it.

(AW)  At conventions, I notice that you are very instrumental in getting Independent Producers of comics on panels.  Do you enjoy the flow of ideas that these independent guys have?  Do you think the panels provide the information the attendees are seeking?  And, what do you think the attendees are looking for in these panels?

(TC) At conventions, I notice that you are very instrumental in getting Independent Producers of comics on panels.  Do you enjoy the flow of ideas that these independent guys have?  Do you think the panels provide the information the attendees are seeking?  And, what do you think the attendees are looking for in these panels?

I’ve been to a lot of comic conventions and I think there are two main reasons to go to a panel discussion.  One, you’re a fan of the speaker and you just want to geek out and see what your idol is up to. Or two, you want to learn something. Hopefully our attendees want to learn how to get their independent comic published and distributed. Sometimes we can have a little of both where the fans can also glean some tidbits of useful knowledge.

(AW) Do you think the Independent market is beginning to get the attention they deserve?  It appears that this is an uphill battle for some of the smaller ones (competing with Marvel and DC), but how do you feel the market is doing?

(TC) I’m afraid the comic book market is contracting and that the true mark of independent success is an option for material to be made into a movie or TV show. This seems to be the dream. But as technology becomes more accessible, I think you will see creative comic book makers becoming creative filmmakers.

(AW) How do you solicit artists for your books?

(TC) When I first started I did a lot of surfing on the internet and found artists whose styles I loved. Then I basically begged them to do a short story for me. As we were an untried entity, a lot of artists didn’t think we were legitimate and some were downright dismissive. Despite some failures we were able to assemble a very talented crew who believed in Students of the Unusual and we always paid for their services. Some of the greats who have helped us along the way include Jorge Alderete, Bagger43, Gary Scott Beatty, Sarah-Lynn Brown, Jorge Calamato, J Chris Campbell, Sergio Cariello, Luis Diaz, Jeff Gaither, Micah Harris, Howard Hopkins, Austin Janowsky, Jennifer Janviere, Rob Jones, Katharine Leis, Steve Mack, Brad McGinty, Dove McHargue, Julia Lichty aka ghostfire, Polybernatene, Rick Porven, Caleb Prochnow, Joel Rivers, Steven Shea, John Stevens, Michael A. Tyson, Luandra Whitehurst, Michael Youngblood and so many more. Now when we go to a show, many artists solicit us for an opportunity to be in our book.

(AW) How many years have you been promoting the Melbourne Independent Filmmaker’s Festival?  What are the dates of the next Festival?  What are the requirements for someone to enter a film?  Is there a fee involved?  How would someone get their film seen there?  Do you ever show your films at conventions or other venues?

(TC) The Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival began in 1999. We haven’t set the date yet but it is usually in September at the Premiere Oaks Stadium 10 theaters. There are no fees prior to June 5th and the deadline is July 4th– Independent’s Day!  Go to our website at www.3boysproductions.com

(TC) We have been lucky to show our films at Megacon, Florida Supercon, and at HeroesCon.

(AW) With all the things you have your finger in, ie: doctor, comic book producer, film, TV pilots, etc., what do you want to be when you grow up?

(TC) They say you are as young as you feel. I just hope I continue to feel good!

(AW) What conventions are you planning on attending this year? Megacon, Florida Supercon, and San Diego Comic-Con.

(AW)  How may people find you on line?  Can they purchase any of your books on line?

(TC) Our website address is www.studentsoftheunusual.com

Yes you can purchase comics there. Also you can buy our comics and books on Amazon.com. Join our fanpages for Adventure Chefs, The Skinvestigator, The Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival, and Students of the Unusual on Facebook. On Twittter follow @adventurechefs and @skinvestigator

 

 

DC RETROACTIVE: SUPERMAN – THE ’80S PREVIEW

As part of the DC RETROACTIVE one-shots, a (barely)Pre-Crisis Superman gets a glimpse at the (very) post Crisis DCU and his destiny.

DC RETROACTIVE: SUPERMAN – THE ’80S

Written by MARV WOLFMAN; Art by SERGIO CARIELLO; Cover by DAN JURGENS and LIVEAY

Fan-favorite writer Marv Wolfman revisits the legendary character he helped define in the 1980s in this epic tale of The Man of Steel. A true “lost tale,” this issue connects to CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS in an exciting and unique way! Rounding out this issue is a tale from the 1980s, also written by Wolfman.

  • DC Universe
  • 56pg.
  • Color
  • $4.99 US

On Sale August 10, 2011

10 Questions with Sergio Cariello

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Mr. Lone Ranger himself stops by for a quick shootout on 10 For The Pros! No Tonto here, just Sergio Cariello!

 

 

 

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Born in Brazil.at the age of 5 I already knew I wanted to draw comics.at 11. I had 10ftpsc1.gifmy first comic strip published in Local newspapers-Frederico, the Detective. At Caliber Press penciled, inked and lettered the HP Lovecraft’s Dagon, with writer Steven Jones.at Marvel I drew Daredevil,Conan,Thor, Captain America, Disney’s Quasimodo,Spider-man, the Avengers and others.Drew Batman, Superman, New Gods, Young Heroes in Love, Superboy, Steel, Guy Gardner, Hawkman, Man called X, The Flash, Deathstroke,Wonderwoman, Green Arrow, Azrael and others for DC.Taught 7 yrs at the Joe Kubert School.Member of the National Cartoonists Society since 1995.Worked with Chuck Dixon and Beau Smith in the Wildcat mini-series.Dark Horse(Beau’s and mine Badlander), Image(Spawn),Sojourn, Lady Death, Scion, Crux, and other Crossgen titles,Iron Ghost with Chuck and ATP) and many others. Currently working on the Lone Ranger(Dynamic Forces), Son of Samson with writer Gary Martin for Zondervan, the New Picture Bible for David C Cook and other gigs here and there. 

10 For The Pros

 

Segio Cariello – Artist/Inker/Writer

 

10ftpsc4.gif1. What comic (character) would you love to have total creativity control over? And why?

(SC) Batman – Because he is a favorite of mine.  

2. If you could have 1 superpower, what would it be?

(SC) Teleportation.  

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(SC) Read script; do thumb nails, pencil, ink. 

4. Who is your favorite creator to work with?

(SC) Right now – Brett Matthews.  

5. In your opinion, do you feel that the movie industry is doing a good job with the Comic Book movies?

(SC) Yes.

 

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(SC) A character of mine (and Gary Matthews): Branan, the Son of Samson 

7. “If I wasn’t in the comic book industry, I would be working …”?

(SC) On animation 

8. What advice could you give a creator trying to break into the industry?

(SC) Draw what you love and keep drawing what you don’t 

9. “My best Investment in life was…….”

(SC) Buying that Batman comic with an ad to Joe Kubert school. 

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(SC) Seven – Another character of mine.

Bonus Questions!

Who were your influences breaking into the Industry?

(SC) Joe Kubert. 

Digital or Paper?

(SC) Paper. 

 

Thank you Sergio! Remember to check out the Lone Ranger Definitive Edition as well as the Action Bible. Click here to go to the Action Bible web site now!  

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Website: http://www.sergiocariello.com/
Blog: http://sergiocariello.blogspot.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/SergioCariello
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SergioCariello

 

 

 

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