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Home of Artist Ben Matsuya & Writer John Matsuya

If you are thinking of making a comic book and need an artist for hire, Ben Matsuya is the illustrator for you. The brothers frequently collaborate on narrative storytelling projects between freelance art projects and SEO services. They recently published their original comic Midnight Massacre (Action Lab; 2019) and received recognition for their Five In Five Movie Comic Panels (Indiewire; 2017, 2018)

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Comics

Making a comic? If you need a freelance illustrator, contact artist Ben Matsuya. Browse some of our published works and see what you can expect from pencils, inks, and colors for your own project. If you're just looking for something fun to read while supporting independent storytellers, Buy our own original comic book Midnight Massacre.

Midnight Massacre

Our original Halloween comic book is on sale now. You'll get some comedy, some horror, some tricks and some treats.

Jupiter Jet

From Jason Inman and Ashley V. Robinson, a teenage girl rides the skies with a mysterious jetpack to fight evil.

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A Clark Kent Comic: A Teenage Superman Story

A teenage Clark Kent realizes the powers that will make him Superman in this Smallville set comic short.

5 for 5: 5 Comics of 5 Movies in 5 Panels

Five movies as five panel comics: Featuring Black Panther, Get Out, and more indie films!


Writings

Take a moment to skim through our comics blog. The Matsuya brothers cover the art, creation, and business of comics. We'll post storytelling tips, opinions, insights, career advise, reviews and art. Follow our journey as an artist and writers of comics and all the joys (and struggles) of being fans and creators.

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Writing a Comic Book: 10 Tips & Tricks From A Comic Artist

Practical tips for writing your comic and communicating with your artist.

Best Mark Russell Comics: Essential Reading

Writer Mark Russell is one of the best (and funniest) thinkers in comics today as he re-contextualizes established properties for a more socially conscious audience.

Nietzsche's Superman

Nietzsche's Superman As Informed By The DCEU & Zack Snyder

How Zack Snyder doesn’t get Superheroes, but still explains Nietzsche.

Ben Matsuya Art

Swipe through the image gallery to see more of Ben's art and illustrations.

  • Jennifer Connelly Career Opportunities
  • Midnight Massacre Comic
  • Alvvays
  • Coda Comic
  • Death Or Glory
  • Isola
  • Freeforms Siren
  • MGMT
  • Snot Girl
  • Butcher Pig
  • Superman Metropolis Clark Kent

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