(Writer/Artist – Pretentious Record Store Guy; Parade of Freaks, Art Director – Ink and Drink Comics)
Carlos 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 and Losses and The Baron Age, with collaborator Jim Mosley, are his latest works. Currently he is working on the autobiographical comic called Comic-Con-A-Sewer and the graphic novel The Revengers. He is a founding member of the St. Louis based comics collective Ink and Drink Comics (inkanddrinkcomics.com ). His work can be found online at carlosgabrielruiz.com and at paradeoffreaks.com .