The Hero’s Journey of Marcos Ventura

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

I love everything from pencil production to publication, the more interesting is the publication that is an achievement for an artist, it makes me very happy.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

In my job,  it is to be producing and publishing, I work in the direction of a movie or game based on my character, I am working for this, I am halfway in the right place, just need a few more details.

What is my greatest fear?

I do not know! I’m not afraid of anything, the things I do are working out, even gradually, I’m not afraid of anything.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

Not having recourse to conclude my dreams, I’m just an artist so I have to run behind resources for example, for my movie, this is very difficult without a major Marketing company, but I am willing to get over myself.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?

This question is difficult, because I admire writers and comic artists who have already died, like Stan Lee and John Bucema, the living, good, I admire Frank Miller and Alan Moore, they are excellent.

What is my greatest extravagance?

I must talk about my adolescence, from this age until I was 20 years old I was terrible, going out every night with friends, also did not stop at home during the day, only when I was going to draw, I really did quite a lot, one of the most large ones I ever had, more were years Sensational.

On what occasion would I lie?

I’m not much of a liar, but I’d lie to a girl to benefit me in a relationship, some lies create pillars in a man’s life.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

I don’t like the stories of today’s super heroes, the most famous, the current writers ended up with these characters. What is lacking at the moment are Brazilian national characters, new characters, with written stories and designed by new writers and artists.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

I am being happier in my work now, I became a complete artist, I write the story, pencil drawing, artwork finalizing, I make colors and letters on the computer, also I do a part as editor. Later I will also drive a 3D movie, it all makes me very happy.

If I could, what would I change about myself?

If I could change something in me I would change the financial situation, it would help a lot against the obstacles to conclude my dreams.

What is my greatest achievement in work?

It was the publication of my work, this in a way is expanding horizons for me, it’s making me think big.

Where would I most like to live?

Well, if I were to choose, I’d pick some country in Europe, I think Russia would be a beautiful country for me to live better.

What is my most treasured possession?

My family, is the basis of everything, secondly, my gift.

What is my most marked characteristic?

It’s not my smirk, because I rarely smile. I think it’s my serenity, it’s expressed all the time in my face.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

The beaches, they’re beautiful, they inspire me a lot.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

The beaches once again.

What books influenced my life and how?


Shogun 1 and 2-James Clavell

The Almighty-Irwing Wallace

These books have influenced me a lot in my life and my work.

I believe that nothing happens by chance, I needed something to read, more could not be anything, so I spent time in a bookstore and bought these all at once, nobody indicated me, I chose them myself.

Who are my favorite writers?


James Clavell

Eric Van Lustbader

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

I would hear a national rock (Brazilian).

João Penca e os Miquinhos Amestrados – POPSTAR

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

Nicolai Jack

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

Luiz Inacio da Silva- Lula

Vladimir Putin- President of Russia

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

The Matrix

What role plays art in my life and work?

Life imitates art and vice versa. I try to inspire my life in some things I read, write and design, the good things for sure and this becomes a spiral.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?


Whom would I like to work with in 2019?

Hideo Kojima, it would be great to have a partnership with him in a game of my authorship and my characters.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019?

My artists friends, it would be very nice to find them.

What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on?

If all goes well I would very much like to close a partnership in a film based on my characters, I’m running behind.

Where can you see me or my work in 2019?




What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

This is linked to my work, is always challenging me, I intend to go to the end, it means to go to my end.

Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story?

Someone like Eric Lustbader.

How can you contact me?




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