Welcome to the FACTS Artist Alley, where the world’s best geeky artists gather!
From international comic book stars and world-famous internet artists to local artists & designers, FACTS has it all. In the Artist Alley, experiencing a memorable encounter and leaving with your unique piece of art go hand-in-hand.
And when you’re done with that, you can also find the hidden gems of the Creator Zone, where the local artists and designers come to show their wares. Have fun exploring!
The Warp Zone
The American talent Mike Norton is the creator of the Eisner and Harvey award winning webcomic, Battlepug and the co-creator and artist of Revival and Grumble. He has worked for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and just about everybody else. All the more reason to shake hands with this legend in the Artist Alley!
The importance of the American artist and Eisner nominee Joëlle Jones in the field of US comics cannot be understated. Her art for her ongoing DC Comics (Batman! Supergirl! Wondergirl! Catwoman!), as well as for her very own Lady Killer series published by Dark Horse Comics, is simply phenomenal. If you want to go ‘super’, stop by her Artist Alley booth!
Italian fantasy artist Tina Valentino started as an illustrator on the classic Geronimo Stilton and on the comic book adaptation of the cult series True Blood. She is also a cover artist on series such as Aspen and Zenescope. In 2021, she joins the Drakoo label on the series Necromants with the famous fantasy novelist Olivier Gay.
Béatrice Tillier (Saturday)
A French fantasy artist who knows how to transport your mind to different realms with a stroke of her pen. She displays this skill in amazing titles like Het maagdenbos (Le bois des vièrges), De klaagzang van de veloren gewesten (Complainte des landes perdues), and Fee en de tedere robots (Fées et tendres automates).
Nicolas Demare (Saturday)
This Parisian artist knows exactly how to make fantasy worlds full of amazing creatures seemingly jump out of a piece of paper. You might know his work from fantasy series like Les Filles de Soleil, Merlin – La quête de l’épée, Dwergen, Oracle and more. Check out his artwork!
Jérôme Alquié has a real knack for manga-style characters, stories and atmospheres. He was entrusted with an official comic adaptation of the classic Saint Seiya series, and proved his worth in other series like Capitaine Albator, Les Mythics, and Surnaturels.
Be sure to also check his unique Saint Seiya exhibition in the Guest Hall!