1. Please tell us a little about yourself.
I am a 45 year old Brazilian, born in Rio de Janeiro. I have loved Batman since childhood and collect everything featuring him for 28 years now. I have been a lawyer for about 20 years.
2. Which piece in your gallery is your favorite?
World's Finest #228 page 23, I love this piece, not only because it was the first art I ever purchased, but I am a big fan of the artist Dick Dillin.
3. How long have you been collecting comic art and what prompted you to start?
I got my first headshot sketch in 1991 from Eduardo Barreto. My focus is collect Batman headshot sketches and commissions. I got my first original art in 2005 and have been prioritizing on Brazilian artists’ art that have been doing an excellent job. What influenced me to start this collection was a friend that used to buy original arts on eBay and first introduced me to this fabulous universe.
4. How do you display/store your collection at home?
Some of them are hung on my apartment walls and others I store in portfolio folders with top holders.
5. What are your top five most wanted original pages or commissions?
Frank Miller Dark Knight III Commission
Secret Origins #6 Title page splash by Marshall Rogers
Superman & Batman: Generations I #1 p 10 by John Byrne
Batman daily strip from 02-11-1946 by Dick Sprang
Batman: Rebirth #4 Cover by Tim Sale
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