illustrators Quarterly spotlights comic artists Jesús Blasco and Solano López

illustrators quarterly issue 34, published by Book Palace Books, features a great range of “Creator Spotlights”, including ace comic artists Jesús Blasco and Francisco Solano López, from Spain and Argentina respectively, who both made major contributions to British comics down the years.

illustrators quarterly issue 34 - Front Cover

Also featured is Eugenio Sicomoro, a master of realistic monster illustrations and comic strips, and Spanish comic strip artist Victor de la Fuente. Plus, there’s a visit to the studio of Arantza Martinez, whose paintings bring a life like realism to the worlds of fantasy and fairy tales.

  • illustrators quarterly issue 34 - Sample Spread
  • illustrators quarterly issue 34 - Sample Spread - Jesus Blasco
  • illustrators quarterly issue 34 - Sample Spread - Solano Lopez
  • illustrators quarterly issue 34 - Sample Spread - Solano Lopez
  • illustrators quarterly issue 34 - Sample Spread - Eugenio Sicomoro
  • illustrators quarterly issue 34 - Sample Spread - Victor de la Fuente

Book Palace are, rightly, are immensely proud of illustrators, the quarterly magazine that we have been publishing since 2012. As well as the sumptuous print edition, issues are also available as online editions, viewable on any web-enabled device such as a PC, Apple Mac, tablet or smartphone, are exempt from VAT and cost just £6 (the larger online illustrator Special Editions are £9).

illustrators issue 34 is available to order direct from Book Palace Books here

Authors: Various
Artists: Jesus Blasco, Victor de la Fuente, Solano Lopez, Eugenio Sicomoro, Arantzazu Martinez
Publisher: Book Palace Books
Number of pages: 96
Format: Soft Cover; Full Colour illustrations
Size: 9″ x 11″ (216mm x 280mm)
ISBN: 9781913548155

There’s a comprehensive A-Z Index here listing all artists and articles in all issues of illustrators, including Special editions

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