Created by Tim Fielder, “Matty’s Rocket” is the maiden publication of Dieselfunk Studios. Tim Fielder is an Illustrator, concept designer, cartoonist, and animator born in Tupelo, Mississippi and raised in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He has a lifelong love of Visual Afrofutuism, Pulp entertainment, and action films.
He holds other afrofuturists such as Samuel Delany, Steven Barnes, and Octavia Butler as major influences. Tim hopes to push forward with content in the emerging digital content delivery systems of the day.
He makes his home with his wife and children in the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of Harlem.