A.C. Esguerra (a.k.a. blueludebar) is an LA-based comics artist and illustrator. They deal in flight, mystery and the gentle subversion of classical romance and heroism. In 2016, they received a PRISM Comics Queer Press Grant Award for EIGHTY DAYS, an original historical romance manga about queer pilots in the 1930s.
They are represented by Kate McKean of Howard Morhaim Literary Agency, Inc.
COMICS & ILLUSTRATION
2019 Theater of Terror: Revenge of the Queers Anthology. Northwest Press. / Contributing Artist
2019 Adventure Time Season 11, Issue #6. BOOM! Studios. / Cover Artist (Variant)
2018 “Bespoke”. Name & None Magazine, Issue #1. / Contributing Artist
2018 Nexus: Echo Chambers Print Portfolio. Tyrell Cannon, Landis Blair. / Contributing Artist
2016 #Ham4Pamphlet Hamilton Anthology. Arielle Jovellanos. / Contributing Artist
2016 PRISM Comics Annual Queer Press Grant / Winner
2015 B Minus Studios “PIVOT”, “VOL. 1”, “LINEAGE” Group Exhibitions / Santa Ana, CA.
2015 Brad Bafford LGBT Center “We’re Here, We’re Queer” Juried Exhibition / Santa Ana, CA.
2014 Chuck Jones Center for Creativity “It Takes Character” Exhibition / Costa Mesa, CA.
2019 Toronto Comic Arts Festival / “Contemporary Queer Comics”
2018 Wondercon / “Making and Publishing Queer Comics”
2017 Queer Comics Expo / “Queer Historical Comics”
2017 Toronto Comic Arts Festival / “LGBTQ Comics Abroad”
2017 Long Beach Comic Expo / “People In Media”
2016 Alternative Press Expo / “UNREAL: Mixing Reality and Fantasy”
2018 Cartoonarium Live Drawing Session (MICExpo) / Participant
2017-2019 PRISM Comics Annual Queer Press Grant / Juror