Kano (comics)

Kano is the pseudonym of a Spanish comic book artist, whose real name is Jose Ángel Cano López.

Kano
Born Jose Ángel Cano López
1973
Barcelona
Nationality Spanish
Area(s) Penciller, Inker, Colorist
Notable works
Action Comics
Beta Ray Bill: Godhunter
http://www.kano.es

Biography

Kano began his career at the age of 13, editing Spanish-language comics fanzines; at 15 he was already doing layouts and design work for Planeta-DeAgostini (later doing covers and illustrations for the Spanish editions of Marvel comics).[1] Kano is a founding member of the Spanish magazine about comics Krazy Comics as well as the Phoenix Studio, which provided design, illustration and publishing services and was eventually merged with Camaleón Ediciones, a publishing house that Kano worked for in his early days.

Before settling as a professional cartoonist, Kano has done extensive work in the fields of illustration and animation, providing storyboards for D'Ocon Films and LolaFilms and design work for Telefónica-Movistar, Mitsubishi and various advertising agencies.[1]

In 1998, encouraged by his wife Elsken, Kano decided to enter US comics industry and debuted with the Virtex mini-series, published by Oktomica Comics. He then went to work for the mainstream market, where he succeeded Germán García on Action Comics at DC Comics.[2] Since then, Kano worked mostly for Marvel and DC, and, since 2014, for the revived Valiant Entertainment.

Bibliography

Interior comic work includes:

Covers only

Notes

  1. ^ a b "Spanish authors: KANO".
  2. ^ "Kano". Lambiek's Comiclopedia.

References

External links

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