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Mario DeMatteo
  • Male
  • Carlsbad, CA
  • United States

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Writer, Director, and Publisher
Organization / Company
Beartruth Collective, LLC
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Projects Worked On
Paul the Apostle: A Graphic Novel: A biblically based comic book ministry tool based on the life of Paul the Apostle, set in a futuristic science fiction universe.
Roles / Skill Sets
I am a storyteller, a poet, an urban farmer, a purveyor of awesome, and most importantly, a Jesus-follower. During college, God put it on my heart to begin work on Paul the Apostle: A Graphic Novel. The vision: tell the accurate story of my hero, Paul the Apostle, but set it in a futuristic sci-fi world using crazy amazing cartoon creatures. I assembled the team, co-wrote and edited the script, art directed the illustrations, and founded Beartruth Collective LLC to publish the book. All glory to God! I received my MA in Comparative Literature and Creative Writing from California State University of San Marcos. I am passionate about storytelling and the power of art as a means of spreading the Good News of Jesus.
Looking for Partners who could...
We are looking for partners who could come along side our ministry in prayer, in opening doors to churches and youth ministries, in spreading the word about our ministry, and/or in purchasing books or finding donors willing to buy books to be given away to inner city children through our partnership with Urban Youth San Diego.

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Speaking Their Language: Science Fiction Bible Comic Books for Kids

In a pop culture world dominated by sex and violence, it is getting more and more difficult to inspire children and teenagers to read the Bible, let alone follow Jesus.  If we expect to reach the youth, we need to speak their language.  Our ministry (Beartruth Collective) is doing just that in the form of super cool and contemporary Christian comic books!


Though I have been on this Earth for 32 years, I am 13 years old at heart.  I still love comic books, comic book movies,…


Posted on February 23, 2017 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

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