zondag 26 juni 2016

Comics for identity - The Story of Juan Martín & Ramón Aiub (Caielli - Aiub)

Drawn in a pleasant, accessible style, at first glance the story of Juan Martín & Ramón Aiub (Caielli-Aiub) looks like a nice story on childhood. Until you read it...

Art by Angel Mosquito, script by Federico Reggiani.
(English translation at the bottom of the comic)

Angel Mosquito (1976) is an illustrator and comic artist. He publishes in national and international printed media since 1998 and is the author of 6 books, including ‘Vitamina Potencia’ and ‘Tristeza,’ which he wrote together with Federico Reggiani. He is currently working on an autobiographic comic, ‘El granjero de Jesu,’ which he publishes online on a weekly basis.

Federico Reggiani (1969) is a librarian, professor of literature, and a comic writer. He has published several books, including two with comic artist Angel Mosquito. He is also a co-founder of the comic blog ‘Historietas Reales,’  was co-director of the research project ‘Studies and critique of the comic,’ National University of Córdoba, and has published several academic papers on comics.