The comic artist Tim Bradstreet is known worldwide for his work as a cover artist for several comics and illustrations for posters, books and RPGs – like the famous Vampire: The Mask. Last international guest to be announced for the Artists’ Alley gives CCXP19, the artist can be seen daily in the space and will also offer fans the unique opportunity to participate in a masterclass on the creation of comic book covers, to be held on Sunday (8).
The Eisner Award-nominated illustrator, considered the Oscar of Comics, was born on February 16, 1967, in Maryland, USA. Self-taught, he has worked professionally since graduating from high school in 1985. In the following year, the artist got a job at Fantasmagraphics, where he worked for two years with the illustrator Steve Venters. While not achieving his dream of becoming a comic artist, he honed his skills by illustrating games. And it was the groundbreaking work in horror RPG Vampire: The Mask that opened the doors of the industry for Tim Bradstreet.
Projects developed for big names like Timothy Truman, Clive Barker and Andrew Vachss, positioned Bradstreet as a cover artist. His works published by publishers as A.D and Marvel, between them The Avenger, opened space for new markets. In 2006, the artist signed the cover art for the band’s 14th studio album Iron Maiden, “A Matter of Life and Death“. The comic artist also has in his curriculum creations for TV series as The Walking Dead, The Expanse and Creepshow.
THE CCXP19 takes place between December 5 and 8, at the São Paulo Expo, and has already confirmed the presence of prominent artists on the world stage for the largest Artists’ Alley in the Southern Hemisphere. There are more than 500 comic artists as Neal Adams, Joëlle Jones, Mike Deodato and Rafael Grampá, in addition to the special participation of the legend Frank Miller in photo sessions and autographs. To see the complete list of artists just visit https://www.ccxp.com.br/artists-alley.
Artists get together to release CCXP19’s first Artists’ Alley sticker album
In 2018, the festival received 262 thousand visitors, setting a record attendance and establishing itself once again as the largest pop culture festival in the world. THE CCXP is already part of the country’s cultural calendar and this year it will take place December 5th and 8th, at the São Paulo Expo. Learn more at www.ccxp.com.br.