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mikeljanin

Mikel Janin
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FEATURED ARTIST by GrimmArtworks, journal

Artist // Professional // Digital Art
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My Bio
I'm a comic artist, living in Jerez, Spain, currently working for DC Comics.
I'm working on new DC Universe relaunch series JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK, with super star writer PETER MILLIGAN, which is way cool!
Other published work for DC includes "FLASHPOINT: DEADMAN & THE FLYING GRAYSONS #1" written by J.T. Krul and colored by Ulises Arreola ,with cover by Cliff Chiang and seven pages for "JLA 80 PAGE GIANT" written by Adam Glass, with many other featured artists.
My published work for other companies includes "The year we were Champions of the World", written by Pepe Caldelas, published by Panini Comics and the Adidas soccer comic book "The ultimate search: Higuaín". Other of my works are a short story in Heavy Metal Magazine, "The Rose in Winter", and the graphic novel "Les aventures d'Antonin Phylifandre" for Éditions Akileos. My illustrations based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s works have been exhibited throughout Europe.

I'm not accepting collaboration work for the moment, due to my schedule with DC. Thanks a lot for considering me for your project.

If you are interested in comissions, just send me a note and I'll try to give it a frame. Thanks!

My site: www.mikeljanin.com
My blog: mikeljanin.blogspot.com/

Check my online DA portfolio: mikeljanin.daportfolio.com/
Follow me in twitter: twitter.com/mikeljanin
Facebook: www.facebook.com/#!/profile.ph…

Feel free to e-mail me: mikel@mikeljanin.com

Current Residence: Spain

Favourite Visual Artist
Velázquez, Goya, Picasso, Javier G. Pacheco
Favourite Movies
Star Wars, Indiana Jones, The Godfather
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Joaquín Sabina, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Elton John
Favourite Books
The Lord of the Rings
Favourite Writers
Arturo P. Reverte, Saramago, J. Marías, Shakespeare
Other Interests
Architecture, art, movies, my wife, my son, my coming child.

Trinity War!

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I've been lucky being part of the Trinity War event. The three Justice Leagues crossover, involving up to 30 DC characters, featuring stars like Superman, the Batman or Wonder Woman, and being part of a creative team with guys like Geoff Johns, Jeff Lemire, Ivan Reis, Doug Mahnke or Joe Prado. So now you can see some of the pages I did for Trinity War chapter 3, Justice League Dark #22. Soon I will post some pages of Justice League Dark #23 (Trinity War chapter 5) plenty of action! Hope you enjoy them! M.
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Updating

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Long time since last time I uploaded my work, so time to fix that. I've uploaded 10 pages from the last two published books. I'm still working at DC's Justice League Dark. I've just finished issue #12 and we have plans for a long run, so let's hope the readers support the book. Working with Jeff Lemire is a blast. The man is on fire, and he's delivering amazing ideas, mixing the old Vertigo stuff, like the Trenchcoat Brigade or The Books of Magic with the New 52 Universe, building ties with Justice League and the Dark line. What's bad is I have almost no time for updating my online stuff. I used to answer every message and thanking favori
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R.I.P. Ernie Chan

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Great master Ernie Chan passed away. Sad to hear. The last work I saw from him was with DeviantArt pal Andrew Zar for DarkBrain.com, but I was huge fan of his work in Conan years ago. Rest in peace, master. :(
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Do you draw pencil first on top of a 3D reference and then ink on a separate layer?
Since I stumbled on Grayson, I have been in love with your style and super clean lines!  Wish I could draw like you!
also how do you  draw lol
I love your artwork so much my dude, i dont really read dc comics but the Grayson volume 3 artwork made me fall in love with it and buy iy so congratulations i love you
Wow! I'm new to the comics world, but I just finished reading Grayson volumes 1 and 2! It's an honor such a talented artists is on deviantART! I just wanted to say, keep up the AMAZING work! Your style is my absolute favorite; it's so perfect! 
Truth is I rarely visit DA these days, but anyway, thank you for your support! :D
do you remember that amazing blog that you used to write around 2009 ? I just find it by chance, and (omg) so I realize that you was one of my favorite comics artists before I knowing big deal about comics! and I just search your page to say thank you, because artists like you make reading comics an amazing experience = )