2019 Guests

The floodgates of #TBF19 guest announcements have opened! We are constantly announcing new guests right up until the festival begins, so make sure to check back here regularly to see if your favourite creators are attending this year.

 
 
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Abigail Jill Harding is an illustrator and comicbook artist based in York. Her first major series ASK FOR MERCY (Comixology Originals) with writer Richard Starkings debuted in 2018.

Abigail has worked with Starkings previously, on his ongoing title ELEPHANTMEN in 2016 and has done covers for Titan Comics.


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Bengal has been working over the past 5 years for several covers & pages for both Marvel & DC Comics, on characters such as All-New Wolverine, Supergirl, Spider Gwen, Batgirl, and more. He's also one of the official artists working on Blizzard's Overwatch comics.

He has been working on Rick Remender's and his own creator project, Death or Glory, with Image Comics, over the past couple years, and is currently still working on the second arc. He is also the main cover artist on the ongoing Spider Gwen : Ghost Spider series


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BRENDEN FLETCHER

Brenden Fletcher is a New York Times bestselling writer of comic books and animation. His current projects include MOTOR CRUSH and ISOLA for Image Comics and ROBOTECH for Titan.

Previous work includes DC Comics’ BATGIRL OF BURNSIDE, the YA mystery/adventure series GOTHAM ACADEMY and Entertainment Weekly's "Best New Series" of 2015, BLACK CANARY.

Brenden contributed the acclaimed FLASH story to the Eisner and Harvey Award winning WEDNESDAY COMICS, co-created the POWER RANGERS: PINK mini-series for BOOM! Studios and contributed to GHOST IN THE SHELL: GLOBAL NEURAL NETWORK and the ATTACK ON TITAN ANTHOLOGY for Kodansha.

He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and two cats.


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BRIAN SCHIRMER

Brian Schirmer lucked into his San Francisco apartment before the market went berserk. From here he writes comics like Fairlady from Image Comics, as well as the self-published Ultrasylvania.

His professional bio used to read, "He teaches comics writing at the university level, frequents watering holes where they know his name and beverage of choice, and lives with the girl of his dreams." Well, nowadays, this is more accurate: "He doesn't drink much anymore, hardly ever visits those watering holes, and has made the lateral move from teacher to guest lecturer. Oh, and that girl of his dreams? Yeah. They got married. Happy endings all around."


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Cameron Stewart is best known as a writer and artist on DC Comics' celebrated Batgirl of Burnside, along with the Image Comics series Motor Crush.

He is also the illustrator of the two comic book sequels to Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club, with Fight Club 2 having spent 6 months on the New York Times bestseller list. He has also written and/or illustrated BPRD, Batman and Robin, Shazam!, Star Wars, and many more.

He currently lives in Toronto, Canada.


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Cecil Castellucci is the award winning and New York Times Bestselling author of books and graphic novels for young adults including Shade, The Changing Girl, Boy Proof, The Plain Janes, Soupy Leaves Home, The Year of the Beasts, Tin Star, and Odd Duck. In 2015 she co-authored Star Wars Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure. She is currently writing The Female Furies for DC Comics.

Her short stories and short comics have been published in Strange Horizons, Tor.com, Womanthology, Star Trek: Waypoint, Vertigo SFX: Slam! andmany other anthologies. In a former life, she was known as Cecil Seaskull in the ‘90s indie band Nerdy Girl. She has written two opera librettos Les Aventures de Madame Merveille (World Premiere in 2010) and Hockey Noir: The Opera (World Premiere 2018).

She is the former Children’s Correspondence Coordinator for The Rumpus, a two-time MacDowell Fellow, and the founding YA Editor at the LA Review of Books. She lives in Los Angeles.


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Charlie Adlard

Charlie Adlard has been a "veteran" of the comic industry for over 20 years. He's spent the majority of his time since 2004 working on The Walking Dead for which he has received many industry awards. In his time as a cartoonist he has worked on many other projects as far reaching as Mars Attacks, the X-Files, Judge Dredd, Savage, Batman, X-Men, Superman etc and creator-owned projects closer to his heart like Astronauts In Trouble, Codeflesh, Rock Bottom, and White Death.

He was born on the 4th August 1966 in the town of Shrewsbury, England and, having moved away to study film and video at art college,eventually moved back and still resides there today. Before moving back to Shrewsbury, he spent a brief stint in London, finding out that the BA he'd earned at art college was pretty useless in getting a job in the film industry, and after failing to set the world alight playing the drums in a rock band, eventually settled on the "third" option, which was comics. An option he finally realised should have been number one right from the beginning. After spending two years back in Shrewsbury, working on a portfolio, he eventually found his first work at the Judge Dredd Megazine in 1992 and hasn't looked back since.

Charlie is married with two children and one cat. Life is good…


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Choo

Based in Melbourne, Choo is an illustrator, comic maker and trinket enthusiast.


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Christian Ward is a comic book artist currently working with G Willow Wilson and Karen Berger on their sci-fi epic Invisible Kingdom for Dark Horse, as well as writing his first creator owned book which is out August 2019.

He previously won an Eisner with Saladin Ahmed for their work on Marvel's Black Bolt. He is also the co-creator of ODY-C with Matt Fraction for Image Comics and has worked with Jason Aaron on Thor and Al Ewing on The Ultimates alongside being a regular cover artist for Dark Horse and Dynamite comics.

Christian currently lives in Shrewsbury with his wife Catherine, young daughter and a pug named Thor.


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Daniel Warren Johnson is a Chicago-based comic artist and illustrator.

He is the writer and artist of the Eisner nominated series EXTREMITY with Image Comics, and is working on his current title, MURDER FALCON. Some of Daniel's other works include SPACE-MULLET and THE GHOST FLEET.

Daniel has worked with multiple publishers including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, IDW, and BOOM Studios.


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Dave Gibbons

Dave Gibbons established himself in underground comics and fanzines in Britain before becoming a frequent contributor to the seminal 2000AD, illustrating HARLEM HEROES, DAN DARE and co-creating ROGUE TROOPER.

Since then, he has drawn and written for most comics publishers on both sides of the Atlantic. His work has encompassed DR WHO, SUPERMAN, BATMAN, GREEN LANTERN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, DR STRANGE, THE HULK, PREDATOR and ALIENS. With writer Frank Miller he co-created GIVE ME LIBERTY and MARTHA WASHINGTON GOES TO WAR.

WATCHMEN, his collaboration with writer Alan Moore, is the best-selling graphic novel ever published and became a major motion picture. His autobiographical graphic novel THE ORIGINALS won an Eisner Award in 2005. His recent work has included KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE, with Mark Millar, now also a major motion picture.

He is a creative consultant for the MADEFIRE motion books app and an Advisory Board member for MAGIC LEAP technology.

He was appointed “Comics Laureate” in 2014, with the brief to develop the use of comics in education and, in 2015, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Comic Arts from the University of Dundee.



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Declan Shalvey is an artist/writer from Ireland. Over his career he has illustrated hit titles such as MOON KNIGHT, DEADPOOL and ALL STAR BATMAN.

More recently he has been the writer of projects such as DEADPOOL VS OLD MAN LOGAN, JAMES BOND: M and his original graphic novel SAVAGE TOWN.

A prolific cover artist, Declan continues to illustrate the critically acclaimed graphic novel series INJECTION with writer Warren Ellis for Image Comics.


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Dee Cunniffe is an award-winning Irish designer who worked for over a decade in publishing and advertising. He gave it all up to pursue his love of comics.

He has been on Team WicDiv since issue #1. He has colored The Dregs, Devil Within and Eternal at Black Mask, The Paybacks and Interceptor at Heavy Metal, Her Infernal Descent, Lost City Explorers, The Replacer and The Stronghold at Aftershock, FRIENDO at Vault, and Redneck at Skybound.

Art by Geoff Shaw


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Donny Cates is a writer of comic books currently working on VENOM, COSMIC GHOST RIDER, DEATH OF THE INHUMANS, REDNECK, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY and BABYTEETH.

His past works include Thanos, Doctor Strange, Damnation, God Country, Buzzkill, The Ghost Fleet, The Paybacks, Interceptor, Star Trek, and Atomahawk.

He's from the town that King Of The Hill was based on but lives in Austin, Texas with his cat and his books.

He is much more interesting than this bio makes him sound. Promise.

Art by Ryan Stegman


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From self-publishing to some of the biggest book publishers in the world, Emma Vieceli loves telling stories with pictures and believes that comics should be 'By anyone, About anything, For everyone'.

The writer of the Life is Strange comic series (Titan comics), she is perhaps better known as an artist, and her recent work includes: Olivia Twist (Dark Horse), Alex Rider (Walker books), The Adventures of Supergirl (DC comics), Doctor Who (Titan comics), Jem & the holograms (IDW) the New York Times-bestselling Vampire Academy graphic novel series (PenguinRandomHouse), Back to the Future (IDW) and Avalon Chronicles (Oni Press).

She co-creates the critically acclaimed independent web series, BREAKSwith Malin Ryden (collected editions published through SoaringPenguin),with Vieceli co-writing and 'comicking' (art/tone/letters).


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Esad Ribić a comic book artist and animator who has worked on a number of publications for Marvel Comics including titles like The Avengers, Secret Wars, X-Men and Thor. Esad started his career in the 90's, creating comic strips and illustrations for Vjesnik (a Croatian magazine) and a German publication called Bastei Verlag. He's worked on The Little Flying Bears and Lapitch the Little Shoemaker as an animator. Esad then took his career to Marvel where he's produced over 40 covers and over 20 interior comic works.


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Gary Erskine has worked in the comic industry for near thirty years for MARVEL, DC Comics, Vertigo, Dark Horse Comics, IMAGE, IDW and other companies with writers Mark Millar, Warren Ellis, Garth Ennis, James Robinson and Grant Morrison on books including The Unwritten, Hellblazer, War Stories, The Massive with Brian Wood, and Grindhouse with Alex De Campi, with characters as diverse as Judge Dredd, Starman, John Constantine, Dan Dare and Captain America. He has also contributed to licenses including Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who, Transformers and Terminator.

He mentors film students on storyboarding, teaches workshops at schools and libraries and is currently writing and publishing ROLLER GRRRLS. Future work includes Incendiary.US and Zachariah Gunn: Dakota. Gary has also provided storyboards and concept design work for the games and film industry and also works commercially with clients including D'Agostini, SONY, EA Games COLORS, Team GB British Cycling, J League and the Joshua Agency. He has also contributed a short story to the successful Metal Made Flesh series for Subversive Comics working with writer Cy Dethan called The Final Piece Of Me.

Recent work includes the companion graphic novel to the Frontlines series of sci-fi novels by Marko Kloos, written by Ivan Brandon for Jet City Comics. Gary also hosts character Design workshops for schools and teaches storyboards for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and more recently provided workshops for the Prince's Trust. He has produced educational and promotional work and talks for various universities including Glasgow and St Andrews. Gary was also the Creative Director of the Glenrothes Comic Con events [2017, 2018].


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Born in 1971, Glyn Dillon has had a wide-ranging career, working as a storyboard artist, concept artist and costume designer for both film and television.

Early in his career Glyn drew comics and later worked as an illustrator in toy design and animation. He then wrote and drew the award winning graphic novel ‘The Nao of Brown’ for which, in 2013, he won Best Book Category at the British Comic Awards. The French translation ‘Le Nao de Brown’ also garnered him the 2013 Prix Spécial du Jury du Festival d'Angoulême award and then in 2014 it won Best Foreign Book at the Treviso Comic Book Festival, Italy.

In recent years Glyn has again teamed up with Dave Crossman as Costume Designers on SOLO: A Star Wars Story, continuing his relationship with the Star Wars universe, having previously been co-costume designer on Rogue One and Costume Chief Concept Artist on Star Wars: The Force Awakens where he designed, amongst other things, the iconic Kylo Ren helmet.

Glyn lives in London, England, with his wife, two sons and two cats.


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Since 2012, Gerry Duggan has written Deadpool, Infinity Wars, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Hulk, Nova, Star Wars and Savage Sword Of Conan for Marvel Entertainment. In May of this year he'll be helping to launch THE SAVAGE AVENGERS starring Conan as he barrels through the Marvel Universe.

His creator-owned work includes Analog, a series that imagines the collapse of the internet followed by the rise of “Ledger Men” hardened couriers that will move secrets on paper. The comic is on track to be adapted by the director of the JOHN WICK trilogy. He’s written hundreds of hours of live TV, and several video games including Destiny: The Forsaken, Sunset Overdrive and Call Of Duty: WW II. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, his destructive son and their even more destructive beagle.

Artwork by Phil Noto


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Born in 1932, Ian Kennedy grew up in Dundee surrounded by wartime airfields which resulted in a burning ambition to fly with the Royal Air Force. Unfortunately, a severe and lasting ear infection put paid to any chance of realising his much cherished dreams. He admits now, that he probably would have been a "lousy" pilot anyway, so his long career in illustration can be viewed as more than just an unsatisfactory alternative!

On leaving school in 1949, he was taken on by D.C.Thomson & Co. as a trainee illustrator, spending the next five years with what he describes as "a most talented group of experienced professionals" whose invaluable influence laid the foundation for what was to be a lengthy, fairly successful career in commercial art. Incidentally, his first professional job was inking in the black squares in the "Sunday Post" crossword! Having married in 1953, and a son coming on scene the following year, an increase in income became imperative, so Ian went freelance, working initially for Amalgamated Press on the "Knockout" then inevitably, shortly after, getting back with Thomsons.

Since those early days, he has been fully occupied during what he terms "The Golden Times", of the 60's, 70's and 80's, with Air Ace, Battle, Hotspur, Wizard, Warlord, Football Judy, Bunty, Blake's 7, M.A.S.K., 2000 AD, Judge Dredd, Dan Dare, Commando (1500+ covers), to name but a few!!

In 2017, he was honoured to recieve from the Scottish Independent Book Alliance, an award for "Outstanding Contributions to Comics", and this year has seen the publication by D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd of a record of some of his work for them during the last seventy years entitled "The Art of Ian Kennedy".


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Jamie McKelvie

Jamie McKelvie is the co-creator of THE WICKED + THE DIVINE and PHONOGRAM. Outside of his work as a comic artist, he is especially known as a character designer, with his work including CAPTAIN MARVEL, MS. MARVEL and AMERICA CHAVEZ. He lives in Edinburgh.


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John McCrea has been drawing comics for 30 years (his most famous work is Hitman for DC) and has worked on Wolverine, Deadpool, Spider man and the Hulk for Marvel, Batman, Catwoman, Wonder Woman and Superman for DC, Mythic for Image comics and Judge Dredd for 2000 AD.

He has recently drawn the Uncanny X-men #12 for Marvel. Also just completed a series of Death’s Head covers, also for Marvel.


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Jillian Tamaki

Jillian Tamaki is an illustrator and comics artist living in Toronto, Ontario. She is the co-creator, with her cousin Mariko Tamaki, of SKIM and THIS ONE SUMMER, the latter of which won a Caldecott Honor and Printz Award in 2015. Her own graphic novels include SUPERMUTANT MAGIC ACADEMY and BOUNDLESS. Her next picture book, MY BEST FRIEND, written by Julie Fogliano, will be released in 2020.


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Jock

Jock is the New York Times best-selling British artist best known for his comics work with writer Andy Diggle on DC/Vertigo's The Losers, the award-winning Batman: The Black Mirror, and Wytches with writer Scott Snyder. Jock has also worked for every major Hollywood studio, producing key art, concept design, and promotional imagery for films including Dredd, Annihilation, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and the Oscar-winning Ex Machina. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he now lives and works in Devon, England.


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John Wagner

John Wagner is best known for his work for 2000AD, having co-created Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog, Robo-Hunter and many other memorable characters.   His Paradox Press graphic novel 'A History of Violence' is now a major film. His latest project is Rok of the Reds, the strange and wonderful tale of the world’s first alien footballer.  The Rok of the Reds graphic novel will be on show this weekend.


Artwork by Colin MacNeil



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Kieron Gillen

Kieron Gillen is a writer. He's the co-creator of THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, DIE, DOCTOR APHRA, PHONOGRAM and more. He's written more comics than you can imagine for Marvel and one eight page story for DC. He lives in London.

Art by Stephanie Hans


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Kyle T. Webster

International award-winning illustrator and designer, Kyle T. Webster works with the Adobe Design Team on drawing and painting initiatives. He has drawn for The New Yorker, TIME, The New York Times, Nike, IDEO, and many other notable companies. Since he founded KyleBrush in 2014, his custom Photoshop brushes have become the industry standard tools, used by artists at Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks, Weta Digital, HBO, and Cartoon Network. Now, the KyleBrush library of tools is part of Creative Cloud, and available to all Photoshop CC subscribers. Kyle lives in North Carolina and teaches Life Drawing, Portraiture, and Digital Painting at the UNC School of the Arts.


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Lee Garbett

Lee Garbett is an artist currently working on his co-creator-owned series SKYWARD with LUCIFER showrunner, Joe Henderson. SKYWARD is published by IMAGE COMICS and is currently in development by SONY PICTURES. He has worked for Marvel on THOR. IMMORTAL HULK. LOKI: AGENT OF ASGARD and SPIDER-MAN, and for DC on LUCIFER, BATMAN, BATGIRL and THE OUTSIDERS. Lee has also worked for BOOM, VALIANT, DARK HORSE and 2000AD. Outside of comics, Lee designs posters, costumes and concept art for films.


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Luke Pearson is a comics artist and illustrator. He is best known for the Hilda series of comics and the animated series of the same name which debuted on Netflix in 2018.


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Mariko Tamaki is the New York Times Bestselling writer of comics and prose.

Her graphic novels include Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, with Rosemary Valero-O’Connell, Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass, with Steve Pugh, Skim and This One Summer, with Jillian Tamaki.

She has received Doug Wright, Eisner and Ignatz Awards as well as Caldecott and Printz Honors. She has had the pleasure of working for Marvel, DC Comics, Abrams, Dark Horse and Boom Studios on various amazing superhero type things.


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Marc Deering has been working within the comics industry since 2003 with his first paid gig. Things were bumpy from there until 2009 when he was hired by DC Comics. Things took off from there and he has been pretty steady busy since then.

He's worked for just about everyone to include DC Comics, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, IDW and Avatar Press, as well as many other smaller publishers. Titles have ranged from Supergirl, Green Lantern, Superman/Batman, Legion, X-Men, Howard the Duck, Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, Scooby Doo Apocolypse, New Teen Titans, Worlds End, G.I.Joe, Transformers, TMNT, Flash Gordon, Blacklight, ShadowHawk, DemonSlayer, Grimms Fairy Tales, London Horror Comic, DragonLance, Resident Evil, Adventure Comics, Spike: The Devil You know, Justice League of America and a creator owned series The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury.

The idea of his name as a website title frightens him so he took a quote from the book Eisner/Miller from Dark Horse Comics. Will Eisner said 'Inking is Sexy'.


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Marc Ellerby is a comics illustrator from Essex, U.K. He is currently the lead artist on the Rick and Morty comics from Oni Press /adult swim having written and illustrated multiple comics for the property over the past four years.

He has worked on other licensed comics such as Regular Show, Doctor Who, Dungeons and Dragons, Amazing World of Gumball and The Beano. He is creator behind the autobiographical webcomic Ellerbisms: A Sporadic Diary Comic as well as the YA fantasy comedy series Chloe Noonan.

Say hi via social media @marcellerby or via his website.


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Graduated with a degree in Fine Arts in 2011, Margaux Saltel has established herself as a kidlit and comic book artist since 2014, mainly in Europe.

More recently, she's started collaborating with american publishers on comicbook covers. She co-created the new original comics on ComiXology SUPERFREAKS, with Elsa Charretier and Pierrick Colinet!


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Matt Wilson

Coloring comics since 2003 Matt Wilson has colored thousands of comic pages over hundreds of issues for most major comic book publishers. You may know his work from books such as The Wicked +The Divine, Paper Girls, The Mighty Thor, Black Widow, Runaways, and Conan the Barbarian.

Art by Russell Dauterman


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Megan Hutchinson originally moved to Los Angeles to attend the University of California, Los Angeles where she received her BA in Design | Media Art. She continued onto the American Film Institute, where she earned her MFA in Production Design.

She worked in the entertainment industry for 10 + years as an art director and production designer for features, music videos and commercials. Fate intervened and she was approached to develop and draw her first graphic novel, An Aurora Grimeon Story: Will O’ the Wisp for Archaia Entertainment, which received a YALSA nomination for Best Young Adult Graphic Novel.

Once bitten by the illustration bug, she began creating art full time. She is the co-creator and illustrator of Image’s Rockstars, illustrator on Vesna as well as a cover artist for Boom! and Valiant. She is currently co-writing and illustrating two creator owned graphic novels when she is not baking or catching up on the latest episode of Doctor Who.


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Megan Nicole Dong

Megan Nicole Dong is a marine biology enthusiast, comic artist, and animation director based in Southern California. Best known for her SKETCHSHARK comics, Megan has worked for DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon Studios, and Titmouse Inc., and she is currently developing her own animated series for Netflix. She was named one of Variety magazine's Ten Animators to Watch in 2017.


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Mick McMahon

Michael McMahon is a British comics artist best known for his work on 2000 AD characters such as Judge Dredd, Sláine and ABC Warriors, and the mini-series The Last American. His influences include Víctor de la Fuente, Hugo Pratt, Gino d'Antonio, Don Lawrence, Joe Colquhoun and Harvey Kurtzman. Mick's unique style has meant he has become one of the most loved comic artists among his peers. 


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Mildred Louis

Mildred Louis is an L.A based comic creator and illustrator with a strong passion for fantastical storytelling. She currently has an ongoing magical girl inspired webcomic series titled AGENTS OF THE REALM and is a frequent late night baker.


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Ollie Masters is the Brighton based writer of THE KITCHEN (Vertigo, recently adapted as a film for New Line), SNOW BLIND (Boom) and most recently KILLER GROOVE (Aftershock) with Eoin Marron, Jordie Bellaire and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou.

Art by Eoin Marron


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Pernille Ørum

Pernille Ørum is a Danish illustrator and character designer living as a freelancer in Copenhagen, Denmark. She graduated The Animation Workshop in 2011 with a bachelor degree in Character Animation and went on to both Ireland and UK to work as an animator before deciding to move back to Denmark and focus on character design. Pernille has worked with companies such as Nickledeon Jr, Mattel, Dreamworks and Disney publishing and she was the lead character designer on Warner Brother’s DC SUPERHERO GIRLS. In 2019 Pernille will have her debut as a comic book artist with Mark Miller’s HITGIRL written by the movie director Kevin Smith.


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philippa rice

Philippa Rice is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Soppy. She is an artist who works in a number of different mediums including comics, illustration, animation, model making and crochet.

Her other works include the collage-based webcomic My Cardboard Life and her stop-motion animated characters.


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rian gonzales

Rian Gonzales (a.k.a. Rianbowart) is a Freelance Illustrator from the Philippines who is known for her distinctive, vibrant, candy-themed pieces. Most of her works depict women in trendy fashion, delectable sweets and neon colors.

She has done cover works for international comic companies such as Marvel Comics (Marvel Rising #1 connecting covers, X-Men, Spider-Girls), Archie Comics (Betty and Veronica , Josie and the Pussycats), IDW Publishing (Jem and the Holograms), and Valiant Comics (Faith).

She is an avid fan of pixie dust, puns and unicorns!


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robbie thompson

Robbie Thompson is a writer of comic books, tv, and feature films. His most recent work includes Meet the Skrulls, Spider-Man/Deadpool, and Solo.

Art by Marcos Martin


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Rosemary Valero-O’Connell

Rosemary Valero-O'Connell is a Minneapolis born, Zaragoza raised cartoonist and illustrator. Her published works include LAURA DEAN KEEPS BREAKING UP WITH ME (written by award-winning author Mariko Tamaki, published by First Second), WHAT IS LEFT (nominated for two Eisner awards, published by ShortBox), and LUMBERJANES (BOOM! Studios). She's also done work for DC Comics, Crunchyroll, Mondo Tees, and CAPY Games, among others. 


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sean phillips

Drawing comics professionally since the age of fifteen, Eisner Award
winning Sean Phillips has worked for all the major publishers. Since
drawing Sleeper, Hellblazer, Batman, X-Men, Marvel Zombies, and Stephen
King’s The Dark Tower, Sean has concentrated on creator-owned books
including Criminal, Kill Or Be Killed, Incognito, Fatale and The Fade Out.

He is currently drawing a new volume of the long-running Criminal
written by his long-time collaborator Ed Brubaker and coloured by his
son Jacob Phillips.

He lives in the Lake District in the UK.


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simon spurrier

Simon Spurrier makes stuff up for a living.

Comicky credits range from 2000AD to Suicide Squad, via creator-owned projects like Cry Havoc, Angelic and Eisner-nominated The Spire. He's currently up to his neck in The Dreaming -- the flagship title for Neil Gaiman's Sandman Universe -- and Star Wars: Doctor Aphra.

He's worked as an art director behind the camera, published several prose novels, and now writes for US television.

He lives by the seaside, tweets at @sispurrier, and strongly believes it goes 1) scone 2) jam 3) cream.

Artwork by Tiffany Turrill


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Spike Trotman

Spike Trotman is a comic creator and publisher from Maryland. Her works include the long-running webcomic TEMPLAR, ARIZONA and her most recent work, the critically acclaimed DELVER, on comiXology Originals. Under her publishing house Iron Circus Comics she has published works such as SMUT PEDDLER, THE LESS THAN EPIC ADVENTURES OF T.J. AND AMAL by E.K. Weaver and SHADOWEYES by Sophie Campbell.


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sweeney boo

Sweeney Boo is a comic artist and illustrator living in Canada. She is currently working on the graphic Novel "Eat and Love Yourself" published by Boom! Studios in 2020.

Sweeney has worked with multiple publishers including IDW, Image, Archie and BOOM! Studios.

Ladies and fashion are two of her favorite things to draw.


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terry dodson

Oregon-based Terry Dodson has been a professional artist since 1993. He is known for his work on Harley Quinn, Spider-Man, Star Wars, Captain Marvel, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, and the Avengers. His clients include Lucasfilm, Riot Games, Hasbro, Mattel, DC Entertainment, Warner Brothers, ESPN, Electronic Arts, Hanna-Barbara, Marvel Entertainment, Sideshow Collectibles and many more.

Today, Terry is working on the creator-owned graphic novel series Red One with writer Xavier Dorison and the upcoming Adventureman! with writer Matt Fraction, and the covers for Marvel Comics' Star Wars, Mr. and Mrs. X and DC Comics’ Wonder Woman. Terry remains a popular artist in the industry— a status he attributes in large part to the contributions of his wife, Rachel, who adds her masterly inking to his work.

To learn more about Terry, view galleries, read his blog or purchase books, prints and original art, visit his website.