Aaron McConnell illustrated the New York Times Best Seller The Comic Book Story of Beer, The Gettysburg Address: A Graphic Adaptation and The U.S. Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation. In addition to his nonfiction and historical fiction comics he is also recognized for his fantasy illustrations in such titles as 13th Age RPG Core Book and Elder Scrolls Online: Tales of Tamriel.
Aud is an illustrator who lives in Portland, OR. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2012 with a BA in Studio Arts and now draws a lot of flowers, chocolate desserts, and mythological scenes. In between illustrating jobs, she’s busy drinking tea and scratching out her webcomic, Rainboots & Mandrake Roots.
Ben Dewey is an internationally published freelance artist living in Portland, Oregon. As a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art, he brings a traditional sensibility to comics informed by his training as a painter.
Brett Carville is a comic artist, stop motion puppet fabricator, concept artist, and visual storyteller. He worked for LAIKA Entertainment on The Boxtrolls, and Kubo, and self-publishes a comic series called Life of Craig.
Cat Farris is a Portland, OR native, and the creator of the mini comic series Flaccid Badger and the webcomic The Last Diplomat, and an artist for Dark Horse and Oni Comics. An illustrator with an animation influence, Farris is best known for her chibi versions of popular superheros and video game characters.
Colleen Coover is a comic book artist based in Portland, Oregon. Her comics include the adult title Small Favors and the all-ages Banana Sunday. She has been published by Dark Horse, Top Shelf, Marvel, and many others. She works with her husband, writer Paul Tobin, on the Eisner Award-winning series Bandette.
David Hahn is a founding member of Helioscope and is known for his work on Batman ’66, Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane, Marvel Adventures: The Fantastic Four, Fables, and Bite Club, as well as commercial jobs for clients such as Microsoft and Northrop Grumman. David was nominated for both an Eisner Award and an Ignatz Award for his creator-owned comic series, Private Beach, and he's currently writing and drawing his creator-owned sci-fi series, Dayglow.
Erika Moen has been in the comics industry for over 17 years and is best known for her completed autobiographical comic DAR! and the ongoing series Oh Joy Sex Toy that she creates with her husband weekly. She has been published by Dark Horse Comics, Oni Press, Scholastic, Image Comics, and Villard, among many others.
Jeff Parker gained wide acclaim in the last decade writing at Marvel with his runs on big action books such as Thunderbolts and Hulk, as well as creating new titles like Agents of Atlas and X-Men: First Class. At DC Comics he launched Batman ’66 while also revamping Flash Gordon for Dynamite. Among his original creations are the sci-fi and adventure graphic novels The Interman and Underground, as well as the dark paranormal humor of Mysterius The Unfathomable.
Jesse Hamm’s mainstream comic art has been published in the U.S. by DC (Batman '66) and Marvel (Hawkeye), and his critically-acclaimed alternative comics have been published in French for the European market. Jesse has also drawn concept art, portraits, storyboards, ad art, and book and magazine illustrations, for such clients as Hitachi, Target, Fox, Partners In Health, and Zondervan.
Jessica is an illustrator who specializes in humor. Although her career focus has been in the children’s book industry, she also writes and illustrates her own books for immature adult readers. She’s also been known to draw a mermaid or two (along with a smattering of other mythical creatures). Some of her clients have included Chronicle, Heinemann, Flashlight Press, Kane Press and Dell.
Jonathan Case is an Eisner-winning cartoonist, painter, and writer. His expressive and varied art has appeared in many books, from the gritty Green River Killer, to the bouncy-retro Batman '66. His recent original work, The New Deal, was one of Amazon’s best graphic novels of 2015 and a Reuben nominee. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, Sarah, and daughter, Dorothy.
Karl Kesel loves his job far more than he has any right to. Over the past 30+ years he has written, inked, and/or penciled most of the major comics publishers’ major characters — including Superman, Superboy, Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and Captain America — although he has an inexplicable fondness for minor, obscure characters no one else remembers.
Leila draws Shutter and writes Afar for Image Comics. In 2015 she was nominated for the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer award for her work on Shutter. Her client list includes Vertigo, Oni Press, IDW, Image Comics, and National Geographic. Leila likes to be creative during her free time, making music, cooking food, knitting, sewing, and can be found staring off into space a lot, drinking coffee and contemplating life.
Lucy Bellwood is a nautical cartoonist who loves bringing her adventures alive through comics. She is the author of Baggywrinkles: a Lubber's Guide to Life at Sea, and is a regular contributor to the all-ages fantasy series Cartozia Tales.
Lukas Ketner is the artist and co-creator of Witch Doctor, the hit launch title for Robert Kirkman’s Skybound imprint at Image Comics. Other work includes stories for Dark Horse Comics’ Creepy Comics and Supersized: Strange Tales From a Fast-Food Culture, along with covers for BOOM! Studios’ Hellraiser title.
Inkpot Award-winner Paul Guinan is a founding member of Helioscope. He co-created Chronos at DC Comics, and Heartbreakers at Dark Horse Comics. Paul is the creator of Boilerplate, and with wife/writer Anina Bennett produced two historical fiction coffee-table books: Boilerplate, and Frank Reade. Paul's current graphic novel series is Aztec Empire.
Paul has written hundreds of comics with such characters as Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Avengers, Batman, and Superman. He has also done extensive work for Dark Horse on media properties such as Plants vs Zombies, Predators, Conan, and on his creator-owned title, Colder.
Rich Ellis is a cartoonist, illustrator and storyboard artist based in rainy Portland, Oregon. Though best known in comics as the artist and co-creator of IDW’s Memorial, he has also worked for Marvel, DC/Vertigo, Dark Horse, and Monkeybrain.
Ron is a Cartoonist, Storyboard Artist, and Illustrator. He specializes in drawing for Comics, Advertising and Commercial Storyboards, and UX Scenario Design. He is best known for drawing Plants vs Zombies comics for Dark Horse.
Ron Randall has been working as a commercial and comic book artist for over thirty years. His clients range from REI, Disney and Nike to DC Comics, Marvel Entertainment and Lucus Films. His own science fiction adventure series, Trekker, is his signature project. Ron is busier than ever these days, producing new Trekker stories as well as serving as artist on several other commercial projects both in and out of comics.
Steve Lieber has been published by DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Image Comics, Scholastic, and many others, but he's best known for his work on Superior Foes of Spider-man at Marvel and Whiteout at Oni Press. He's currently drawing The Fix at Image. His various projects have received nine Eisner Award nominations, and he won the Eisner for Best Limited Series for Whiteout volume 2: Melt.
Terri Nelson is an award-winning scientific illustrator, arts educator, and cartoonist. She recently returned from Antarctica, where she was drawing under a grant from the National Science Foundation. She is available for any adventure and is not afraid to poke dead things with sticks.
Terry Blas is the mind behind the ongoing web series Briar Hollow and the mini comic, You Say Latino. He is the illustrator for Mama Tits Saves the World from Northwest Press. His cover work includes: Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, and Rick and Morty. His latest project with Oni Press is, a fat camp murder mystery called Morbid Obesity.
Terry Dodson has been a professional artist since 1993. He has worked on such comic books and characters as Harley Quinn, Spider-Man, Star Wars, Superman, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, Harry Potter, the Defenders, and the Avengers.
Travis Kotzebue is a comic artist, illustrator, and animator, and has worked for such clients as DC Comics, Disney Online, NBC Television, Electronic Arts/PopCap Games, Sony Entertainment America, and many more.
Wook Jin Clark was born in Seoul, grew up in Atlanta, and now lives in Portland. His primary joys are: Drawing, coffee, wrestling, and manga. He was on the Library Association's list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens in 2010 for illustrating The Return of King Doug, and in 2015 for Adventure Time: The Flipside. He wrote and illustrated MEGAGOGO Vol. OO1 for Oni Press. He has drawn Regular Show OGN vol.2 Noir Mean Noir, Buddy, and short comics for Regular Show, Bee and Puppycat, Bill and Ted's Most Triumphant Return, and Bravest Warriors, for BOOM Studios.