Born in the hills of West Virginia and raised on a diet of pepperoni rolls and Ecto Cooler Hi-C, Justin surprised everyone by surviving to adulthood. Now he letters comics for some pretty awesome people. Justin still lives in West Virginia, only now it’s with his loving wife and their dog. When he’s not stressing over a deadline, Justin enjoy’s burritos, minor league hockey, and beer. Justin is a mainstay as the top guy for BIC titles while working for various titles from other publishers like Action Lab, AndWorld Design, DMC Comics, IDW, Rising Sun Comics and Source Point Press.
Rob is the artist behind Tricon’s mascot, Larry. Besides that he’s also the penciler for Kill-Crazy Nymphos Attack!, written by Daniel Way (Deadpool, Astonishing X-men) and the Soska twins (Secret Wars Journal, Guardians of Infinity), slated for release this summer. Rob has also provided pencils for Robyn Hood (Zenescope), The Gutters (Blind Ferret), Colonial Comics (Fulcrum), and Eccentrix (Broken Icon) among others. When he’s not drawing, Rob also serves as Art Director for Broken Icon Comics.
Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kevin Grevioux was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in various other states including Alaska, Oklahoma, Massachusetts (Boston), and New Jersey. He graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C. with a degree in Microbiology, afterwards attending graduate school and this time working towards a Masters in Genetic Engineering. While studying, he congruently took screenwriting and cinematography classes as well, and by the time his first semester of grad school had finished, Kevin had chosen film as his preferred career and moved to Los Angeles, where he began to work as a writer in earnest. To this end he has written several scripts in various genres and has written and directed two short sci-fi films Indigo and Thanatos.
Kevin met ‘Underworld’ director Len Wiseman while working on the sci-fi hit Stargate (1994), when Len was a prop assistant and Kevin an extra. The two formed a friendship and later collaborated on a host of other ideas and concepts leading to the completion of two scripts, one of which was Underworld (2003). The idea for the concept was Kevin’s; in addition, he wrote the original screenplay and treatment for the film in 2000.
Kevin has also studied acting and has had several small roles in television, film and commercials. Most recently in Planet of the Apes (2001), Charlie’s Angels (2000), Marvel Comics’ The Hulk and in Underworld (2003), playing the formidable Lycan character Raze. He also serves as an Associate Producer on the film and is working on several other screenplays as well as his first novel, a science fiction thriller.
Drew Moss is a comic book artist who has drawn for Image Comics (Outlaw Territory), Dark Horse Comics (Creepy), IDW(the Colonized, The Crow:Pestilence) Darby Pop (City), and Oni Press (Blood Feud, Letter 44). Drew lives in Hampton, VA with his wife, 2 sons and Shar pei Mowgli.
You can follow him on TWITTER.
Graham Nolan is a Inkpot Award winning cartoonist best known for his long run on BATMAN in Detective Comics and as the designer and co-creator of the iconic Batman villain: BANE.
Since 1983, Nolan has worked in the comic book industry for all the major publishers as a penciller, inker, writer and publisher as well as illustrating the syndicated newspaper strips, The Phantom and Rex Morgan, M.D. for King Features Syndicate. He is also the creator of the graphic novel: MONSTER ISLAND, web-comic: SUNSHINE STATE and the co-creator of the IDW horror adventure series: JOE FRANKENSTEIN.
When he is not chained to the drawing board you will find him in his Jeep, down at the lake fishing.
Rafer Roberts is a writer and artist who has been making comics for over two decades. His creator-owned work includes the long running Plastic Farm, Nightmare the Rat, and the Tumblr famous Thanos and Darkseid: Carpool Buddies of Doom with Justin Jordan. Rafer was the writer on A&A: The Adventures of Archer and Armstrong and Harbinger: Renegade for Valiant Comics. His work on X-O Manowar #38 received two Harvey Award nominations (Special Award for Humor in Comics and Best Cartoonist). He currently lives in the wilds of Western Maryland, far from everything.
Rusty Shackles is a Dayton OH based illustrator who has done work for 1up, Hardcore Gaming 101, GameSpy and ComicsAlliance, as well as being published in comics from Oni Press, Monkeybrain, Action Lab and more. He is currently the cover artist for Hardcore Gaming 101’s line of books, and runs Insert-Quarter Bin, featuring new versions of famous comic book covers mixed with iconic video games.
Credits include Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Castlevania, Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: The Unofficial Guide to Konami Shooters, Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Data East Arcade Classics, Hardcore Gaming 101 Digest Vol. 1 : Strider and Bionic Commando and Hardcore Gaming 101 Digest Vol. 2 : Taito Arcade Classics.
Beau Smith is a native of Huntington, WV. Currently secluded in his bunker in Ceredo, WV. Attended Marshall University where he majored in Villainy. Has been making up stuff since 3 rd grade, but only in the last 30 years has he becomes cunning enough to get people to pay him for it. “Own your own likeness, and then make others it too.” –Beau Smith
Writer and creator of Wynonna Earp, the IDW Publishing comic book, the graphic novel and the hit TV series beginning it’s second season on The SyFy Channel (June 9 , 2017) as well as on Netflix. (Now) This Summer Beau will be releasing Wynonna Earp: Season Zero from IDW Publishing. Beau has also created and written Cobb (IDW Publishing) which has been optioned and is in fast track development for Television.
Beau has also created and written: Lost And Found (IDW Publishing), Parts Unknown (Image Comics), 200 People To Kill (Dark Horse Comics), Primate: The Sword Of Darwin (Image Comics), The Black Terror (Eclipse Comics), The BadLander (Dark Horse Comics).
Beau has written and worked for every major comic book publisher and written such books and characters as:Batman/Wildcat (DC Comics), Catwoman/Wildcat (DC Comics), Guy Gardner Warrior (DC Comics), Wolverine vs. Shi (Marvel Comics/Crusade Comics), Star Wars (Dark Horse Comics), The Undertaker (Chaos/WWE Comics), 24 (IDW Publishing), Mars Attacks (IDW Publishing), Spawn Image Comics), The Tenth (Image Comics), Legion Of Super Heroes (DC Comics), Young Justice (DC Comics), B’Wana Beast (DC Comics), Boof And The Bruise Crew (Image Comics), Curse Of Spawn (Image Comics), Angela (Image Comics), 9/11 (DC Comics), Buckaroo Betty (AC Comics), Dead Moon Rising (Moonstone Books)
Beau has also served as Vice President Of Marketing and Publishing for Eclipse Comics, Image Comics, Todd McFarlane Productions, McFarlane Toys, IDW Publishing, JUN Planning Toys, and currently for The Library Of American Comics and EuroComics.
Beau currently writes the monthly column Beauology 101 for Westfield Comics.
Sarah Stern is a comic artist and colorist from New York, and the creator of the webcomic Cindersong. She has colored some pretty good comics, including Goldie Vance (BOOM!), Zodiac Starforce: Cries of the Fire Prince (Dark Horse), Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: Pink (BOOM!), Jem and the Holograms: Infinite (IDW), Brave Chef Brianna (BOOM!), Star Trek: Boldly Go (IDW), and more!
Nick Wentland is a comic book artist and writer from Des Moines, IA. He has a growing number of published credits with various independent companies, leading to his recent work on titles such as Spread (Image), Army of Darkness: Furious Road (Dynamite), and TMNT (IDW). As Broken Icon Comics’ go to colorist he has colored greats like Kim Jacinto (Venom, Thundersbolts), Darryl Banks (Green Lantern) and Tommy Patterson (Game of Thrones). A multi-faceted artist, his credits cover almost the entire gamut of comic creation from lines and colors to writing, editing, and publishing. In 2017 he was part of over a dozen published releases including the release of his first novel, Draeburn, co-written with fellow Iowan, Thomas Clough.