Native and Latina Princess Graphic Novels
Estefania Arteaga is a Mexican Character Designer from Tabasco, México with a graphic design degree from Anahuac University.
Although raised in a conservative family constantly surrounded by the classic Mexican machismo, Estefania focused on playing video games and her powerful mom; who's a full time worker and will forever be a superhero to her and an example on how to face challenges in Mexican modern society as a woman.
Because of her mom, Estafania likes to represent strong female characters in her illustrations to inspire women to feel strong and be their authentic self's.
Daniell Black is a Mexican Concept Artist and Visual Developer currently living in Mexico City. Her childhood was marked by the influence of strong women around her and a lot of incredible cartoons, this is how she realized that heroes are real and they’re closer to us than we think.
Daniell likes to tell stories through art and trusts that the hard work that all artists are doing is helping to create a world where all little girls will have someone to relate to and through this, empower themselves.
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.
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.
The ice caps melted and humans evolved to live in an underwater world called Atlacam. At school, Swan gets a perfect score on an aptitude test, which means she’s next in line to rule Atlacam. Captain Queen Bowron hears of this and secretly sets Swan up to be taken away by pirateers.
After being kidnapped by Pinkbeard and her pirateer crew, Swan, along with her plush seal friend, Mono, navigate through high water adventures and learns what makes a true quarter master princess.