Terror: The horror comic art of Jayme Cortez (The Art of Jayme Cortez) (Paperback)

Terror: The horror comic art of Jayme Cortez (The Art of Jayme Cortez) By Jayme Cortez (Illustrator), Paulo Monteiro (Introduction by), Fabio Moraes Cover Image
By Jayme Cortez (Illustrator), Paulo Monteiro (Introduction by), Fabio Moraes
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Description


In the dark and twisted world of Brazilian horror comics, one artist's work stood out like a beacon of terror, sending shivers down the spines of readers. His name was Jayme Cortez.

As master of his craft and a maestro of the macabre he made his mark creating some of the most iconic and chilling cover art readers had ever seen. Now, for the first time, his work has been collected together for an international audience.

Terror features magazine covers Cortez produced for the publisher La Selva and a biography by the comic historian Fabio Moraes. This book is a must-have for any fan of the horror genre.

So, step into the shadows and prepare to be chilled to the bone.

About the Author


Jayme Cortez was born in 1926 in Lisbon, Portugal. He began his career in 1944, drawing comic strips in the weekly newspaper O Mosquito. In 1947, he migrated to São Paulo in Brazil and started creating cartoons, comic strips and illustrations for several newspapers. During the 1950s, Cortez enjoyed tremendous success in Brazil, thanks to his work in the magazine O Terror Negro (The Black Terror). He passed away in São Paulo in 1987.

Paulo Monteiro was born in Vila Nova de Gaia, Oporto, in the north of Portugal, in 1967. Since 2005 he has been the director of the Beja Comics Library and of Beja's International Comics Festival. He regularly travels across Europe, Angola, and Brazil to talk about the history of comics. As a comics artist, he wrote and drew The Infinite Love I Have for You.

Fabio Moraes is an illustrator, painter, art director and comic historian. He was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1965 and studied drawing, painting and sculpture at the Liceu de Artes e Ofícios. He runs the official Jayme Cortez blog, has organized several Cortez exhibitions in Brazil and Europe, and has been responsible for two compilations of classic Cortez comics in Portuguese.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781912740222
ISBN-10: 1912740222
Publisher: Korero Press
Publication Date: February 13th, 2024
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: The Art of Jayme Cortez