Artist & Scriptwriter

Jesús Colomina Orgaz (aka Colo, born in Madrid, 1968) has been an advertising illustrator for more than 20 years and a comics enthusiast since childhood. He has planned more than 1500 commercials and participated in a variety of national and international campaigns. He published Las Historias de Bob, with a script by Javier Pilar, in the weekly magazine of El País. He collaborated on comic strips in the newspapers Magisterio, Menos 20 and Menos 25 for more than two decades. He was a teacher at ESDIP (Graduate School for Professional Drawing) in Madrid. He created a comic for the Federación de Mujeres Progresistas (the Federation of Progressive Women) to raise awareness about women trafficking. With Dibbuks he published Diez dedos together with nine other authors. He also published El mundo puede cambiar, pero no va a hacerlo solo, a comic celebrating the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International. He received the 2nd International Planeta Agostini Comics Award for his work De Perros y de Huesos in 2010. He was the illustrator, scriptwriter, and musician of his graphic novel Hoy es un buen día para morir. He would later, together with Douglas Machado, illustrate the graphic novel 10:54, which was published in Brazil and which is being adapted into a feature film. He joins the Europe Comics catalog in 2020 with the ambitious graphic novel Animal (Dibbuks; Europe Comics).

Country of origin: Spain Europe Comics Publisher: DIBBUKS EDICIONES (Spain)