BLAM! Ventures utilizes a rotating array of talented freelancers that are handpicked by Creative Director Andrew E.C. Gaska specifically for the project at hand.
Contact Drew below for specific style samples and requests.
Andrew E. C. Gaska
Creative Director/ Author / Franchise Consultant / Senior Development Editor
With two decades of experience in the comics and video game industries, author Andrew E.C. Gaska is the founder and creative director of the guerilla design and book packaging studio BLAM! Ventures.
Andrew is also is the Senior Development Editor at Lion Forge Comics. There, he creates and develops new properties for the publisher, develops existing IP for media adaptation, works as part of the company’s licensing team, is involved heavily with the gaming department, and works closely with creative teams to guide their vision to fruition. He has been a freelance franchise consultant to 20th Century Fox for the past three years, where he has created continuity and canon bibles for franchises including Alien, Predator and Planet of the Apes.
He served for seventeen years as a visual consultant to Rockstar Games on the Grand Theft Auto series, as well as Red Dead Redemption and all other releases, and he worked as a sequential storytelling instructor at New York’s School of Visual Arts. His graphic novel and prose works include Critical Millennium™: The Dark Frontier, Space: 1999™—Aftershock and Awe and To Everything that Was, HAWKEN™: Melee, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century®: The Draconian Fire Saga, Conspiracy of the Planet of the Apes®, Tales from the Forbidden Zone: The Unknown Ape™, and Death of the Planet of the Apes®.
Known as ‘Drew’ to his friends, his blog at rogue-reviewer.com showcases political and entertainment essays and observations that draw controversial debate and discussion from all sides. You can follow the action on facebook at facebook.com/andrew.gaska. Drew also offers one-on-one creative coaching sessions, sharing his knowledge and style of writing as well as the wisdom of the comics luminaries who mentored him with a new generation of writers and creators.