Michael Sacal
Michael Sacal




(with Aaron Thall)

(with Ryan McLelland)

(with Robert MacDonald)

(with Adam Ferenz)


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Heroic Tendencies

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"Comics are like a Rorschach test; everyone has a different opinion on what they are and can be"

Michael Sacal is a writer and creator from Mexico City who, as an autodidact, has spent the past two decades honing his proficiency in the English language and skills as a writer. In that time, he has also amassed multiple experiences in the comic book industry.

Since 2007, Michael has been a freelance archivist for Valiant Entertainment Inc, archiving and summarizing the comic books published by Voyager Communications and Acclaim Entertainment during the 1990s for The Book of Geomancers, a Wikipedia-style online resource.

In 2009, Michael's first published short story, Witchfinder: Curse of the Poppet, appeared in Faster Than Light #4 from Orang Utan Comics. Witchfinder is a collaboration between Michael, Greg Novak, Leeahd Goldberg, Chris Morrill, and Vanessa Beckmann.

In 2010, Michael became a contributing writer to Surprising Comics and Red Leaf Comics, writing one-page teasers and creator-owned and freelance short stories for their publications, like Planes Walker and The Grandfather Paradox, and The Silver Age Leaf: The 7th Wave.

Since July of 2010, Michael has provided literary creative services to Valiant Entertainment Inc. He provides literary and/or artistic creative services in connection to comic book and/or feature film scenarios based on X-O Manowar, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, Ninjak, Eternal Warrior.

From 2011 to 2012, he as served Chief Correspondent: Mexico for

Working alongside Andrew Foley, writer of the Cowboys & Aliens graphic novel, and artist Daniel Cuchacovich, Michael has created a graphic movel being developed as a four-volume full-color set for book trade publishing.

Michael serves as President of Heroic Tendencies Studios in charge of locating venues to publish the graphic novels and comic book series developed as part of the Majestic, Mindscape, and Quark imprints, as well as generally finding ways to exploit these properties outside the printed medium.

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