Naomi Ning

Illustrator. I like to draw figures, portraits and emotions. I occasionally make zines. Genre: An Artist / Creator FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | TUMBLR | WEBSITE

Becky Hawkins

Becky Hawkins makes comics in Portland, OR with her tiny cartoon sidekick, Shoulder Angel. She spent her twenties traveling the world as a cruise ship musician, where she started doing watercolor journal comics on postcard paper. She also co-creates SuperButch, …

Paul Niemiec

Paul Niemiec loves to cross-hatch, particularly when the ink is flowing off of antique dip-pen nibs (Sheffield Steel from the 1920s!). He also uses sable brush and Old-School Physical Screen-Tone. He is known for inking Captain Fantastico (penciled by Ethan …

Rachael Pollard

“Hot Sauce the Dog!” is singer-songwriter Rachael Pollard’s latest love song to Denver. A black & white comic zine that crushes and gushes on local music and beyond! Personal anecdotes and adventures and tons of fan pages all about the …

Dirty Diamonds (Kelly Phillips & Claire Folkman)

Dirty Diamonds is an award-winning all-girl comic anthology edited and published by Kelly Phillips and Claire Folkman that has been releasing issues since 2011 and is based out of Philadelphia. Each book features a unique theme around which all of …

Hyein Lee Illustration

Pronounced “Pain” with an “H.” Hyein is an engineer turned an illustrator and motion graphics designer. She gave up her big fat paycheque to pursue her dream; she is poor now, but somehow a lot happier. Her work is populated …

Ezra Dogteeth

Ezra is a writer and artist who uses their work as activism and self-expression as a queer, mentally ill witch. They love animals and art history. Genre: An Artist / Creator FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | TUMBLR | WEBSITE

Rosscott Nover

Rosscott is a graphic designer, comic artist, lover, fighter, and felt kinda-famous on the Internet about 10 years ago. Genre: An Artist / Creator FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | TUMBLR | WEBSITE

Fern and Foil by Crystal McDowell

Hi! My name is Crystal McDowell, the artist of Fern and Foil. I have a love of nature, fantasy, and whimsy and seek to combine these elements in my creations. I want to bring a little of whimsical nature into …

Steve MacIsaac

An expat Canadian living in Los Angeles after several years in Japan, Steve MacIsaac’s comics explore contemporary gay culture, identity, and sexuality. MacIsaac has released five issues of his solo series SHIRTLIFTER, with the sixth due for release in Spring …

Sam Nakahira

ARTIST BIO I am a fourth year undergraduate at Grinnell College where I am a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow and HASTAC scholar, interested in sharing stories from history, current events, my travel abroad, and my daily life through comics. Since …

Jon Cairns

Jon Cairns is a freelance comic writer/artist whose work appears in print in the Smut Peddler Presents: Sex Machine (Love Triangulation) and Beyond (O-Type Hypergiant) anthologies, and online with an ongoing mystery webcomic called Alpha Flag and Terminal Hair—a digital …

Alexis Cooke

Alexis is a Minnesota-based illustrator and comic book artist whose work has been published though Sparkler Monthly and multiple anthologies such as Dirty Diamonds and Ladies Night. She enjoys vegan cheese pizza and spoiling her two cat-sons and girlfriend. Genre: …

Logan Naugle

The major things in my life are the result of being involved in comic books. I met my wife, at a comic shop and some of my best memories come from playing Batman & Robin with my brother and going …

Ten Times A Tiger

10XT is designer toys made by Cynthia Naugle from Tucson, AZ. Coming from a comic book inspired background Cynthia believes that storytelling could go beyond pages, movies, etc, and could be told with toys. Creating designs best described as “If …

Bridget Comeau

Bridget Comeau is an artist that loves fantasy and faefolk, an avid mushroom enthusiast and a graduate from the Center for Cartoon Studies. She lives in NY with her partner and dog. Genre: An Artist / Creator FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM …

SUPERPOSE

a trans menace and anachronism from the east coast, currently authoring the queer sci-fi comic series SUPERPOSE with his partner. Genre: An Artist / Creator FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | TUMBLR | WEBSITE

Brian Essig-Peppard

Brian Essig-Peppard is an illustrator, colorist, writer, and comic book creator local to Denver, CO. Brian also works professionally as an creative director, writer, storyboard, and concept artist in the film and broadcast television industries. Genre: An Artist / Creator …

Inkblot Blunder

Joan is a Seattle based comic artist and illustrator. She makes autobiographical watercolor slice-of-life comics to document her experiences as a socially awkward adult. When she’s not drawing, she can be found eating, sleeping, or watching trashy reality television shows. …

Melanie Gillman

Melanie Gillman is a graphic novelist who draws queer and trans comics for young readers. They’re the creator of “As the Crow Flies”, a book about LGBTQ teens in a Christian youth backpacking camp, which was named a Stonewall Honor …