Hot on the heels of reaching agreements with writers Tim Seeley (NIGHTWING) and Joshua Williamson (THE FLASH, Vertigo’s FROSTBITE), DC Entertainment continues to expand its roster of top name talent, announcing today that it has reached agreements with international artists Robson Rocha (GREEN LANTERNS) and Otto Schmidt (GREEN ARROW) to create comic book content solely for the publisher’s DC and Vertigo imprints.
A breakout star on a celebrated Rebirth title in June 2016, Brazilian artist Robson Rocha has worked for DC on several fan-favorite, space-themed series before now committing fully to space-cops with GREEN LANTERNS, written by Sam Humphries. As a penciller, inker and cover artist, Rocha has worked on such New 52 titles as LOBO and SINESTRO, as well as BIRDS OF PREY, SUPERBOY, and BATMAN/SUPERMAN, among others. Rocha is represented by Chiaroscuro Studios and lives in Sao Paulo.
“I’ve been a fan of comic books since I was a child,” said Rocha. “To have the opportunity to work with the DC characters I admire and love so much is a dream come true. These heroes have helped me believe in a better and much more fantastic world. I hope that my contributions to these characters will help to inspire others.”
“Robson’s style is exactly what we need for GREEN LANTERNS,” said DC Entertainment Publisher Jim Lee. “The DC Universe has something for everyone, and tells stories that reflect the society around us. Robson’s treatment of both new Lanterns – Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz – is dynamic and light, showing energy and movement in every panel. Having Robson join our ranks is a win for DC.”