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María Medem

Illustrator and comic book author

María Medem (Seville, 1994) started self-publishing her comics after studying Fine Arts. Her first long comic was published by Terry Bleu, a small Dutch editorial. She has been included in anthologies such as NOW (Fantagraphics), Cold Cube (Cold Cube Press) and Clubhouse (Colorama), and has collaborated and continues to collaborate with various fanzines. In 2018, Cenit was published by Apa Apa, winning her the Best Newcomer Award at the 37th Barcelona Comic Fair and the ACDCómic Critics Prize to the Best Emerging Author.

She published Echos with French publisher Fidèle Editions. She has produced illustrations for publications such as The New Yorker and The New York Times, and producers such as A24. She has also made animations for musicians such as Rival Consoles and Hermanos Gutiérrez. She has just completed her latest comic, Por culpa de una Flor, which will be published in February 2023 by Apa Apa Cómics and Blackie Books.

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Update: 15 November 2022

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