Artist Profile: Current Comic Book Anthology


CURRENT is a comic anthology showcasing four short and memorable stories by innovative artists from Cyprus. Targeted to all ages, this is the first of a series of illustrated comic books aiming to promote local artists and raise awareness on comic book culture.

CURRENT mixes the influences of comics, animation and classic children’s illustration into a timeless fantasy.

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Click here to read CURRENT’s interview with Avant Garde Press’ The Comic Issue.

Title and synopsis of short stories:

‘THE BEE’: The mundane chronicles of a family man as he tries to kill an annoying pest.
Written and illustrated by Tasos Anastasiades – illustrator, educator

WITHOUT’: A box left in the train, sets an encounter between two people on a mission.
Written and illustrated by Anna Fotiadou – illustrator, graphic designer, video artist

CURRENT COMIC BOOK new cover pagesmallDROP‘: A young man finds a watermelon on the street and sets out on his motorbike to return it.
Written and illustrated by Christopher Malapitan – illustrator, creative producer

SWEET VOYAGER‘: Two first grade classmates start building a space rocket for a school home activity, and they end up wandering in a galaxy of sweets and pastries.
Written and illustrated by Nearchos Konstantinou – illustrator, animator, educator

Cover Art, Preface & Layout Design
by Constantino Kouyialis – art director, illustrator, storyteller

Published Fall 2014.

Great news for all aspiring and upcoming artists!!

The team of CURRENT would like to announce that they will be having an open call for submissions at Cyprus Comic Con 2015 for their second volume of Current Comic Book Anthology!

If you love making comics and would like to see your work published alongside other talented local artists, this is your chance!

You can contact CURRENT at: currentcomicbook@gmail.com

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