MRR Comics & Art Issue Artist Q&A with Juarma LÁ³pez
This month’s MRR magazine is the Comics & Art Issue! Throughout March we are highlighting some of the participating artists right here on MRR.com. Today we hear from Juarma LÁ³pez from Deifontes, Spain.
What are your main publishing projects?
I have published many fanzines and comics, as ¡Viva RumanÁa!, Lo Pitbull, Libertad para lo mÁo, Amor y PolicÁa, Carita de gitano con SIDA, Todos los poemas hablan de ti, Los rockeros van al Infierno… I’ve never worked with any bands.
What are some of your artistic influences?
Roger y Tamayo, and the Spanish magazine TMEO.
I always listen to music when I draw: Cicatriz, Eskorbuto, Carne, Gobierno Militar, Suicidas, Trance, La URSS, Juanita y los Feos, Novedades Carminha, Jack of Heart, La Secte du Futur, JC SatÁ¡n, Yussuf Jerusalem, Catholic Spray…
How would you describe your style of drawing?
Free, humble and cheerful.
What other punk projects are you involved with?
I’m drawing Historia inventada del Punk, a book scripted by Jorge B. Ortiz. We hope to publish sometime in 2015/16.
What’s in the future for you as a cartoonist/artist?
Draw until I die.
For links and more info about this artist and all of the artists in our Comics & Art Issue, check out the artist bios page.