COMIC TALK with Victor Raniery

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?

Victor: In the box, I was interested in a very curious black cover, Superman’s death was one of the first comic books I read, and what caught my attention the most were the details of the design.

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.

1st: How did you get your first break, into comics?

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.

1st: What makes a good comic story?

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

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