Rubén Procopio

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Rubén Procopio is a credited animation artist on dozens of feature films, including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and The Lion King. He contributed his many creative and management talents to more than 16 Disney animated features, and is known for restoring the maquette sculpting process to modern animation. His Ursula maquette from The Little Mermaid appears in the Smithsonian Museum. In 2003 Rubén founded Masked Avenger Studios, reflecting his lifelong love for the masked heroes of yesteryear and providing comics, animation, sculpting, design and illustration services to a wide range of clients. He is the sculptor of the Comic Arts Professionals’ Society Sergio Award and the upcoming International Aragones National Cartoonist Society award. Rubén has been a comic book artist for DC Comics’ Batman66 series and is currently a storyboard artist at Warner Brothers Animation on film projects featuring Tom & Jerry, Scooby Doo, and LEGO characters, including Batman: The Return of the Caped Crusader, and the soon to be released Batman vs. TwoFace, Adam West's last portrayal as the Caped Crusader! Ruben resides in longtime hometown Burbank, CA with his wife and their horse Loxley. See more at www.instagram.com/rubenprocopio, maskedavengerstudios.blogspot.com, https://www.facebook.com/ruben.procopio, www.maskedavenger.com