Orion Zangara is an illustrator and comic book artist who lives in the Washington, DC, area. He is a graduate of The Kubert School, an art trade school, with a concentration in sequential art.
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea series.
What’s your favorite line from a book?
“Only in silence the word,
Only in dark the light,
Only in dying life:
Bright the hawk’s flight
On the empty sky.”
—The Creation of Éa by Ursula K. Le Guin
Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
My top favorite illustrators/comic book artists are Joe Kubert (my grandfather), Will Eisner, and Bernie Wrightson.
Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
Because I love drawing stories.
Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
Never give up. If this is want you want to do, I don’t think you should let anything or anyone stop you.