Alexis E. Fajardo is an American cartoonist and the creator the graphic novel adventure series 'Kid Beowulf'. Inspired by the epic poem 'Beowulf', 'Kid Beowulf' follows the adventures of 12-year-old twin brothers, Beowulf and Grendel as they travel across distant lands and meet fellow epic heroes therein. Originally pubished by Bowler Hat Comics, there are currently three books in the series: 'Kid Beowulf and the Blood-Bound Oath' (2008), 'Kid Beowulf and the Song of Roland' (2010), and 'Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cid' (2012). Kid Beowulf is similar to 'Asterix', 'Bone', and 'Usagi Yojimbo'.
When not penning Kid Beowulf, Alexis Fajardo works at Creative Associates, the Charles. M Schulz Studio based in Santa Rosa, California, where he is the lead editor on the new 'Peanuts' comic books, published through BOOM Studios.