Kóte Carvajal

Kóte Carvajal
Illustrator
Comics & Graphic Novels

Kóte Carvajal (Santiago, 1978) Comic book colourist since 2008 in the USA, New Zealand, the UK, and Chile. Since 2014 writing graphic novels. Winner of IBBY Chile's Hummingbird Medal 2018 for Best Graphic Novel with "The Cardinal".

Books

Prince Yu: The Search for the Blue Sun

Will Yu be able to lead a planetary search group if he has never left the city and meet other people before?
Summary

Yu wants to be a normal Adonita to play holo-battles, explore the city and above all, make friends because he only counts with his guardian robot, Rivka.

There is one small detail to acomplish his wishes: Yu is the Prince of the Central Planet Adon and his parents Aram and Lena are the Regents of the system, guided by the strict Blue Sun rules. Because of this, he can’t go outside of the palace, to visit the Stelar Ships or meet other Adonitas. However, everything change when the farest stelar ships begin a rebelion for their independence.

The rebelion leader has only one condition to finish his campaigne: To find proof of the existence of the Blue Sun -the creator of the system rules- responsable of theirs poor live conditions.

 

Category
Comics & Graphic Novels
Fiction
Graphic Novel
Text
Kóte Carvajal
Illustrations
Jade González
Publisher
Loqueleo
Year
2019
Language
Spanish
ISBN
978-956-15344-90
Pages
156pp
Cover
Softcover
Size
16,5x23cm

THE CARDINAL

A book that brings back hope in the Catholic Church.
Summary

Chile, September 1973. In a country with a destroyed government, a figure of a priest searching for justice has emerged. It’s just one man against Pinochet's dictatorship. Monsignor Raúl Silva Henríquez, who never failed to fulfill the motto ‘Caritas Cristi Urget Nos’ (The Charity of Christ Urges Us).

Cardinal Henríquez was a living example of the Catholic Church that fought for the truth when it was needed the most. Since his call for priesthood in 1926 until the return of Chile’s democracy in 1990, this graphic novel enlightens the complex personality of someone that understood the holiness as a fight for the oppressed.

Category
Comics & Graphic Novels
Non-fiction
Graphic Novel
Text
Kóte Carvajal
Illustrations
Lucho Insunza
Publisher
Liberalia Ediciones
Year
2018
Language
Spanish
ISBN
978-956-8484-64-4
Pages
126pp
Cover
Softcover
Size
16,5x24cm

Juan Valiente: From Slave to Pedro de Valdivia's Captain

The story of a man who arrived as a slave and fought for Chile's conquest.
Summary

This is the story of an African slave who became captain under the mandate of General Pedro de Valdivia in the southern lands of Perú during the Spanish conquer in the early XVI century. The barely known adventure of a person who has been made invisible by Chilean history books, even though many African slaves fought side by side - and for many years - with Spanish soldiers in order to conquer the lands wherethe Mapuche tribe ruled in Chile.

Category
Comics & Graphic Novels
Non-fiction
Graphic Novel
Text
Kóte Carvajal
Illustrations
Gabriel Ibarra
Publisher
Liberalia Ediciones
Year
2019
Language
Spanish
ISBN
978-956-848-483-5
Pages
114pp
Cover
Softcover
Size
24x17cm

Nerd Heart

A nerd story with a happy ending.
Nerd Heart
Summary

Are nerds made or born? Can nerds stop being nerds just because they want to? This is a love story like any other, which shows us that what brings two people together might also be what separates them.

Category
Comics & Graphic Novels
Fiction
Graphic Novel
Text
Kóte Carvajal
Illustrations
Various
Publisher
Anfibia Ediciones
Year
2016
Language
Spanish
ISBN
978-9569-6710-74
Pages
106pp
Cover
Softcover
Size
15x23cm

The Colorist Maid

Nominee Best Graphic Humor Book at the International Festival of Comics FIC Santiago, 2017
Summary

Have you noticed how people always say that being the boss is the best thing? This is Kóte’s story, who has managed to become his own boss as a freelance colorist for the comic industry! As you can guess working from home has its own challenges: he must dedicate time to finish all the pages that he needs to color in order to pay the bills, meanwhile he manages to cook, clean the house, meet his friends, watch his favorite tv shows and so much more...

Category
Comics & Graphic Novels
Fiction
Comic Book
Text
Kóte Carvajal
Illustrations
Kóte Carvajal
Publisher
Cástor y Pólux
Year
2016
Language
Spanish
ISBN
978-956-98720-13
Pages
96pp
Cover
Softcover
Size
16x16cm