Native and Latina Princess Graphic Novels
Phineas Conrad is a mysterious Mexican freelance artist who is looking for opportunities to get ahead in the difficult situation of his country. The family economic limitations, coupled with not living in a big city has cost him a lot to show off his talent, so lately he's using the networks to help give life to other projects and finally start his own.
Phineas is a person that part of his goals is to help make the dreams of others come true and in this case he wants to support the talent of women who have something to tell. He enjoys classical music and studying the lives of classical composers.
Victoria Aragon is a second generation Mexican-American artist who graduated from Laguna College of Art and Design with a BFA in Animation.
Victoria loves drawing Latin characters, especially superhero ones. She always wanted to see one ever since her love for comic books and animation flourished in middle school. Being raised in California and Texas and growing up in a big family (consisting mostly of her six siblings) it always gave her the inspiration to make that dream possible; wanting to give them and others the representation she always wanted growing up.
Victoria loves the idea of having a female lead taking charge of protecting her community. Also seeing a comic book project being lead and run by Latina artists like herself is what made her want to take part.
Ivonne Moran is a first generation Ecuadorian-American artist residing on the East Coast. Her work focuses on capturing the every day moments and emotions we experience in life and authentically portray them through her illustration and animation work.
Growing up, it wasn’t often she'd see different forms of representation in media, so now her goal is to create something anyone can relate to; as there's always a story and experience to tell with every person.
Sandra Romero is a first generation Mexican-American graphic designer based in Southern California.
Growing up, she was drawn to powerful female role models in cartoons and media. Sandra values her relationship and friendship with her mother.
Following her mother's advice, she pursued higher education to be able to work on art, graphics, and work on projects with female leads for other little girls.
Alora is one of the five Possibles, a princess that may become the true princess of Citadel. In this world, one’s birthright doesn’t determine royalty. These Possibles were found, trained in their vibrance (magical energies), and took classes together in the palace; all in preparation for the Majo Majo Celebration.
One night, Alora and the four princesses visit a traveling carnival. They soon realize each carnival attraction is a greatness test and they’re in the Majo Majo Celebration. The winner of the Majo Majo Celebration will determine who is the one true princess and will become the future ruler of the Citadel.