The Hero’s Journey of Marco Maccagni

What is the best thing that I love about my work? That, to me, it’s the best job in the world. I would not change it for anything else.
What is my idea of perfect happiness? Inner serenity. You can find it in almost every situation, but you really have to fight with yourself to obtain it.
What is my greatest fear? Honestly? War and diseases.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Laziness.
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Joe Madureira.
What is my greatest extravagance? Probably the fact that to others I tend to appear as a total different person than the one I really am. I change drastically when I’m in confidence with someone.
On what occasion would I lie? I try to not lie, I usually don’t like it at all. Probably in situations of real danger?
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? The lack of respect other people have for it.
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? I’m pretty happy right now, I’ve a steady flow of work and a lot of projects to tackle at the same time.
If I could, what would I change about myself? Being less afraid of human interactions.
What is my greatest achievement in work? Beign the main artist for various ongoing series for Action Lab Danger Zone, like Vampblade and Zombie Tramp.
What do the words ‘The Financial Freedom to Create’ mean to me? Well, it may be a bit naive, but the ability to get a living drawing comics makes me feel “financially free to create”.
Where would I most like to live? Iceland or some far north-european country.
What is my most treasured possession? My Beast Wars Masterpieces. Lol.
What is my most marked characteristic? Being extremely asocial. Or beign a very logical person.
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? I don’t have one in particular…but I love quiet places.
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? My home.
What books influenced my life and how? I’ve been more influenced by videogames and movies than books honestly. But “1984” is something I’ll never forget, that’s for sure.
Who are my favorite writers? Honeslty I don’t have a favourite writer.
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? Destiny 2 OST – Inner Light
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Well, I don’t have one, but my favourite character is Megatron from Beast Wars.
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? My deceased grandfather. He helped me more than anyone else, and he was an extremely generous, nice and wise person.
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? The End of Evangelion. But you have to see the animated series first.
What role plays art in my life and work?Eh…basically art is everything for me. When I’m working I’m doing art and when I’m having fun I’m admiring other people’s art.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My wife, Valentina Pucci. I teached her how to color myself, and we often work as a team.
Whom would I like to work with in 2019? No one in particular. I’m pretty happy as is.
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019? No one in particular. I love to see other people’s art, but this doesn’t mean I’d like to know them personally.
What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on? There are a lot of projects I’m working on alongside my main series with Action Lab, but I can’t talk about them yet.
Where can you see me or my work?
Mainly facebook (https://www.facebook.com/MarikZeromarcomaccagni/) or Deviantart (https://www.deviantart.com/marikzero).
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? What I hope to find me saying in 40 years from now.
Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story? My wife, Valentina Pucci. Also Celal Koç, great artist.
How can you contact me?
You can find every bit of information you need in my facebook and DA profiles that I’ve linked before.

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