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Daniel Jiménez Quiroz

Daniel Jiménez Quiroz

Daniel Jiménez Quiroz promotes the publication of comics and the graphic novel in Colombia.

Since 2006 Daniel has worked as a publisher ofLARVA, a specialist magazine in Colombia dedicated to the promotion of comics by authors from around the world. LARVA has published Latin American comic authors and has established itself as a unique publication in the sector. Some of its international collaborators include Shaun Tan, who won an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film in 2011, and Peter Bagge, a key player in the revolution of American comics during the 90s.Daniel manages LARVA’s magazine, theEditorial Robot, which specialises in graphic novels and fanzines. He also heads up the organisation that runsEntreviñetas, a festival dedicated to graphic novels and comics.

Daniel is a winner of theYCE Publishing Award 2012.