10 Questions with Jim Calafiore

1JCPICDC’s Jim Calafiore stops by InvestComics!




(From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Jim Calafiore is an American comic book penciller and inker, known for his work on Marvel Comics Exiles, and DC ComicsAquaman. His other work includes Faction Paradox, and writing Marvel’s Exiles and Millennium Visions.

Calafiore created the character Nocturne, who is the daughter of Nightcrawler and the Scarlet Witch from an alternate reality.

He is currently working for DC Comics, pencilling for various books. 

Welcome to 10 for the Pros Mr. Calafiore.

10 for the Pros

Jim Calafiore – Writer/Artist/Inker 

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1. What comic (character) would you love to have total creativity control over?  And why?

1JC1_2(JC) The Hulk, for no other reason than he’s my favorite character.

2. If you could have 1 superpower, what would it be?

(JC) Flight.

3. Do you have a routine that you follow before or during work?

(JC) Just the regular routine of doing the work. Nothing out of the ordinary.

1JC24. Who is your favorite creator to work with?

(JC) It’s really project specific; My favorite is the work on Exiles with Judd Winnick.

5. In your opinion, do you feel that the movie industry is doing a good job with the Comic Book movies?

(JC) No. They get some things right, but mostly wrong.

6. What comic book hero/villain do you want to see on screen?

(JC) The Metal Men would be cool in CGI.

7. “If I wasn’t in the comic book industry, I would be working….”?

(JC) On getting into the industry; It’s all I want to do.

1JCSS8. What advice could you give a creator trying to break into the industry?

(JC) Just keep at it if it’s what you really want to do. And be able to accept and hear criticism.

9. “My best Investment in life was…….”

(JC) The time and effort spent cutting my teeth at Caliber Press in the late 80’s (and making very little $$)

10. Have anything you’d like to plug?

(JC) Currently on Secret Six. 

Bonus Questions!


Who were your influences breaking into the Industry?

(JC) Moebius.

Digital or Paper?

(JC) Paper.


















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