Artist Spotlight – Cezar Razek From Dynamite's Red Sonja: The Black Tower

With the announcement of the upcoming Red Sonja: The Black Tower series from Frank Tieri, it seemed like a good time to turn the artist spotlight onto his upcoming collaborator Cezar Razek. The man with two Z's has worked on multiple comics for Dynamite over the last few years but this new project may be his highest profile to date.

wbrs01-11_1BLEEDING COOL: How did you get started drawing?

CEZAR RAZEK: Well, since my childhood I liked to spend many hours drawing already, and as a teenager I made some penciling classes for comics and arts, after some time I even gave drawing classes.

wbrs01-06_1 wbrs01-05_1BC: Who were your biggest influences?

CR: Most of my influences are from Alex Ross, Adam Hughes, Alan Davis Terry Dodson, Frank Cho … I'd really spend the would day talking about it….(laughs)
RSTower01-08 RSTower01-05BC: What is your process for doing a page? How long does it take you?

CR: Well, I begin with a little sketch for approvals, with that approved I just put by best efforts on the pages, usually it take a day or two.
crazeksequential-2 crazeksequential-1BC: Where might folks have seen your work previously?

CR: In general, you may find it at Dynamite's and Glass House's websites. I did work on projects such as Vampirella and Battlestar Galactica.

RSTower01-03 RSTower01-01BC: What are you working on now?

CR: I'm working on Red Sonja: The Black Tower.

crazeksequential-9 crazeksequential-7BC: What is your dream project?

CR: Among many projects that Dynamite gave me to work on, the one I most liked was Vampirella and Red Sonja, Id love to work with those girls again.They both are comic icons.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.