Francesco Francavilla is a NY Times best-selling author, award-winning storyteller, writer, artist and illustrator who has worked on a wide variety of projects, most recently Afterlife with Archie for Archie Comics and his creator-owned pulp hero Black Beetle for Dark Horse Comics.
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Chip Zdarsky has quickly become one of the “must know” artists in creator owned comics. His current Image Comics project Sex Criminals, with writer Matt Fraction (Casanova, Satellite Sam, Hawkeye, etc.), is among the most talked about debuts of 2013. With massive critical acclaim and sold out print runs, it’s easy to see why. Beautifully illustrated, it’s also funny, awkward, strange, haunting and sexy.
Zdarsky hails from the vibrant Toronto comic scene and has been a professional illustrator, writer and humorist for over ten years. He produces a self-illustrated satirical column Extremely Bad Advice under the alias Steve Murray for the National Post, where he’s a staff writer/artist. His comic strip Prison Funnies ran in theIndependent Weekly and Too Much Coffee Man Magazine. Sex Criminalsis his first ongoing title with a major comic book publisher.
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J Hause is a freelance illustrator and concept artist, currently haunting Austin Texas with his wife. He received his special ghost training at Swindon College School of Art (and ghost stuff) in the UK and has since been working freelance for various indie games.
In his spare time, J runs SketchBomb Austin, a monthly sketch group and is developing a steampunk comic called The Grove. He has four dogs, three of them are pretty great but the other one is just awful.
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