I’m very excited to finally introduce Salvatore Aiala, the colourist for The Resurrected comic book series.
Salvatore is a regular artist for Dynamite and has worked on popular titles like Z Nation (adapted from the hit television show), James Bond: Felix Leiter, Swords of Sorrow: Black Sparrow & Lady Zorro Special. Check out Salvatore’s Comic Book Database profile if you’d like to see the rest of his titles:
The below panels have been randomly selected from some of our beautiful pages at various points in the first issue; pencilled and inked by artist Crizam Zamora and coloured by Salvatore Aiala, who we’ll formally introduce very soon. Obviously I’m working with some extremely talented and experienced artists…The pages are still be lettered with narration and dialogue.
This first screenshot is of two panels of the second page, which is basically an introduction to the story’s overall theme. Yes we’ve adopted the not so subtle sledgehammer approach to the theme….
The below panel takes place pretty much just as the action takes off. Hope you all enjoyed these previews! What the hell is happening in this panel? Well don’t ask me! I”m just the writer!
So who is the mysterious artist behind The Resurrected’s beautiful artwork? His name is Cristhian ‘Crizam’ Zamora, a Uruguayan living in Portugal. Not only is he the ‘penciller’ of our series but he is also the ‘inker’ (another artist will colour his finished pages).
Crizam is an extremely talented artist and has already gained a wealth of experience in the comic book realm. He has worked for such well-known comic book publishers as Dynamite and Zenescope and on titles like ‘Vampirella, Swords of Sorrow: Black Sparrow & Lady Zorro Special, E.V.I.L. Heroes, The Precinct and Grimm Tales of Terror. Check out Crizam’s Comic Book Database profile if you’d like to check out the rest of his titles:
As a first time writer, it is was always going to be difficult for me to find artists to colloborate with, so I’m honoured to work alongside such an experienced talent. I was lucky enough to have had my script and story editor introduce me to Crizam (who in turn hooked me up with our colourist).
If you’ve missed our previous posts, here are some examples of some of Crizam’s pencils for The Resurrected:
And here is Crizam’s art blog, where you’ll find loads of examples of his previous art:
Quick update to share the first ever public update showcasing sequential art work by our artist Crizam, who selected three random panels from ‘The Resurrected‘ comic book series to share with you all.
For those who aren’t familiar with the production process, this example is from the ‘pencilling’ stage, which is where Crizam is converting my script into rough pencil outlines. He will then ink over these outlines, before passing them onto our colourist. Once the pages are coloured, our letterer will go about entering all of the speech bubbles, sounds effects and narration. It’s a long and complex process to transform my script into a fully fledged comic book and I have nothing but admiration for comic book artists.
At some point I’ll post an article detailing the entire production process in more detail.