Thursday, May 27, 2010


We just finished Daytripper 9 and Daytripper 10 is halfway done. We leave in a few hours to Portugal for the VI International Comics Festival of Beja. We couldn't be more excited to our first european comics festival. We'll have an exposition of originals at the festival, and will do a signing and a panel. Check out the festival's site for all the info.

And that's not all.


We're also opening another exposition in Porto, another portuguese city. We'll be at the opening on June 1st, and I did a new painting for a exclusive Giclée print at the gallery. The images illustrating this post are two details of the print, and you can check out the full print at the Gallery's blog


We love comics, and every chance we get to spread this love around the world is welcome. We'll bring along some of the comics we made in Brazil for our portuguese fans. Let's see what happens.

Let's keep reading, creating and enjoying.

We'll be back soon, and will try to update our twitters on the way.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Daytripper and Casanova solicitation for August

Busy month for us. Exciting.

Daytripper 9

Brás is going through one of those days that seems like a lifetime; when so many things happen and change so fast and so dramatically that he can’t keep track of what the hell is going on. In this penultimate issue to the acclaimed miniseries, can he figure things out before it’s too late?
On sale AUGUST 11 • 9 of 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

CASANOVA: Luxuria 2
Written by Mat Fraction
Art by Gabriel Bá
Cover by Gaberiel Bá
CASANOVA: LUXURIA continues! Strange, sweaty, naked things are afoot deep in the jungle metropolis of Áqua Pesada. A rogue E.M.P.I.R.E. agent has gone mad and, in between throwing the most decadent parties the world has ever known, spills his spy-guts out in the pages of a breathless, confessional, comic book... and Casanova Quinn is given orders by his father to bring the agent in... but Newman Xeno wants Casanova to kill him instead. Bloodshed, betrayal, a trial, an exile, a Paco Rabanne dress made entirely out of credit cards, and a shocking twist that sets Casanova irrevocably on a path of no return. 32 PAGES OF COSMIC COMIC SPY-CHEDELIA. All new back-matter! Soul-elevating colors! Staples and paper! READ!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ... $3.99

Friday, May 14, 2010

De:TALES hardcover

Detales - Hardcover edition

We're very happy to be releasing this again. When Diana called us and said they were doing a new edition, we were delighted with the idea of doing a new cover. We love the original cover and we wanted to preserve the same mood, but at the same time we wanted to try to apply all that we have learned in these years that separate this edition from the first.

If you never read this, this is your chance.

The solicitation reads like this:

Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon (W/A)
On sale Oct 6
b&w, 112 pages
HC, 6" x 9"

From the company that introduced American audiences to Brazilian twins Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá (Daytripper, Pixu) comes a new hardcover edition of Dark Horse’s out-of-print De:Tales, a collection of the twins’ breakthrough short stories!

After three Eisner Awards and a series of acclaimed projects with writers Joss Whedon (Sugarshock), Gerard Way (The Umbrella Academy), Mike Mignola (B.P.R.D.: 1947), and Matt Fraction (Casanova), Moon and Bá are now among the hottest artists in comics. De:Tales is the duo’s most personal work to date, presenting their work separately, together, and in tandem—as the twins trade off on the roles of writing and illustrating, share those roles, or fly solo. Brimming with all the details of human life, their charming tales move from the urban reality of their home in São Paulo to the magical realism of their Latin American background.

Featuring a brand-new cover, Moon and Bá’s seminal and sought-after work is finally back in this handsome hardcover packaging, proving once again that they are a talented pair to watch out for.

• Named by Booklist as one of the 10 best Graphic Novels of the year, Foreword Magazine gave it a silver medal on the Graphic Novel category of their “Book of the Year” award, and it was nominated for an Eisner Award.

Now available in hardcover!

Friday, May 07, 2010

Daytripper 6 and the trips around the world!

Time is ticking and our lives keep spinning like they never did before as we approach the last month of production of our beloved Daytripper. We've seen the white light and we're walking towards it.

We are halfway there and everything starts to make a little more sense on our story, as we know the characters better and begin to understand what their roles are and the reasons behind their actions. Next week, a new issue hits the stores. It relates directly to issues 4, 7, 9 and well... it's not going to be easy on Brás.

Daytripper cover 6

Daytripper 6
• Cover by GABRIEL BÁ

When life takes us by surprise and makes everyone want to close their eyes, Brás finally gains something he's been waiting his entire life to find. But he would trade it all to know what happened in Rio

These solicitation texts are so exciting to write.

After we cross that final line, we'll start the crazy tour around the globe, spreading the love of comics all around. As seen on the previous post, we'll go to Portugal to be part of the VI Festival Internacional de BD de Beja, then we'll open an exposition on the comic-store Mundo Fantasma in Porto.

After a short break, we'll go to London to participate on the massive Festival Brazil, where we'll do a panel about our work and how we take Brazil with us in it, on July 5th. We'll be there until July 19th and we're planning a signing on a store in London, since we'll have both Casanova and Daytripper fresh out of the oven. And, of course, we're gonna watch the World Cup finals there, drinking lots of pints and celebrating.

We'll leave the UK and go straight to the San Diego Comic Con International from July 21st till 26th. And let's have some fun while we're there, shall we?

Well, if that not enough, I'll go to Bolívia to be part of the 8avo Viñetas con Altura, in La Paz from August 2nd till 8th, then Santa Cruz from 10th till 15th.

We have a little more traveling to do, but I think I have to get back to work now. Don't miss Daytripper 6 on May 12th and we'll see you around... really.

Sunday, May 02, 2010

May the future we have once planned come to us soon.

It all started in 2007 (actually, if we point towards accuracy, it was way before that) and it is a little more than 3 week s to see it's completion. From the first idea until this day, we have come a long way, a much welcome one that has no return.

As relieved I am to have finished the last Daytripper script yesterday, I know we still have a lot to do before our journey really reaches it's end. There's no stop, no weariness, no fatigue to slow us down. This is the most important project of our lives and we need to see it through.

Soon after we finish everything, we'll set sails to the old continent, to be part of the VI Festival Internacional de BD de Beja, in Portugal. We'll be there from May 28th until June 1st, when we go to Porto, to open an exposition on the comic-store Mundo Fantasma.

It will be strange to be far away on a different country, but speaking the same language.

Well, it's in fact the language of comicbooks that keeps us together, wherever we may be. Daytripper is just another proof of that.