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Nate Butler

Nate Butler
President, COMIX35

L Nathan Butler is one of the original founders of COMIX35 (ROX35 Media Inc) and serves as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors. He is the main coach and consultant for the ministry and the lead instructor at COMIX35 seminars.

Nate made his living for more than 20 years as a cartoonist, commercial artist, and writer/illustrator of comics before going into full-time ministry in 1999. His former company The Nate Butler Studio, Inc. produced artwork for clients such as Jim Henson Productions, Weekly Reader, Children's Television Workshop, DC Comics, and King Features Syndicate, as well as script writing for Modern Publishing, Archie Comics, and Marvel Comics.

Nate has worked on over a dozen internationally known characters such as The Muppets, Jughead, Popeye, Heathcliff, Bugs Bunny, Tiny Toons, Mighty Mouse, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Snuffy Smith, Animated Batman, The Jetsons, Berenstain Bears, Tom & Jerry, and more.

He was also editor/co-publisher/packager of Christian Comics & Games Magazine, editor/publisher of the Christian Comics Catalog, and he co-wrote and packaged Aida-Zee, Paro-Dee, Behold 3-D, The Truth For Youth Bible comics, and the Yun: The Illustrated Story of the Heavenly Man graphic novel. Nate created and launched the Christian Comics International website in 1996 (the first and most complete site of its kind on the Internet) which is now maintained as an additional ministry service of COMIX35.

Nate was also one of the original 44 "Evangel-Vision" (now "Gospel Life") bloggers selected by The Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton College.

Born in 1954, Born Again in 1979, Nate was married to his first wife Susan for 30 years until her passing in 2011. He married COMIX35 Board member Renée Paden Butler in 2012. Nate has 3 daughters, 1 son-in-law, and 2 grandsons. He lives in Houston, TX USA.

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Our Board of Directors

Dr. David Martinez

David Martinez
Board Chair, COMIX35/ROX35 Media Inc

Dr. David Martinez joined the Board in 2011. He has worked as an aerospace engineer for over 35 years, currently through MannaTech Engineering. He and his wife Karen have led Choirs and Worship Teams in several different churches. They have 2 grown children, 2 grandchildren, and live in New Mexico USA.

Dan O'Bryan

Dan O'Bryan
Board Secretary

Dan O'Bryan has a B.S. in Business Administration, Management and Operations from the University of Phoenix in Albuquerque. He has worked for the State of New Mexico and was a Senior Specialty Representative at Merck. Currently he is the Owner/Operator of the Chick-Fil-A at Cottonwood Corners where he is celebrating 10 years in business. He is married to Tami, has three children, and resides in New Mexico USA.

Amanda Allen

Amanda Allen

Amanda Allen studied at Spring Arbor University and Wheaton College where she first learned about the ministry of COMIX35 in her missions class. She has worked overseas with the English Language Institute in China and as the Youth Director at a church in New Mexico USA.

Renee Paden

Renée Butler

K. Renée Paden Butler is one of the longest-serving Board members in the history of COMIX35, joining us in 2005. She has worked as a financial planner and an accountant and is currently employed in HR at the The Marker Group in Houston, TX USA. The mother of a teenage daughter, Renée was widowed in January 2011 and married COMIX35 President Nathan Butler in May 2012.

Our International Advisory Council

Roald Lidal

Roald Lidal

Roald Lidal is Board Chairman of NEXTManga and the former General Director of New Life Ministries, Japan. He has worked as a missionary in the area of literature in Japan since 1970, after graduating from Ansgar Bible School in his native Norway. Mr. Lidal is a former Board member of COMIX35/ROX35 Media Inc.

Sharon Mumper

Sharon Mumper

Sharon Mumper is President of Magazine Training International in Colorado Springs, CO USA. She has been providing training resources to Christian magazine publishers in the Developing World since 1989. She organized the COMIX35 seminars in Romania (2000) and Croatia (2005).

Doug Salser

Doug Salser

Doug Salser is President of Literature Ministries International in Greenville, TX USA, which he operates with his wife Linda. Previously he was Sr VP Publishing for the American Tract Society. He is also a former Board member of COMIX35/ROX35 Media Inc.

Alec Stevens

Alec Stevens

Alec Stevens was born in Brazil. Since 1985 he has worked professionally in comics as well as in magazine and newspaper illustration. He publishes biographical Christian graphic novels and books under the Calvary Comics imprint. Mr. Stevens is an instructor at the Joe Kubert School and taught at COMIX35's seminar in Delaware USA in 2005.

Sally Isais

Sally Isáis

Sally Isáis is the director of Milamex (Latin American Mission) in Mexico City and daughter of two internationally-known evangelists, the late Juan and Liz Isáis. She organized and hosted the COMIX35 seminar in Mexico in 2016. She and her husband, Said, have two adult children, both married.

Rey Halili

Rey Halili

Reynaldo Halili serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Great Commission Missionary Training Center in the Philippines. He is also the Executive Minister of Flock Ministries Philippines, Inc. He is a former Managing Director of OMF Publishers Inc. and former Director of Alliance Publishers Inc. Pastor Halili attended COMIX35's first seminar in 1996 in Tagaytay, the Philippines.

Gerald Burch

Gerald Burch

Gerald W. Burch is an Emeritus Missionary of the International Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention. He served in Japan and Burma and was a leadership trainer for Tribal Lay Pastors and Church Leaders in 11 different Southern Asian countries. Recently he was stationed in Japan, taking a lead role in disaster relief efforts. He is a past Board member of COMIX35/ROX35 Media Inc.

Kim Pettit

Kim Pettit

Kim Pettit is Editor at Association of Christian Schools Internationai. In the past she worked as Executive Director of the ChristianTrade Association International and Managing Editor of Publisher Development Resources at David C Cook. Raised in Latin America, she is fluent in English and Spanish and has worked as a freelance editor and translator for more than 20 years. Ms. Pettit was a judge for COMIX35's 2nd International Christian Comics Competition in 2007.

Past Members of our Advisory Council
Elisabeth Fletcher de Isais
Liz Isáis

The late Elisabeth Fletcher de Isáis was an editor, author, and teacher who was a missionary for 50 years with Milamex (Latin American Mission) in Mexico City. She served with her husband Juan, a well-known evangelist. Mrs. Isáis organized and hosted COMIX35 seminars in Mexico in 2001, 2003, and 2005.

Our sister Liz went to be with the Lord on 6 July 2012. She was a giant in the world of Christian publishing and will be greatly missed. Please pray that God will continue to bless and prosper the work she and her husband began in Latin America.

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