Gaby Maya was born in Mexico City and started working in comics with Peruvian artist Robert Castro in 1993. |
Since then, has worked for Editorial Mango & Editorial Toukan, first as coloring artist, then as cartoonist. In 1995, marked her first incursion as a comic book writer, adapting a Japanese cartoon TV show, Cpt.Tsubasa, as a comic book for Mexican children. By doing so, the Japanese drawing style became popular in Mexico.
She has worked as comic books Editor for Editorial Toukan and Editorial Mango, introducing manga and manga style comics books in Mexico with several titles.
In 2004, Gaby left the comic books industry and began working in the licensing industry, as Brand Assurance Coordinator and currently started working as Creative Agent for different artists.
Current Residence: Mexico City
Favourite music genre: New Age, Ambiental, Anime OST
Favourite art style: Watercolours
Personal Quote: "Never give up"