The Hero’s Journey of Giulio Ramón Ferrara

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I think that the best thing in this world are the comics conventions, there you can find all your friends and colleagues. But if we talk about real work, on the table, i think that the research of references is the best.
What is my idea of perfect happiness? Some bottles of wine, friends and a lot of food, and good music too.
What is my greatest fear? Sometimes i think that i’m not ready for this work, or to not leave a sign in people’s mind.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I’m so touchy, if you do something wrong to me i will remember it forever.
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Too many people, Margo Tram, because she believes in me, Andrea Serio and Carlo Barberi.
What is my greatest extravagance? Ask my roommates, i like to scream like a dumb or dance like a wild man.
On what occasion would I lie? To protect someone, but i have lied a lot of times only for my business, sometimes you need to think of your own things
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? We have to stay a lot of time on the chair, thinking only to draw and draw, so when i can’t stay with my family or my girlfriend. I always think that i don’t consider them enough.
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? I’m young, i need more time to find the happiest thing, but right now i think that talking with my readers is awsome.
If I could, what would I change about myself? I need a new set of bones, i’m young but my body is really old ahahahah too much violent sports in my past life.
What is my greatest achievement in work? Is too early to say but i think that i’ve found my way to tell.
What do the words ‘The Financial Freedom to Create’ mean to me? That people give to you the real respect that we need.
Where would I most like to live? I want to travel all over the world, i’ve never travelled a lot in my life because of money, now i need to fly everywhere.
What is my most treasured possession? I have nothing so special.
What is my most marked characteristic? I have big eyebrows, them signed all my life in a bad and good way.
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? I like isolated place, i have some some green spaces where there are one or two trees, is awsome there, a good place to think.
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? My home! I love to cook for people so if someone want to try my personal restaurant, call me!
What books influenced my life and how? My first real comics was something published by DC comics, but i think that Gipi and Craig Thompson gave me the necessity to tell.
Who are my favorite writers? Charles Bukowski, Luciano Bianciardi but i’m not a grat reader of books.
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? Something by Led Zeppelin, maybe Dazed ans Confued. Robert Plant, if i die before you, please
come to my funeral and sing, thanks.
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? I always loved Wolverine, i want to draw his stories, he is solitary but even a good friend.
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Maybe it’s obvious but i think that my father and my mother are my heroes, they gave all to me, now is my time to give something back
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? Hard question, only one? Perfetti Sconosciuti.
What role plays art in my life and work? Is the main role, it is the starring in my life, that type of starring who does not care about his co-starring.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? All my parters form my selfpublished group Mojo Autoproduzioni, and my girlfriend too she helps me a lot.
Whom would I like to work with in 2019? We are near to 2019 so i say that i’d like to work with Coconino Press and some american publisher from 2020 and beyond.
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019? I’d like to meet some musician, is it strange? And even Jason Latour, i love his works.
What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on? I’m writing some stories, one about Luciano Bianciardi and another one is in an embryonic phase. I’m working with Massimo Rosi on a comics called Wrath of God, for Caliber comics.
Where can you see me or my work? On facebook (Giulio Ramon Ferrara) and on Instagram (g.rramon) i want to say that Ramon is not my real name, is just a nickname because someone one day said “you look like a mexican” and i liked this.
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? That i have to stay for a long time on the desk, and spend a lot of money in massages.
Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story? Arturo Lauria, Francesco Biagini, Francesco Dossena, Francesco Frongia. A lot of Francesco!
How can you contact me?
Write to me on facebook and instagram, or on my e-mail: g.ferrara.r@gmail.com

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