Manazine is a compilation graphic novel of stories from different local creators in the Buffalo area. The book hopes to be a creative outlet that showcases the artwork and storytelling abilities of local artist. Artwork, prints, and sketch requests will also be available at the Manazine table from the artist that worked on the book. We will be selling Manazine Issues #1 and #2 which features the work of Kale Johnson, Chynna De Simone, Eric Keller and Lucky Prak. We will also be featuring artwork and prints by Kevin Delgado and the latest issues of Volantis.
Eric Keller is a Buffalo based artist with a BFA in Animation from Daemen College. Eric is a fan of independent comics and he is inspired by Brandon Graham, Moebius, James Stokoe, James Jean, and Paul Pope. Eric’s work focusing on the pain and tension between order and chaos and how moments of disorder and grief produce strong memories. Eric works in both traditional and digital media. His work can be found at www.caretags.tumblr.com.
Lucky Prak is also a Buffalo based artist with a BFA in Animation from Daemen College. Lucky is a fan of all things comic books and Sci-Fi movies. His favorite artists are Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Frank Frazetta, and Mike Mignola. Lucky has done freelance illustration for local and national advertising firms. He works in both traditional and digital media. You can find his work at: www.luckyprak.com
Kevin Delgado is a Graphic Designer and Illustrator operating out of Buffalo NY. His printed works can be seen all over the city and beyond. He provided artwork for Paulie Think’s “Dunny’s Tamales”, Green Giant’s eponymous album and Camoflauge Monk’s “Art Dealer”, all resulting in sold out Vinyl, Cassette and T-Shirt sales. Kevin is also known for being the creator of “Volantis”, a dystopian sci-fi comic book epic. He is the artist, plotter and publisher of the series, which recently released it’s fifth issue. You can find more of Kevin’s work at http://www.kevindelgado.co/.