Franco Aureliani makes fun comics because he is a fun guy. With his frequent partner Art Baltazaar, Franco has created Eisner-award winning comics like Tiny Titans that are charming, witty, and fun. As a creator, he appears at many comic book conventions and is generous and engaging with his fans.
BUDDY SCALERA @ COMIC BOOK SCHOOL: What’s one thing every artist should include in their convention portfolio
FRANCO: Panel to panel sequence! You’ve got to be able to tell a story.
COMIC BOOK SCHOOL: What’s one thing you saw last week that you’ll incorporate into your comic book storytelling
FRANCO: I found an old book of album covers from the ‘60s and the ‘70s and I love the funky lines and colors and thought that would be great to incorporate something like that into a project I’m working on now.
COMIC BOOK SCHOOL: What’s one comic book you’d recommend that people start reading?
FRANCO: Digging “Guardians of the Galaxy” right now.
COMIC BOOK SCHOOL: What’s on your desk right now?
FRANCO: I’m doing a fun commission sketch of Nightcrawler.
COMIC BOOK SCHOOL: Creative tool(s) of choice:
FRANCO: Nothing beats a pencil in my book!
This interview appeared originally in the Comic Book School Newsletter. Sign up today and get this free newsletter.