Peter Magro is no stranger to the Malta Comic Con and has worked on productions such as local graphic novel S.T.E.A.M.: Island Under Siege (2015) (Story by Ashley Eric Peschel) He has collaborated with Youth Guarantee Malta on A Guidebook to SEC Revision Classes (2018), as well as two short graphic novels for adolescents (Back in Time with Nannu Salv (2019) (Written by Liz Mallia) and Taħt (2019) (written by Ivan Ellul Xuereb).
Peter has also written, illustrated and published his first solo comic book series ‘Energy Quest’ in 2022, and plans to launch the sequel at this year’s Malta Comic Con (2023).
Peter has also participated within the area of fine arts, experimenting with hand-drawn animation as part of a collaborative exhibition at Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta (Ode to a Stone, Ennead, 2021).
His skills vary from hand drawn such as ink, watercolour and acrylics to digital media but also retaining his love for line work through rough gritty approaches.
Peter is a Masters in Fine Arts in Digital Arts graduate (University of Malta) and also teaches art professionally at secondary and tertiary levels.
He is currently chairperson of NGO Graphic Novels Library Malta (GNLM) and works closely with Central Public Library Malta on a regular basis, such as this year’s ‘Introduction to Comic Book Art’ course.
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