Carlos Gabriel Ruiz is a writer, illustrator, and designer based in St. Louis. He is the creator of Pretentious Record Store Guy and Parade of Freaks. He was a finalist on DC Comics Zuda website with the submission Development Hell in 2007. Shorts + Losses and The Baron Age, with collaborator Jim Mosley, are his latest works.
Carlos graduated from the University of Missouri with a B.F.A. in painting and drawing. His work can be found online atcarlosgabrielruiz.com and at paradeoffreaks.com.