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About our company & our team

About Red Crow Comics

Red Crow Comics is a comic book publishing house, featuring a unique group of characters for avid comic lovers. The company was founded in Harvest, Alabama in April of 2014 by Julian Jay Burton. The name derived from a sword created in a medieval fantasy novel written by Burton, and is now remade as a mystical crow that reveals stories within the Red Crow universe. Our focus is to bring a new generation of storytelling to the masses, while taking the comic industry to newer heights.

Meet Our Team

Julian Jay Burton

Julian Jay Burton is a Massachusetts native but has resided in the northern region of Alabama most of his life. Burton is a seasoned actor, his skills and experiences in drama serving him well in enriching his fiction. Julian’s love for prose centers on novel writing, but he also writes short stories, poetry, graphic novels, playwrights and screenplays. He has a deep passion for music and since his early youth has written numerous songs in the realms of R&B and Rap.

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Jose Varese

Jose's passion for art and design can be traced back to his early childhood, when his parents would ground him repeatedly for drawing on the bedroom walls. They soon discovered his creative potential and encouraged him to develop his talents. Since then Jose has continued to hone his skills as an illustrator, winning regional and national competitions as well as collaborating with local Miami artists and community businesses.


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Ozzie Martin

On Sept. 18th 1971 - Saturday at 3:35pm, the city of Miami Florida hit a new population high with the birth of a "ToonWizard". With a childhood firmly rooted throughout the Golden Age of the 70's and 80's cartoon frenzy, Oz has always been a devoted disciple of all things 2D and animated. During his early years he was introduced to the outlawed art of Graffiti, where an obsessive passion for all things cartoony & comic bookish sprang from those early days

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Stanley Weaver Jr.

Stanley Weaver Jr. is a Freelance Artist, Creator and Instructor living in Tampa, FL. He has been instrumental in numerous character designs for various different projects. His pencils have been published in numerous independent comic books and he is also one quarter of the art studio, "Street Team." He was responsible for the pencils in the recently published Street Team comic book. Stanley is currently working on his B.A in computer animation at Full Sail University.

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Shawn Alleyne

Born and raised on the island of Barbados, Shawn later relocated to Philadelphia in his teens, where he has lived ever since. From an early age he knew he wanted to be involved in art in some capacity, and is currently working in the demanding field of freelance art as a Writer, Inker and Instructor.

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Vitali Iakovlev

Vitali Iakovlev was born in 1988 in Moldova. In 2004, he graduated from a traditional art school. Upon graduation from college, where he studied business and management, he moved his attention to photography. He attended photography courses and then worked as a freelance retoucher.

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Helge C. Balzer

Helge C. Balzer was born in Northern Germany. Even as a teenager he made short films and advertising spots and worked as a storyboard artist. He studied 3D computer animation and concept art at the Film and Television University Konrad Wolf in Potsdam Babelsberg.

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