ABOUT THE AUTHOR / CREATOR
Ry-El Nagasta is the creator and author of INDIGO CLAN, a graphic novel about multicultural martial arts mystics on a metaphysical mission to raise the consciousness of the planet, as well as creator and author of KARAST Warrior Priesthood, a spiritually charged street saga that takes place in the early 1st century C.E. in Egypt. His multimedia projects are intended to contribute to a consciousness movement, called the Indigo Warrior Culture.
Ry-El is also a practitioner of an energy-healing therapy called Harmonic Healing Therapy, and is certified in Birth Your Life energy healing, Theta-Healing, and Sound Healing. As a multi-instrumentalist, Ry-El performs Sound Healing as Auspicious Acoustics, and also is a music producer and audio engineer. A lifelong student of martial arts, Ry-El is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and currently practices Tai-Chi, Tsing-Yi, Ba Gua, I-Liq Chuan, Nei Gong, Chi-Gong, Taoist Yoga, and Capoeira.
He currently lives in the East Bay Area of Northern California, and his other passions include multimedia art, sacred geometry, metaphysics, spirituality, human potential, travel, indigenous cultures, and health.
ABOUT THE ARTIST OF CHAPTER 2, 3, AND 4
N. Steven Harris has had a career spanning over 20 years in the comic book industry. 2 time Eisner Nominated, 4 time Glyph Award winning, and recently, a VLA (Virginia Library Association) Graphic Novel Diversity Award winning, Watson and Holmes, published by New Paradigm Studios, and co-creating, the 2 time Glyph Award winning book, for Best Female Character, Ajala: A Series of Adventures, along with Robert Garrett.
His highlights include DC Comic’s Aztek: The Ultimate Man, a character which he co-created along with Grant Morrison and Mark Millar, for DC Comics. His credits also include Batman: Officer Down, Batman 80pp GiantThe Huntress (DC Comics), Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty, Generation X, X-Force, and Deadpool Annual ’98 (Marvel Entertainment).
Within the last 5 years he has worked on titles such as Voltron, New Money and Solarman. Mr. Harris’s most recent publication is DC/Wildstorms Michael Cray. He also has participated in gallery shows showcasing comic book art in New York, Philadelphia, Georgia, Chicago, California, and Japan.
ABOUT THE COLORIST OF CHAPTER 2, 3, AND 4
Walt Barna is a freelance illustrator specialising in comics, cover art & children's books. Walt's love for drawing came at a young age while reading comics and watching Saturday morning cartoons. He enjoys drawing and painting all kinds of fantasy and sci-fi related stories and is influenced by just about anything.
A few of the series he's illustrated are "Dark Foundations" and "The Osiris Path"
ABOUT THE ARTIST OF CHAPTER 1
New York native, Anthony A. Angleró draws inspiration from his studies of Native and diasporic cultures and traditions as well as various interpretations of mythology, spirituality and theology.
Combined with the desire to convey to his works' viewers a notion of civil equality and global commonality, the artist strives to create synergetic, often syncretic visual representations of that which is intrinsic and relative to us all.
As a visual artist, musician and martial artist, A³ uses his various passions as roads towards self mastery and avenues with which to communicate to as large a diversity as possible.
ABOUT THE LOGO ARTIST
Ras Terms, a.k.a. James Monk, was born and raised in Miami, Florida with a Puerto Rican and Columbian background. Spreading his mission all over the world, Ras Terms’ work can be seen on everything from clothing and stickers, to large scale murals.
Today his contemporary art is recognized on a global scale and has been featured in the Smithsonian, as well as in galleries throughout North and South America. He continues to travel and create on a constant basis, collaborating with a broad range of artists and painting the walls of cities around the globe.