Travis McElroy

​Travis was born in Huntington, WV and attended the University of Oklahoma where he received his BFA in acting. After graduating, he worked a bunch of retail jobs before eventually being hired as the Technical Director at the Cincinnati Shakespeare …

M. Dean

M. Dean is an freelance illustrator and cartoonist currently based in Brooklyn. After receiving the inaugural Creators for Creators Grant, her debut book, I Am Young, was released in November through Fantagraphics. WEBLINKS: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | TUMBLR | WEBSITE

Tyler Crook

Mr. Tyler Crook is an American artist living in the 21st century. For twelve years he toiled in an unlit cubicle making art for sports video games. This left him bearded and almost completely translucent. Then in 2011 he struck …

Liz Prince

Liz Prince is the Ignatz award-winning creator of the humorous autobio books Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed? (Top Shelf 2005), Alone Forever (Top Shelf 2014), and Be Your Own Backing Band (Silver Sprocket 2017). Her …

Zach Howard

Zach Howard is a freelance professional illustrator of 18 years. His most notable employers include Marvel, Disney, DC, Warner Bros., Image, IDW, Boom, Simon & Schuster, and Steve Jackson Games. Zach’s most popular projects are The Cape, Wild Blue Yonder, …

Liz Climo

Liz Climo grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and moved to Los Angeles after college to work as a character artist on The Simpsons. She is the author of Rory the Dinosaur, The Little World of Liz Climo, …

Keith Knight

Keith Knight is many things to many people–rapper, social activist, father and educator among them.  He’s also one of the funniest and most highly regarded cartoonists in America, and the creator of threepopular comic strips:the Knight Life, (th)ink, and the K Chronicles. …

Aaron Renier

AARON RENIER is the author of three graphic novels for younger readers; Spiral-Bound, Walker Bean, and Walker Bean and the Knights of the Waxing Moon. He is the recipient of the Eisner award in 2006 for talent deserving of wider …

Chad Sell

Chad Sell grew up in a small town in central Wisconsin. He lived in a neighborhood much like the Cardboard Kingdom, where he and his friends bounded through backyards in imaginative games and outfits. After moving to Chicago in 2013, Chad …

Josh Frank

Josh Frank is a writer, producer, director and composer. He has penned numerous plays, including an authorized adaptation of Werner Hergoz’s “Stroszek,”  stage musicals, including “The Jonathan Richman Musical,” screenplays, including an adaptation of Mark Vonnegut’s “The Eden Express,” and …

Alec Longstreth

Alec Longstreth is a cartoonist. Self-publishing his Ignatz award-winning minicomic Phase 7 since 2002, he’s now I’m working on his second big comics project:Isle of Elsi – a free, fantasy webcomic FOR KIDS! Alec is also the Director of Academic Outreach for the …

Richard Pini

Richard Pini is the co-creator, sometimes-writer, editor, and publisher for the long-running fantasy graphic novel series “Elfquest.” He is the author of the Eisner-nominated art book “Line of Beauty – the Art of Wendy Pini,” as well as co-author and …

Wendy Pini

Wendy Pini has been drawing literally since the age of two, and has worked for Marvel, DC, First Comics, Comico, Berkley, Tor Books, and many other publishers. She is the co-creator, writer, artist and colorist for the long-running fantasy graphic …

Box Brown

Box Brown is an Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist, illustrator, and comic publisher from Philadelphia. His books include the New York Times-bestselling Andre the Giant: Life and Legend, Tetris: The Games People Play, and Is This Guy For Real?: The Unbelievable Andy …

Scotlynd Xing Xin-Bedford

“What Is This Quintessence Of Dust?” Scotlynd Xing Xin-Bedford Is A Hollywood Executive Producer At The Global Genesis Group And Founder Of EndLess Fantasy Productions. Xing Is Also The Creator, Writer And Artists Of Ximphonic Versus, The Critically Acclaimed Fantasy …

Ashley Witter

Main cover artist for Marvel’s X-23 and Doctor Aphra comic series. Artist of Squarriors and Cigarettes & Carrot Juice Creator, writer, and artist of Scorch Adaptor and artist for Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire: Claudia’s Story Guest covers and …

Bill Amend, creator of FoxTrot

Bill Amend is the creator of the FoxTrot comic strip, syndicated since 1988 by Andrews McMeel Universal. FoxTrot’s numerous book collections have combined sales of more than 3.5 million copies. Amend received the 2006 Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of …

Ash Maczko

Writer/Creator of Squarriors Writer/Creator of Cigarettes & Carrot Juice Lead game designer at Cold War (Squarriors the Card Game, Fight Your Friends, The Lady Death game) WEBLINKS: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | TUMBLR | WEBSITE

Andy Kuhn

Andy Kuhn is the artist, and co-creator of the comic series Firebreather, with writer Phil Hester. In 2010 Firebreather was adapted into an Emmy award winning animated film for Cartoon Network. His recent works include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dr. …

Morgan Beem

Morgan Beem is a freelance comic artist and illustrator who works predominantly with ink and watercolor. Her work includes The Family Trade, Adventure time, Planet of the Apes, and a number of anthologies. She is also a donut and whiskey …