HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO PHIL BRIONES, THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE FAIRSQUARE FAM!

Our little boutique publishing and creative services company, FairSquare Comics is proud to announce that the insanely talented PHIL BRIONES is now a part of our family. It’s Phil’s birthday today, so we’re happy to celebrate the dawn of a new era with him. Starting now, and for the next three years, FairSquare Comics willContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO PHIL BRIONES, THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE FAIRSQUARE FAM!”

THE MESSAGE: NOIR IS THE NEW BLACK

Today, FairSquare Comics is launching its most ambitious campaign to date. And for a very important graphic novel. It’s a book that I am not writing, drawing, coloring or even editing. It’s a book that I’m hosting at FairSquare Comics because it needs to exist. This project is called NOIR IS THE NEW BLACK. It’sContinue reading “THE MESSAGE: NOIR IS THE NEW BLACK”

A NEW BADASS IS COMING!

Collaborations sometimes happen through mysterious ways. I’m thrilled to announce I’m part of a unique experience, a new comic book debuting today on Kickstarter: BORN A BADA$$! It’s a comic book based on the true story of Hip Hop artist and Personal Trainer Oracle Jayne Doe. I am co-writing the book as well as drawingContinue reading “A NEW BADASS IS COMING!”

CREATOR OWNED COMICS IN YOUR FUTURE? MAY BE NOT. BE CAREFUL!

I know what you’re going to say: “how dare this guy tells us this, he has published two creator owned and is about to launch more!”. Indeed. But, precisely. It’s because I know the cost of launching creator owned comics that I want you to be warned. It may be good for your soul toContinue reading “CREATOR OWNED COMICS IN YOUR FUTURE? MAY BE NOT. BE CAREFUL!”

ENOUGH OF BAD PRACTICES IN THE COMIC BOOK INDUSTRY. TIME FOR A REAL CHANGE!

In the past recent weeks, the world has been shaken to its core by COVID and protests everywhere to get more respect and defend/protect/value Black Lives. But that wasn’t all. The comic book industry has had its share of challenges too. And we reached another level this week when two major creators were exposed asContinue reading “ENOUGH OF BAD PRACTICES IN THE COMIC BOOK INDUSTRY. TIME FOR A REAL CHANGE!”

WHY YOU SHOULD NOT LETTER AND DESIGN YOUR OWN COMIC BOOK!

It may sound a bit rough but I’m 100% positive: don’t letter your comic book or graphic novel yourself if you’re not a lettering/design pro. Saving pennies vs making big bucks? Yes. But not only. Watch the video below for more about this: Again, if you like the video, please subscribe to the channel here:Continue reading “WHY YOU SHOULD NOT LETTER AND DESIGN YOUR OWN COMIC BOOK!”

ONE-HIT WONDER IS (ALMOST) HERE!

The Richie has landed. Yes, after months of hard work… Sweat, blood, tears, twists and turns, the ONE-HIT WONDER original graphic novel has been printed and delivered at our fulfillment center in France. That means that Kickstarter backers will receive their hard copy real soon. I couldn’t be more thrilled. FINALLY. So I made aContinue reading “ONE-HIT WONDER IS (ALMOST) HERE!”

COMICS ARE LIFE: ARTISTS VS WRITERS… SERIOUSLY?

After the #publishingpaidme hashtag on Twitter and the ArtistsvsWriters article online, there’s a lot of talk in our industry. Here’s my 2 cents on the matter. And I could talk about it for hours. Who benefits from divisions between artists and writers? YES to highlighting and respecting and paying decently artists. I’ve been an artistContinue reading “COMICS ARE LIFE: ARTISTS VS WRITERS… SERIOUSLY?”