BATMAN'S BIG SHOTS
THE ARKHAM ASSASSINS
THE REST OF THE GANG
Rachel is a cartoonist based in Brooklyn NY who enjoys nothing more than to draw gross band posters and fawn over their beautiful fish-son, Milton.
Brendan is a writer and artist from Connecticut who always wanted to be Batman, but probably was more of a Robin. Find his work on Instagram or Twitter @helltobreakfast.
George Booker is a Chicago based artist. He is a graduate of DePaul University's Theatre School where he majored in acting. Currently, he works at a Bookends and Beginnings bookstore in Evanston and creates chalk-murals and posters for the Music Box theater on Southport on a regular basis.
Shea Cahill was born in FL (I know) spent half her time in N.J. (yikes) and currently resides in Chicago (oh ok that turned out well.) You can find her at any local Drink & Draw, bookstore, zine night, or Logan Square Tattoo getting another spot filled. She owns and runs her own art gallery; Rougarou, and has an adorable cat named Oslo (he's mean).
Calm. Collected. Short. A UX designer by day, Katie seeks to create vibrant and engaging visuals that enrich user interactions for web applications. By night, she produces indie films, freelances as a graphic designer, and dabbles in illustration projects.
Matt is an illustrator, animator, and comedian. He created the sometimes popular comic, Eat That Toast. You can see him perform live at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City or just follow him on social media @mattczap.
Emma Elliott is a trans illustrator living in Philadelphia. It is her firm opinion that Poison Ivy is the coolest Batman villain, and that the Phillies third baseman Mike Schmidt (c1983) is the archetypical baseball player. She can and will expound upon these topics at length over drinks.
Claire Friedman is an artist, comedian and writer living in Brooklyn by way of Minnesota and Chicago. She is excited to watch season 3 of Young Justice with her dog and fiancé.
Nick is a muralist and illustrator who dabbles in comics and crime fighting. You can see his work at www.Nickalas.com.
Drew Kaufman is a director, photographer and occasional cartoonist living in Brooklyn, New York. His work has been featured on Vice, Comedy Central, and now a baseball card! Follow him on twitter @diet_hellboy, or Instagram @drewkaufmanphotography, and check out his website if you're some kind of sicko www.ihavehadsextwice.com.
John Lawson is a New England based artist and creator of the comic Superglitch, a surreal gag-a-day strip inspired by his love of physics, bees, and comedy. He got started publishing comics for the Uconn newspaper The Daily Campus and has had a passion for cartooning ever since.
Mike Lloyd is an illustrator and animator living in Los Angeles. He has animated on the TV series Teachers and Gentlemen Lobsters, and his work can be seen in the new upcoming documentary feature, Behind The Curve, a film that looks into the world of “flat earth” conspiracy theorists.
Jamie Loftus is a comedian and animator who has all her baby teeth loaded into a gun for when the moment is right. She has written for Robot Chicken, the New Yorker and Playboy Magazine and is currently starring in digital series for Comedy Central and Super Deluxe. Please don't kill her.
Tyne Lowe is a cartoonist, graduate student, and future librarian living in Bloomington, IN. When she isn't reading art history, she enjoys making short semi-autobiographical comics.
Marc Maignan is an artist from Stratford, CT. His favorite subject of art is illustration while his favorite category is portraiture.
Realism is becoming a lost art. Translating beautiful objects into fine strokes of color and light is time-consuming and challenging. But it is also something I feel I was born to do. Satisfaction comes from knowing how difficult and exacting the process is - and how the end result captures a vision that is usually gone in a moment as shadows change and light takes on different qualities.
Ben Nissen is a filmmaker who wears many hats––some of them made of tin foil. Drawing and writing stories since he was a child, in 2005, he graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a film degree. Since then, he has produced a number of shorts, music videos, commercials and in 2017, he directed his first feature film called Nowhere Mind.
Betsy Ochoa is an illustrator and printmaker working out of Chicago, who grew up rooting for the antics of Catwoman and Poison Ivy. She is currently working on a post-apocalyptic, young adult webcomic called Prosper. Follow her @stealthchecks, or at her website betsyochoa.com.
AP Quach is the illustrator of celebrated children's classic Santa's Husband and the comics at sassquach.com.
Branson Reese is an illegally beautiful cartoonist, comedian, and storyboard artist living in Brooklyn, NY. His work has been featured on Cartoon Network, Cafe.com, WNYC, and College Humor. He is the creator of the acclaimed webcomic Swan Boy (swanboy.com) as well as the author of 365 daily comics, all of which can be found on his website at: branson-reese.com. You can even follow his ass on twitter if that's your thing: @bransonreese
Allison is a cartoonist and game developer. She played little league baseball for nine years. She was a left fielder, and stole home plate one time.
Tommy Siegel is a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter/guitarist in the band Jukebox the Ghost -- And sometimes cartoonist, taking drawing requests via social media on the road. This year marks Tommy's attempt at drawing a-cartoon-a-day-for-a-year, which you can keep up with on most social media sites by searching his name. Also, he hates writing about himself in the third person and is grateful that he is done writing this bio now.
Kriss Stress lives in Chicago and draws comics in between dog walks and watching episodes of Gotham.
Mel Tillery is a park naturalist who lives in the Piedmont region of the United States. In addition to being a nature educator, Mel is a semi-professional illustrator, snake whisperer, and miniature dinosaur wrangler.
Melissa Pulito Urban
Melissa is from Connecticut where she resides with her husband, Brian, and two dogs. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration, a CT Teaching Certificate, a Master of Science in Art Education, and recently completed a Sixth Year Certificate in Education. Teaching art is her full time occupation, but she also makes time for personal work and commissions, primarily in watercolor.