Portrait of Ariel Slamet Ries

Ariel Slamet Ries

Ariel Slamet Ries is a Naarm/Melbourne-born, Denmark-trained comic artist and illustrator. They studied animation for 4 years before throwing away the prestige and money to pursue comics. They’re passionate about telling stories with marginalised folks at the centre, often with a fantasy or sci-fi twist. Their first two major comic releases, Witchy Vol. 1 (Lion Forge/Oni Press) and Cry Wolf Girl (ShortBox), were released last year.