COMIC TALK with Victor Raniery
by Giovanni Aria
Victor Raniery has been drawing since he was a child. Victor is a native of Fortaleza, Brazil and attended Lourenço Filho Faculdade e Colégio. While taking a course from Leonardo Gondim, Gondim saw his coloring and introduced him to Dan Sehn, who hired him to work at Argo Comics on Argo5. Victor has been a regular contributor to Argo5 for the past 2 years and joined G-Man Comics where he will be providing colors on G-Man United and many other titles.
First Comics News: When did you first discover comics
Victor Raniery: In an uncle’s box during my childhood.
1st: What attracted you to them?
1st: Where did you study art?
Victor: I had some knowledge in design college, some small courses, and most of it was through video classes on youtube.
1st: What was your first published work?
Victor: The first job was with Argo Comics on Argo 5 #37.
Victor: I was in a drawing course with Leonardo Gondim and I colored one of his pices, he liked the result and asked if I would accept to test as a colorist.
1st: How did you get involved with G-Man Comics?
Victor: I was recommended by Dan Sehn at Argo Comics, where I met Rik Offenberger and Eric N. Bennett.
1st: How much freedom do you have creatively with the comics?
Victor: Usually, I receive references for the main characters and I’m free to choose the color of the other elements that make up the page.
Victor: Fun, tense moments, and epic battles.
1st: What is it like working with Rik and Jim?
Victor: It’s very quiet, they’re both nice guys, willing to debate and answer questions.
1st: What else are you working on?
Victor: I’m currently coloring pages for a Lynx adventure, next I’ll be coloring a Taranis adventure, both for January’s Kickstarter.
1st: Good luck to you on the current Kickstarter, readers can find it at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/g-man-comics/g-man-comics-strikes-back