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BALTIMORE COMIC-CON 2021 GUEST
Alitha Martinez
Writer and Artist
Booth 3605
Black Panther: World of Wakanda, It’s a Bird, Nubia

Alitha Evelyn Martinez is the Eisner Award and GLAAD Award-winning artist of the Black Panther: World of Wakanda series. Her professional career began in 1999, penciling Iron Man for Marvel Entertainment. Since then, it’s been a great ride getting to work on titles like X-Men: Black Sun, Marvel Age Fantastic Four, Black Panther, Black Panther: World of Wakanda, X-Men Gold Annual, Moon Girl, Mark Morales Spider-Man, Fearless, Voltron, NBC’s Heroes, New 52 Batgirl, Archie Comic’s New Crusaders and Riverdale, Omni for Humanoids, and WWE Superstar, WWE Slam City, and Barbie for Paper Cutz. Most recently, she’s worked on It’s a Bird and Nubia for DC Comics, and the upcoming title, The Science of Ghosts for Legendary Comics. She’s done larger projects that required more than just penciling and inking in graphic novels, like Vampire: My Boyfriend Bites, Kung Fu Masters, and Quest for Dragon Mountain for Lerner Publications. She’s also done political cartooning for the New York Post. In her spare time, she works on her creator-owned titles Yume and Ever, and Foreign, which she publish through her company, Ariotstorm Productions, LLC. She is also a professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Finally, it’s official! She’s a write too, her longest, deepest-held dream. She has two stories for Epic under her belt.

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