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Felipe Cagno
Artist | Professional
Filmmaker / Writer / Publisher

:earth: Current Residence: São Paulo, Brasil

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:reading: COMIC BOOKS

The Lost Kids: Seeking Samarkand (Available Now!)
3-2-1: Fast Comics Vol. 1 (Available Now!)
3-2-1: Fast Comics Vol. 2 (Pre-Production)
Blind Spot: Training Years (Pre-Production)
Relics: The Search for Captain Kidd's Loot (Active Development)
Sharp Shootin': Crows' Nest (Active Development)


Bala Sem Nome (Post-Production, 2015, "Bullet With No Name")
Bom Demais Para Ser Verdade (Script Stage, 2016, "Too Good To Be True")

Wanna be part of the new '321: Fast Comics' book??

Journal Entry: Mon Feb 23, 2015, 10:04 AM


So that happened... the "321: Fast Comics" book #1 Kickstarter was funded with a whopping 41% over the initial goal thanks to 239 awesome backers, thanks so much for all the love!

I can't wait to send out the rewards and get the feedback from everyone :w00t:

:star::star::star:HOW ABOUT JOINING VOLUME 2 OF THE "321: FAST COMICS" SERIES?:star::star::star:

Para Regras e Instruções em Português, acesse

We are looking for both 3-page STORIES & PIN-UPS :D and here are just some of the latest entries submitted:

Entry_009 by FelipeCagnoEntry_006 by FelipeCagnoPinUp_004 by FelipeCagnoPinUp_003 by FelipeCagno

:bulletblue: THE GOAL

To take part in the ongoing 321 Narrative Challenge where the goal is to submit Themed Pin-Ups & Comic Book Stories that have:

3 Pages
2 Characters
1 Twist Ending

As long as your story respects the above rules, anything goes! Feel free to to do a Western, Superheroes, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Daily Life, it's really up to you and your creative team.

The Theme for the Pin-Ups is "1950's/1960's Diners, Burger Places, Restaurants, Coffee Shops, etc"

-- Feel free to submit pin-ups only, just the stories or a combo of both! --

:bulletblue: THE PRIZES

The contest will run until July '15 when the TOP THREE STORIES & the TOP THREE PIN-UPS will be published on the "321: Fast Comics Vol. II" book plus cash prizes!

:winner: 1st Place: $400 :winner:
:trophy: 2nd Place: $300 :trophy:
:w00t: 3rd Place: $200 :w00t:

:+fav: All three Pin-Ups will get $200 each :+fav:

:judge: But wait! That is not all! :judge:

-- Every MONTH up until July 2015 I will pick THREE STORIES to be digitally published as a Madefire Motion Book and highlighted in a series of DeviantArt articles by the team behind DepthRADIUS plus a little extra kick to it ;) --

All Top Three Monthly Winners will also receive a 3 Month DA Subscription

:bulletblue: THE RULES

:bulletred: Write & Produce a short comic book story no longer than 3 pages, with no more than 2 main characters with a surprise ending. Aside from the two main characters you are allowed to have as many people in the background as you want as long as they DO NOT interact with the story.

:bulletred: Stories can be either fully colored or B/W but they MUST be print ready. No pencils allowed. CG art, Digital, Traditional are all accepted.

:bulletred: Partnerships are encouraged!! Writers should team-up with artists and artists should find writers to collaborate with, team submissions are more than welcome as are solo works.

:bulletred: The Pin-ups are free as long as they follow the THEME outlined above on the first topic and can be delivered in any medium (i.e. sketch card, pin-up, B/W, CGI, Digital or Traditional Art, etc)

:bulletred: Every artwork must be 11x17in in size and at least 300dpi, including the pages! No need to upload the high resolution files to DeviantArt though, these will be required if they are chosen to be published on the book next year.

:bulletred: As many entries per contestant as you like, feel free to take part of the challenge every month, keep it PG-13 or Teen rated. 

:bulletred: Submit by posting a "LINK" to your own gallery on THIS journal every month. Your entry is confirmed when I reply your comment, if you don't hear from me there's something wrong, so verify where you have posted your entry.

:email: Any questions feel free to Note me or reach me at :email:

Important: The rights to every artwork or story submitted remain YOURS, even if we choose to publish your story, they will be kept that way. If your story or pin-up is chosen for print publication and do not conform to the size and resolution required, we will have to pick another winner.


Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM (PT) on the 30th of EVERY month. If it is received after the due date, it will roll over to the next month, and remember, the competition is ONGOING until July 2015.

DepthRADIUS articles will be published at the discretion of the good folks of DA and the monthly "321: Fast Comics" digital books will come out every third Wednesday of the following month along with the awarded subscriptions.

Important: Even if your artwork doesn't make it into the monthly books, it might still be highlighted on the DepthRADIUS articles, so keep'em coming :D


To read a FREE PREVIEW of the "321: Fast Comics Vol. I" comic book, just tap below to begin. It's a great example people can follow for their own stories.



The Kickstarter is over but you can still purchase digital copies. If you enjoyed the quick preview above, you can purchase the FULL BOOK on Comixology!! Just click RIGHT HERE or hit the picture below to head over to Comixology and get your digital copy :D

:star: How to Write Your Own Comic

Finally I got some time to sit down and work on a new article. This one is about breaking up your story in panels and how that is a collaborative effort between the writer and artist since it's key to the narrative of the book.

Check it out at Writing 302: Action in PanelsYou may think this is solely up to the illustrator of the book but in fact it's actually a shared responsibility between writers and pencillers.
Camera Angles and Storytelling through Panels
As a writer it's your job to define the pacing and flow of the page and how your story will reach the readers. The artist's job is to take those directions, execute them as best as he can and apply his vision on top of the writer's. It is a collaborative effort and that's why writers and artists have to keep a constant communication.
Drawing a pin-up is one thing, telling a story through pictures is something else entirely. All your choices have weight and they should mean something, you should be very conscious of every single decision you take as an artist/writer when working on a comic book.
A close up has a very different desired effect than a wide shot for instance, and they each communicate something specific to your readers. So always keep in mind, "What do I want to communicate wi

:bulletblue: Writing 101 - Find Your Ending:
:bulletblue: Writing 102 - The Outline:
:bulletblue: Writing 201 - Crowd or Cast:
:bulletblue: Writing 202 - What's Your Job?:
:bulletblue: Writing 203 - Nice to Meet You:
:bulletblue: Writing 204 - Lego Blocks:
:bulletblue: Writing 301 - Formatting:
:bulletblue: Team Effort 101:

Thanks so much for checking them out :)

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aiko19th Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015
muito legal o projeto! Parabéns!! :D
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ALI-AL-ALI Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015  New member
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C-wonder1 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  New member
hi uh felipe cagno I saw the how to global storytelling update thing and it talked about how you got into comics and stuff and I have to say I really admire your work ethnic, you never gave up and never give up on your hopes and dreams and friends you are one to be admired and I am a cartoonist comic maker as well, I may not be as good as you but reading about your past gave me a warm feeling of confidence, you are a great inspiration and I am some what kind of new to deviant art and I may not know much about you, but I do know that you are great at drawing
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RebellingLemming Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Greatness indeed!
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HoshisamaValmor Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015
Oi! Li o artigo sobre a sua graphic novel e vim só dar-lhe os parabéns :) Confesso que não conhecia o seu trabalho mas foi bom ver este artigo e ver a quantidade de trabalho que teve de fazer para chegar onde está. É inspirador. Por isso, melhores cumprimentos de Portugal e continue :)
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RwbyRebirthFantasy Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome work.
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innocencedied2nite Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Student Writer
Your work is absolutely amazing, dear sir. I am so thankful to have been introduced to it. And your story had inspired me to not give up even when it feels like my dreams are so far away. Thank you for sharing your experiences and your vision with us. I sincerely wish you the best of luck with all your endeavors.

:heart: Indie
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THE-DEADLIEST-DOGE Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015   General Artist
Can I personally tell you that your story is very inspiring to me, on how big you became by simply joining DA? I am an apiring comic book writer/artist and the journal featured about you has made me a fan of you and your story. I'll make sure to order an issue of Lost Kids if I get the chance.
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human-groveback Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Professional General Artist
Something that might amuse you about The Lost Kids: Seeking Samarkand: The name "Samarkand" makes me think of a character of the same name from a Thomas the Tank Engine fanfiction.
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FlurryTheBear Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015
Thanks for the favorite! I'm so glad that you like it. Yay! :)
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