The fact that one man is capable of accomplishing so much within 24hrs is astounding. Samuel Vera is not only the Founder of Crazee Comics, he is also the creator of all of the titles it produced. As is that were not enough, Vera is also the Founder and Host of Catch Da Craze Podcast, representing independent creators in comics, arts, music, publishing and more since 2007.
Why stop there? Samuel is a writer, artist, producer, host, and speaker who has established a credible reputation in the independent circuit. Samuel is best known for his Critically Acclaimed comic book "There's an Alien in my Toilet", once represented by Hollywood management company Circle of Confusion and almost secured a cartoon with kids WB. Other works of Samuel include comic titles "Cosmic Wars, Herman, Hi, I'm Doodie from Uranus, and the highly anticipated Fantasy series "Forbidden" slated to debut in fall 2020.
Samuel also creates children books with titles like "The
Adventures of Cosmic Gorf", Doodies Adventures, Scary Aerie,
Mandie Pandie, The Oogoolie Boogoolies, to name a few.
For young teens Samuel is writing a novel entitled "Arrghh!",
slated for a winter 2020 release.
Back in the early 1990's Samuel was in a rap group called Poetry n
Motion and later release a solo EP entitled "Unclesam". This gave
same exposure to another world and the education needed when
negotiating contracts, performing in front of large crowds, and
brand awareness. These learnings stuck as Samuel transitioned into the world of comic books.
Born in Brooklyn, NY and one of four children raised by their mother Maria. Most of his life was in Queens, NY where the community was so diverse and rich in culture and multi ethnic influences allowing Samuel to learn from and appreciate all kids of food, music, fashion and people.
Samuel grew up during Saturday morning cartoons and weekend Kung-Fu flicks. When outdoors, he and his friends would race dirt bikes, play sports, and do what young boys did and get in trouble.
If you knew Samuel, you would say he was a visionary. Known for BIG Dreams and even bigger lectures; at least that's what his friends would say. Samuel has always been a story teller. Somehow he would start telling a story and without realizing it, you were captivated enough to want to know the ending. This was one of the characteristics which set him apart From everyone else in the neighborhood.
Samuel was an aspiring rap artist whose plans were changed due to circumstances in his life. Samuel has lost friends to street violence, crime, drugs and is no stranger to hardships himself. Losing his mom at the age of 19 devastated Samuel enough to leave the music business and go off on his own. Samuel being the man of the home, survived with his younger sister, her baby and brother who could not work.
No knowing where his life would go, Samuel focused
on work and fitness as he tried to find what his true
passion was. Samuel met his wife Desiree who
encouraged him to persue his passion and go back
to school for graphic design. In 2003, CrazeeComics
was formed and thus the beginning of an exciting
The company disbanded and Samuel left the comic world and podcasting for several years. In 2019, Samuel would find the motivation and drive enter the game again. This time around, Samuel is more determined than ever to achieve the goals he set for himself.