Illustrator & Cartoonist
Alex’s mentor was Julia Potts.
Adventure Time Comics
Penciled and inked Banana Man’s Fantastical Amazi-fying Race Against Death, a 7-page comic for Adventure Time Comics #19. Written by Nick Cron-DeVico, colors by Vladimir Popov.
Wrote and illustrated a 6 page comic published in The Believer Magazine narrating the time my mom and her office coworkers were taken to work at a garbage processing plant for a day in 1960s Cuba. Link to read comic: https://believermag.com/cayo-cruz/
Guantanamo Voices, written by Sarah Mirk, collects interviews from 10 people whose lives were inextricably affected by their time and proximity to the infamous prison, including former prisoners, lawyers, social workers, and service members. I illustrated Matthew Diaz’s chapter, a military officer and lawyer who while working at the prison made the extremely difficult decision to leak the names of Guantanamo detainees. Published by ABRAMS Books. Link to read chapter: https://thenib.com/the-weight-of-history/
HysteriaOne diagnosis fits all! If you’re a woman. Illustrated a comic about the history of hysteria and sexism in medicine. Written and edited by Sarah Mirk. Published by The Nib. Link to read comic: https://thenib.com/the-dark-history-of-hysteria/?t=recent
MansplainingIllustrated a comic that sheds lights on mansplaining. Written and edited by Sarah Mirk. Link to read comic: https://thenib.com/mansplaining-explained/
Housing and Health Equity: What’s the Connection?Housing and Health Equity: What’s the Connection?. Illustrated a series of 10 images for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in a loose narrative describing how the quality of housing and condition of our neighborhoods affect our health. This series was accepted into the Society of Illustrators 62 exhibition and book.