Books
12:04 pm
Wed March 12, 2008

Constructing a Comic Book: Hector Casanova

Kansas City artist Hector Casanova is an illustrator, artist and creates comic books. KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross stopped by his studio in the West Bottoms to learn more about how he constructs the stories he tells in comic book form.

Kansas City, MO – Hector Casanova's building is just behind the big haunted houses and old warehouses in the West Bottoms. Behind a neon green door, you first walk into the gallery he runs for alternative art - it's the called the Green Door Gallery. Further back is his home, and his studio - a large room filled with prints, drawing, paintings and posters. Hector demonstrates the multi-media process he's created for the new comic book he's currently working on, Screamland.

Read more and see more pictures of Hector Casanova's monster-creation process on ComicMonsters.com.

Hector Casanova's illustrations have been featured in the Kansas City Star and on our website's banner and our 2005 Year in Review magazine.

This interview first aired July 29, 2007 on KC Currents. To listen on your own schedule, subscribe to the KC Currents Podcast .