lunes, 5 de octubre de 2009

Vampire Dance spanish cover

Cover art for the spanish edition of "Vampire Dance" graphic novel.

sábado, 22 de agosto de 2009

Vampire Dance (2009)

Cover and double page from "Vampire Dance" graphic novel.

Jacob is a two-hundred-and-fifty-year-old vampire whose world is turned upside down when he's forced to intervene to save Naomi -- the mortal he loves -- from an attack by some neo-Nazis.
Agnes is a young vampire who meets Anna, a recent convert she'll have to guide along in her new immortal existence.
What none of them knows is that their destiny has been laid out in advance by the White Vampire, a master manipulator who craves control over the ancestral power living within Anna.

Story and art: Sergio Bleda
Publisher: Dark Horse (2009)

Wednesday Conspiracy: "RESTLESS PEOPLE" (2007)

Cover (spanish edition) and page from "Wednesday Conspiracy" volume three.

Brother Pablo sacrificed a girl to his unholy gods.

Now, in the present, the reincarnated Pablo has brought his evil back with him.

Who can resist him now that "The Wednesday Conspiracy" no longer exists and the group's leader, Dr. Richard, has died?

Story and art by Sergio Bleda.
Publisher: SAF Comics (2007)

Wednesday Conspiracy: “ENCRUCIJADA” (2006)

Cover (german edition) and page from "Wednesday Conspiracy" volume two.

In this action-packed volume, a candidate for governor belongs to the secret society, known as Encrucijada.

When one of Dr. Richard's group of paranormals is murdered, the group discovers the truth about Encrucijada's evil purpose.

Now they are in a fight for their own existence, as well as that of the world!

Story and art by Sergio Bleda.
Publisher: SAF Comics (2006)

Wednesday Conspiracy:"SECTS AND PARANOIA" (2005)

Cover (french edition) and page from "Wednesday Conspiracy" volume one.

This is an action-packed series about a group of youngsters who meet every Wednesday under Dr. Richard's supervision, who works selflessly with this group on areas of self-help.

However, no one here is fighting an addiction, but they work on controlling their paranormal abilities in an effort to learn how to live with them.

Story and art by Sergio Bleda.
Publisher: SAF Comics (2005)

Bloody Winter (2004)

Cover (Spanish edition) and page from "Bloody Winter".

On the day of his mother's untimely funeral, Ralph, a wheelchair-bound child, is abducted. Twenty years later he returns and is now linked to Norton Gable –- a heartless, drug trafficking monster.

What's their connection?

That's what F.B.I. agent Michelle Pollock wants to know after the strangely quiet Ralph tells her where to find a serial child killer's latest victim.
As Agent Pollock gets sucked further and further into Ralph and Norton Gable's twisted world, she encounters deception, betrayal and violence the likes of which she's never known.
Dark, gritty and relentless, Sergio Bleda's “"Bloody Winter"” is frighteningly compelling as it creates a world where good doesn't always conquer evil.

Story and art by Sergio Bleda.
Publisher: SAF Comics (2004)

Sleep Little Girl (2003)

Cover (spanish edition) and page from "Sleep Little Girl"

A journalist and aspiring science-fiction writer stumbles over a scoop at the local hospital - people are dying in their sleep.

Healthy young couples are discovered dead in their own beds.

Apparently, the connection is an orphaned autistic girl. Each time she's adopted by a set of foster parents, they turn up dead the next morning.

The writer learns of the strange case and decides to prepare a news article.

Unaware of the danger to anyone who comes in contact with the girl, he begins the perilous task of delving into her past.

Story and art by Sergio Bleda.
Publisher: SAF Comics (Jun 29 2003)

Alan Moore´s Magic Words (2002)

Cover art for the european version of "Magic Words". Art by Sergio Bleda

Alan Moore's Magic Words is a graphic novel containing some of comic creator Alan Moore´s songs, poems and writings turned into comics or with added art.

All the adaptations are made by writer Art Brooks.

The art was created by various European artists:Fred Torres, Ailantd, Sergio Bleda, Juan Jose Ryp, etc.

It was printed by Avatar Press in both hardback and softback in 2002. Reprints the original GN published in Europe as Magical Mystery Moore Vol. 1.

Sergio Bleda Bio

Sergio Bleda began working as a professional comics artist in 1991, starting with strips for a local weekly magazine.

These strips were collected in the book "Los Saurios: Evolución" in 1993.

He has worked with scriptwriter Rakel for the magazine Kiss Comix of Ediciones La Cúpula. They created "La Novia y la Ladrona" (1994), "Melrose Pleasure" (1996) and "Hot Rockets" (1998).

Bleda was also a sporadic contributor to El Víbora magazine.

He produced the mini-series "El Baile Del Vampiro"(“Vampire Dance”) for the publishing house Editorial Planeta in 1997, and this series earned him a nomination for best newcomer at the International Comics Festival of Barcelona.

For the same publisher, Bleda has illustrated covers and pin-ups for the Spanish Marvel publications.

In 2000, he produced "The Prisoner" at MegaMultimedia, and a year later "L'Vamp".

He has done illustrations and covers for independent publishers like Plaga and Undercomic, and has worked as a storyboard artist.

For the Strip Art Features agency, he created the albums “Duermete Niña” (“Sleep, Little Girl”), “Bloody Winter”, “Wednesday Conspiracy” volumes 1, 2 and 3, which has been translated in Dutch, French and English. He also assists the artist Kano on the series "Hero" at DC Comics.

He works actually for the for the French publisher SOLEIL, with the writer Nicolas Pona, in the series “Dolls killer”.