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Updated 10-14-2017

Short Bio

Markisan Naso is the writer of the critically-acclaimed comic book series, VORACIOUS, published by Action Lab Entertainment. He is also an editor and publishing expert who has managed and revitalized national publications such as Knowledge Quest and School Library Research for the American Library Association. An accomplished journalist, Markisan has authored more than 150 features in print and on the web. He resides in Chicago.


Long Bio

Markisan Naso is the writer of the critically-acclaimed comic book series, VORACIOUS and VORACIOUS: Feeding Time, published by Action Lab Entertainment. He is also an editor and publishing expert who has managed and revitalized national publications such as Knowledge Quest and School Library Research for the American Library Association. An accomplished journalist, Markisan has authored more than 150 features in print and on the web, covering subjects as diverse as EF5 tornadoes, death metal and Superman.

Markisan has also edited over a dozen books, including The Anatomy of Zur-en-Arrh: Understanding Grant Morrison’s Batman and Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization for the Sequart Organization. In his spare time he interviews comic book creators for his podcast, COLLOQUIUM.

His upcoming work includes the final volume of VORACIOUS — VORACIOUS: Appetite for Destruction.

He is represented by Matt Sugarman of Weintraub Tobin.

Markisan resides in Chicago with his wife Tracy and their cat, Mos Eisley. He loves short rib tacos and heavy metal.

Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


Awards & Honors

VORACIOUS named “One of the Best New Series of 2016” by Comics Alliance


Author Photos

Permission is granted to use the following photographs for promotional or press purposes. Please credit: Tracy Naso. Click on each image for the high-resolution version.

 

 

 

 

 


Markisan Naso on Social Media

Twitter Page

Facebook Page

Instagram Page

Amazon Author Page

Goodreads Author Profile

Voracious Facebook Page

Voracious Twitter Page


Comic Book Covers & Sample Pages

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Promotional Quotes

“I highly, highly recommend this comic.”
Mark Waid, Award-Winning Writer of Avengers, Captain America, Daredevil

“If you’re not familiar with the VORACIOUS series, you owe it to yourself to check it out! It’s beautifully written and drawn high concept sci-fi.”
Ed Luce, Award-Winning Writer/Artist and Creator of Wuvable Oaf

“One of the best writers in comics now.”
—Frank RodriguezThe Broken Infinite

“Markisan Naso has got to be one of the most exciting comic book writers to put pen to paper.”
—Alex K. Cossa, Graphic Policy

“Voracious is the breath of fresh air I have been looking for in comics. Its uniqueness makes it stand out among an ocean of comics this industry has become.”
—Rick MendozaGeekadores

“I absolutely love this book. The artwork is fantastic and it’s a fresh new take on the classic time travel story. Please don’t miss out on this book. Trust me, you won’t regret it.”
—Kathleen EadyBlind Box Comics

“The book is cleverly written by Markisan and Jason delivers such a complete visual feast for the eyes. I give Voracious: Feeding Time a 10/10! Please do not miss your chance to catch this amazing book.”
—Stacy LottTM Stash

“I’m grateful for more Voracious, one of 2016’s best and most interesting comics.”
—CA Staff, Comics Alliance

“Voracious is definitely a unique read. It is easy to get into and offers some great entertainment. This is creativity at its finest.”
—Byron HendricksFortress of Solitude

“This book has quickly become one of the best books of the year and possibly one of the best books I have ever read … period.”
—Frank RodriguezThe Broken Infinite

“Bring on course two, three, however many I can get, and do yourself the favor of getting your own taste of it.”
Brian Belanger, Geekorama

“This is a fantastic example of a creative team picking up its ball and running like hell with it. Great work, all around.”
—Steve Paugh, Comic Bastards

“You will see many things in this comic that you have never seen before, or are likely to ever see again.”
—Richard VasseurFirst Comics News

“Markisan Naso and Jason Muhr have created a story that after four issues has reminded me of why I love comics. A series you absolutely need to read.”
—Alex K. Cossa, Graphic Policy

“I highly recommend Voracious and feel it has something for everyone, a little something for even the more discernible pallet.”
Jake Barber, A Place to Hang Your Cape

“This, my friends, is the kind of sci-fi/action/adventure that you’ll want to be reading. It’s strong premise, excellent writing, characterization and story development, surrounded by gorgeous interiors, will make the top of your reading list.”
Steven Leitman, Reading with a Flight Ring

“If you haven’t read Voracious yet, you better get right on it. Incredible story with just as incredible illustration.”
Daniel Medicis, Sci-Clops

“This book is awesome, and everybody should check it out.”
Matt Connor, Ultimate Comics

“A highly imaginative story that is downright fun to read!”
Ed GarrettTM Stash

“You have an amazing beard!”
Checkout Girl, Whole Foods