Bio

Ray Fawkes is a Toronto-based fine artist and writer of comics, graphic novels, prose fiction, and games. Ray's work ranges in styles from introspective, dreamscape narrative to bombastic slapstick. He is an Eisner, Harvey, and three-time Shuster Award nominee, and a YALSA award winner for "Possessions Book One: Unclean Getaway". His recent book, "One Soul", debuted in July 2011 to critical acclaim, including a starred booklist review, and was nominated for the 2012 Eisner award and 2012 Harvey award.

Publishers and Clients

  • McLelland & Stewart
  • Tor Books
  • DC / Vertigo Comics
  • Marvel Comics
  • Oni Press
  • Top Shelf Productions
  • Image Comics
  • Gestalt Publishing
  • Scholastic Books
  • Pearson Education Canada
  • White Wolf Game Studio

Press

Press for ONE SOUL

"...a remarkable and multilinear reading experience. Another new frontier explored in the comics medium"
Ian Chipman, Booklist starred review (Quoted on Amazon.com).

"..an innovative epic of life and death"
Brian Truitt, USA Today (scroll down the page).

"...an example of the medium’s great strengths."
Paste Magazine (scroll down the page).

"...one of the most beautiful works of graphic storytelling I have ever read."
Deniz Cordell at Newsarama (scroll down the page).

"...a singular experience"
Alison Hallett at The Portland Mercury's Blogtown

"...plays to the strengths of comics like nothing else I've seen."
"Vroom Socko", aka Aaron Button Ain't It Cool News

"...defies the confines of linear story progression"
Nathan Wilson at Graphic Novel Reporter

"[an] audacious enterprise...like nothing you've encountered before"
Stephen L. Holland at Page 45

"...if its not nominated in next year’s Eisners then I’ll be rather surprised"
Rich Johnston at Bleeding Cool

ONE SOUL is available for purchase on Amazon.com

For Press enquiries, please contact Ray

Bibliography

Graphic Novels

Ongoing titles

  • Batgirl 17-18
  • Constantine 1-present
  • Trinity of Sin: Pandora 1-present
  • Justice League Dark (co-writing with Jeff Lemire) 14-21

Short Form - in Print

  • Batman 23.2: The Riddler (co-writing with Scott Snyder)
  • American Vampire Anthology #1: Canadian Vampire (art only - written by Jeff Lemire)
  • Mercy
  • X-Men: To Serve and Protect #2
  • Pink
  • Go - No - Go
  • The Thespian
  • Time Will Tell
  • The Snare originally published in the Flinch anthology
  • Same Again originally published in the Popgun vol. 3 anthology
  • Signals originally published in the 24/7 vol. 2 anthology
  • Flux originally published in the 24/7 vol. 2 anthology

Short Form - online

Art Books / Sketchbooks

  • Phantom II
  • Phantom I
  • Derby Girls

Games

  • Requiem for Rome
  • Fall of the Camarilla
  • Shadows of Mexico
  • Damnation City
  • The Blood
  • Bloodlines: The Chosen
  • The Requiem Chronicler's Guide
  • Invictus
  • Carthians
  • Circle of the Crone
  • Ghouls