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About Rafael and Jorge

Our first book is called…  GIANTS BEWARE!

Our second book is called…  DRAGONS BEWARE! (Coming May 12, 2015)

Our third book is called… well, Jorge wrote the script already from a story by him and Rafael. And Rafael is drawing it as fast as he can. Stay tuned!


Jorge publicity still FallJorge Aguirre is a Colombian-American from Columbus, Ohio. He’s written for everything from the most popular children’s shows to documentaries about Romanian exorcisms. He lives on the East Coast.  Jorge and Rafael met when they were studying at The Ohio State University, and they’ve been friends ever since.

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You can follow Jorge on Twitter Here.  You can email him here.


Rafael in the Columbus Dispatch

Born in Puerto Rico and based in Ohio, Rafael Rosado is a veteran of the animation industry. He is currently a storyboard artist for Warner Brothers, Disney, and Cartoon Network. You can follow Rafael on Twitter Here. You can email him here.  Here are a couple episodes of Story Corps that Rafael storyboarded.  The Nature of War and a Good Man.

You can hear all about Rafael’s appearances on our Facebook page.


Rafael and Jorge videochatting

Since Rafael and I live in different towns, we do a lot of the work by video chatting.  That’s Raf, explaining something to me. And that’s me with the pencil in my mouth.

Questions? Inquiries? Messages? Email or comment on our Facebook page or go here.

Jorge @ Machu Picchu

Rafael with Stormtroopers












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  2. Meredith says:

    Can’t wait for my copy!!

  3. […] Jorge Aguirre is a writer and Rafael Rosado is an artist and together they co-created Giants Beware! from First Second Books. Besides graphic novels, Rafael is also an animator and storybook artist based in Columbus, Ohio, and Jorge writes for animated kids shows, and he’s based in New Jersey. […]

  4. […] Dianne White on June 28, 2012 Book Room GIANTS BEWARE! by Rafael Rosado and Jorge Aguirre (First Second, […]

  5. […] Library Guild. I saw several old friends and made some new ones too.   From left to right: Rafael Rosado, Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, Loren Long,Matthew Cordell (um, me), Jonathan Auxier,Marc Tyler Nobleman, […]

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