Elisa e Marcela

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Born in Cariño and raised in Cambre (A Coruña), she moves to Valencia to study a degree in Fine Arts. In 2015, just as she’s finishing her studies, she publishes her first comic: Anna Dédalus: El misterio de la mansión quemada (Andana Editorial), with Miguel Ángel Giner Bou and Núria Tamarit. Two more comics follow soon after: Duerme Pueblo (Ediciones La Cúpula), again with Núria Tamarit, and Sello de Dragón (Sallybooks), written by Manuel Gutiérrez. This last one is actually a trilogy, with parts 1 and 2 already published and a third one is currently in production. Xulia keeps working in this and other comic and book projects while doing freelance illustration work and collaborations on comic anthologies and zines. Her main interest is narrative work, being raised in comics from an early age and with a wide range of influences from different comic industries.


Independent artist


Elisa e Marcela

Elisa e Marcela is Xulia’s most recent comic, commissioned by Consello da Cultura Galega . It’s the true story about these Galician women that married in 1901, way before it was legal in Spain. What’s particular about these two teachers is that Elisa adopted the identity of Mario, to be able to marry Marcela. Unfortunately, the people of their surroundings found out and the case made it to the newspapers, which is why we know about them today.