About the Artists
Robert Castillo (art for "Holy Chronicles") is an award-winning illustrator who has been drawing since the age of five. He is the oldest of six boys. He was born in New York and raised in the Dominican Republic. In 1977 he returned to the United States, and in 1979 Robert won the prestigious Scholastic Achievement Award and was featured in a National book with the likes of Norman Rockwell. He attended The Art Institute of Boston, where he Graduated with Honors and received The Illustrator of The Year Award. Currently Robert is pursuing a Master's Degree in Computer Animation at The School of Visual Arts MFACA. He is Storyboard and Conceptual Artist for The Department of Film, founded by Director Nick Quested, who has worked with P. Diddy and Dr. Dre. Department of Film has been in existence for a little over a year and has already completed one feature film, 50 music videos (many which have ranked No. 1 on various video charts). Nominated for two 2001 Billboard Awards, D.O.F's current slate includes two documentaries and a second motion picture set to be shot in China. The Department of Film will be producing "Kung Fu Theatre" for Mandalay Entertainment / DreamworksPictures -- a $20 million film starring Marlon Wayans and produced by Oscar-winning producer A. Kitman Ho ("Born on the 4th of July", "Wall Street", "The Doors", "Platoon").
Romeo Esparrago (Chief Artist Emeritus; art for "Commercialism", "The Cyclops Syndrome", "Jorvik" and "Mother Perkins") is a weekend virtual Ninja warrior for the Cantonese of Vaud, who on weekdays mans the flagship HMS Essec during the noon-6pm PDT shift that oversees the upper tropeosphere over the Americas, checking for flying saucers that might attack Athena's Secret Oracle and stealing the Golden Sap on the World WIde Tree of Life on Mt. Everest.
Gil Formosa (cover art, "Gurn"), whose French-language biography is available here, created the character of Gurn for his graphic novel "ROBUR" (two volumes are available, and he is working on the third), which was published by famous French editor Albin Michel and also published by Heavy Metal magazine in December 2003. One of Gil's latest projects was to create the backgrounds for the movie "Double Zero", directed by Gérard Pirès, a well-known French director,
Andrew G. McCann (art for "The Indescribable Alien Encounter", "Ringside Seat", and "Route Driver") is wanted for crimes in 17 slightly different parallel universes, as are all of the other Andrews. This is the universe where he cares the least about those crimes -- which is to say, he cares not at all. But he does care enough to point it out. So that is something, after all. Anyway, these crimes are for galactic littering and orbital jaywalking, and whatnot.
Robert Sorensen (art for "Cosmic Lasagna" and "Through the 100 Meter Lens") was born in Summit, New Jersey, has lived in Paris, France, and currently resides in Colorado. His education includes studying painting at L'Academie des Beux Arts de Chaville and studying acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute in NYC, followed by professional work in a theatrical touring company and later, work in TV, films, and documentaries. Robert also wrote an SF screenplay about saving planet Earth from an alien invasion in the year 2059, with the title "QUANTEX-Z or ATOMIC VISIONS". Robert is an avid international voyager whose passion is to visit, contact, and experience the cultures and peoples from all over Planet Earth and has visited most of Europe, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Turkey, and most recently Mexico. Robert has exhibited his artwork extensively in Paris, once in London, and several times in the United States. In his artwork, Robert most often takes dream images and bites out of his own life and puts them on canvas, paper, or the computer screen. His themes include the hidden aura-energy within all living and non-living subjects and their surrounding environments.
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