Phoenix Comicon is proud to announce the Indigenous Narrative Collective will be joining us for 2013.
The Indigenous Narrative Collective is a group of Native American comic book writers, artists, designers, and creators dedicated to the creation of native American superheros and comic books. Guests representing the Indigenous Narrative Collective will be Ryan Huna, Theo Tso, Jacques La Grange, Marty Two Bulls, Arigon Starr and Janet Miner.
Ryan Huna is a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes in Parker, AZ. He attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM and received his BFA from the University of Arizona in Tucson. In 1996, Ryan illustrated “Tribal Force” which was the first mainstream comic book created by both a writer and illustrator that were Native American.
Theo Tso born and raised on a tiny thirteen-acre parcel in Nevada. His credits include “Masked Men” and Phil Yea’s “Winged Tiger.” Tso has also served his community as a Tribal Council member, while raising his family. His character “Captain Paiute” will soon be a full-length comic series.
Jacques La Grange is a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and is the creator/artist of “Shadow Wolf.”
Marty Two Bulls Sr. is an Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Spanning a twenty-nine year career Marty has worked in the commercial design sector in television, print technologies, daily newspapers and new media.
Arigon Starr is a multi-talented and multi-award winning musician, actor, playwright and artist based in Los Angeles. She wrote, penciled, inked and colored the webcomic Super Indian.
Phoenix Comicon is the signature pop culture experience of the southwest. Comicon is presenting guests and programming for hobbyists by attracting the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi, film, tv, and gaming industries. Entering its eleventh year, Phoenix Comicon is expected to draw over 40,000 attendees to its May 23-26, 2013 convention held at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency in Downtown Phoenix.
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