Ep.81: How to start and succeed as full time comic author and illustrator with Raul Trevino

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Jan 02, 2018 •  Interviews

Raul Trevino is a comic book writer and illustrator originally from Monterrey, Mexico, now based in Chiba, Japan.

He has been making comics for the last 15 years, and his specialty is to create fun worlds full of adventure. He wants to have a dialogue with his audience through his stories.

Raul also worked as a colorist for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse and European publishers such as Humanoids, Glenat and Norma Editorial.

He won several national and international awards and nominations, latest in

In 2014 he got awarded the Best Writer for his manga Tinkers of the Wasteland which also won best graphic novel at the Butze-Vargas awards for Mexico’s best comics.

Raul also collaborates with other writers, last collaboration was with the writer Justin Jordan;  on SOMBRA, a four issue mini-series published by BOOM! Studios. Also, he collaborated with John Stork on the webcomic Tomb Busters

He is currently working on his new comic LIVE FOREVER.

Get in touch with Raul

Key Takeaways

“Time passes like thunder, let’s create!”

Resources mentioned

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Special thanks to Raul for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Raul Trevino, used with permission

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Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, founder of Art Side of Life®, and Top Teacher on Skillshare. Since 2009 I've worked as an illustrator, character designer, art director, and branding specialist focusing on storytelling, concepts, and animation. I believe that we are all creative in infinite numbers of ways, so I've made it my mission to teach you everything I know and help wake up your creative genius. Learn more about me.

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