With a career spanning over twenty years, Diego Jourdan Pereira is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist and writer.


    Renowned for his work on licensed properties (such as Casper, Donald Duck, Grumpy Cat, LEGO, Regular Show, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Toy Story), his clientele includes Corel Corporation, DC Comics, DC Thomson & Co., Dover Publications, Skyhorse Publishing, The Topps Company, and other companies across the globe.


    A published non-fiction author, Diego has written two books, "Al Servicio del Comic Internacional" and "¡Gana Dinero Ilustrando! (Lo que no te gusta)", as well as articles about his craft for Colored Pencil Magazine.

  • Education

    Universidad del Pacifico | Chile

    Graphic Design | Bachelor's degree | 1996 - 2016

    Fashion Institute of Technology | USA

    Computer Typesetting & Design | Certification | 1998

    MI-Lab | Japan

    Mokuhanga | Residency | 2015

  • Awards

    2014 Silver Morosoli Award

    The highest Uruguayan arts, culture, and sciences award > MEC

  • Experience

    EL Mercurio s.a.p | Chile

    Illustrator May 1997 - Dec 2014

    Zona de Contacto | Wiken | Siglo 21 | El Diario del Deporte

    Westgate Resorts | USA

    Comics Artist & Illustrator Jan 2002 - May 2002

    Corporate Manuals

    Image Comics | USA

    Comics Artist June 2002 - Jan 2003


    Kenzer & Company| USA

    Comics Artist May 2003 - Jun 2003


    Felix The Cat Productions INC. | USA

    Illustrator Aug 2003 - Jan 2004

    Baby Felix

    9th World Publishing | Ukraine

    Comics Artist & Illustrator Mar 2005 - Oct 2008


    Mirage Studios | USA

    Comics Artist & Illustrator Dec 2005 - Jul 2007

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


    Simon & Schuster | USA

    Illustrator Aug 2006 - Jan 2007

    Simon Spotlight

    IDW Publishing | USA

    Comics Artist & Illustrator Aug 2007 - Aug 2011

    GI Joe | Transformers | Astro-Boy | Digger & Friends | 30 Days of Night

    Titan Magazines | UK

    Comics Artist Aug 2007 - May 2013

    TMNT Adventures | Transformers Animated | Daisy Magic Steps | Family Guy

    Larry Flynt Publications Inc. | USA

    Cartoonist Jun 2008 - Aug 2010

    HUSTLER | Hustler Humor

    Nextmedia | Australia

    Cartoonist Dec 2009 - May 2010

    MAD Magazine

    Next Door Magazine | USA

    Cartoonist Dec 2009 - Dec 2014

    Glenn & Lorenzo

    BOOM! Studios | USA

    Comics Artist & Illustrator May 2010 - Dec 2010

    Toy Story | Uncle Scrooge | Darkwing Duck


    Papercutz | USA

    Restoration & Recoloring Artist May 2010 - Jun 2012

    The Best of The Three Stooges | The Smurfs

    DC Thomson & Co., Ltd. | UK

    Comics Artist & Illustrator Oct 2010 - Present

    Current: Oor Wullie | The Broons | Wee Harry 

    Previous: Ivy The Terrible | Pie Face | LEGO | Regular Show | WWE Kids | Danger Mouse | Thunderbirds | Wendy

    SkyJack Publishing LTD. | UK

    Illustrator Oct 2011 - Apr 2012

    Moshi Monsters

    The Topps Company | USA

    Sketch Artist Mar 2012 - May 2013

    Mars Attacks! Heritage | Star Wars Galaxy Files

    Bob Weber Jr. Studio | USA

    Comics Inker Aug 2012 - Nov 2014

    Slylock Fox & The Comics for Kids

    Last Kiss Entertainment | USA

    Restoration & Recoloring Artist Aug 2012 - Present

    Last Kiss

    Dover Publications | USA

    Illustrator Oct 2012 - Jan 2016

    American Landscapes | Wildlife | Wild Animals | Dogs | Still Life | Grumpy Cat Hates Coloring | Grumpy Cat vs. The World


    Cartoonist Dec 2012 - Dec 2014

    La Mano de Diego

    Grupo de Revistas La Nacion | Argentina

    Illustrator Sept 2013 - Mar 2014

    Rolling Stone Argentina

    ACK Media | India

    Comics Artist Feb 2013 - Feb 2017


    Montevideo Comics | Uruguay

    Restoration & Recoloring Artist Feb 2013 - May 2015

    Federici: Detective Intergalactico | Fola: El Hombre que fue una Biblioteca | Cortinas: Hazañas de un Viajero en el Tiempo

    Grupo Expansion | MEXICO

    Illustrator Aug 2015 - Jan 2016


    Skyhorse Publishing | USA

    Designer & Illustrator Feb 2016 - April 2017

    Racehorse For Young Readers

    Sanoma NL | Netherlands

    Comics Inker Mar 2016 - Nov 2016

    Donald Duck

    Accion Comics | CHILE

    Writer & Illustrator Aug 2016 - Present

    Al Servicio del Comic Internacional | Gana Dinero Ilustrando!

    Editorial Dicese | Argentina

    Writer & Illustrator Dec 2016 - Present

    Introduccion al Comic Internacional

    Platte Productions| USA

    Writer Jan 2017 - Jun 2017

    Colored Pencil Magazine

    American Mythology Productions | USA

    Comics Artist Feb 2017 - May 2017

    CASPER, The Friendly Ghost

    Funtribe| France

    Illustrator Mar 2017 - Jun 2017

    Coloriage Magazines

    Corel Corporation| Canada

    Influencer Apr 2017 - Present

    Paintshop Professionals Program

    DC Comics| USA

    Restoration & Recoloring Artist Jun 2017 - Present

    Justice League International Omnibus

  • Reputation

    "Diego is a continual source of great ideas and provides consistently great art quickly and professionally."

    — Jason Schneider | Editorial Director at Racehorse Publishing an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

    "Diego provides an exceptionally high standard of work in a broad range of styles. He has worked effectively with us on developing commercial advertorials for external parties and also with our own comic strip characters.His enthusiasm to work on a variety of different briefs in markedly different cartoon style and quick turnaround makes Diego a valuable and highly regarded contributor. I have confidently recommended his services across our magazine portfolio."

    — Michael Stirling | Head of Children's Entertainment at DC Thomson & Co. Ltd.

    "Diego's art has been consistently outstanding, creatively original and always on time!"

    — John Lustig | Owner/Writer at Last Kiss Entertainment.

    "It was my pleasure to collaborate with the amazing, Diego Jourdan Pereira. His style of illustrations would leave you dazzled. He is very versatile in his characterization and each of his comic stories that he did for Tinkle Comics was a huge hit with our readers.Looking forward to working with Diego again..."

    — Savio Mascarenhas | Art Director, Children's Publishing, ACK Media Pvt Ltd.

    "Diego is a skilled illustrator, who produces fantastic results. Diego has been hired to work on both Mars Attack and Star Wars. In both instances, Diego's results were on-time and well-above expectations!"

    — David Waldeck | Editor and Art Director at The Topps Company, Inc.

    "It's been my great pleasure to work with Diego in recent months on illustration work for Moshi Monsters Magazine. I've found him to be highly reliable, extremely creative, and a great guy to chat with.He always supplies his work in record time, to our extremely high standards, and within our budgets. I would no hesitation in recommending Diego as a dependable, and extremely talented individual whose unique work will make your creative projects really shine!"

    — Matt Yeo | Managing Editor at Skyjack Publishing.

  • Contact

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