comics
Guests are listed in alphabetical order by first name.
 

Autumn Ivy grew from a young caterpillar to a beautiful butterfly discovered by her mix of poetry and short story samples posted online. She now writes and co-creates with long time friend and mentor Raven Gregory. Their forthcoming series, "Widow's Web," will be published in 2015. Currently, she resides in Tucson, AZ with her three dogs, two cats, two snakes, one gecko and a completely unhealthy obsession with all things Cosplay and video games alike. Now please for the love of all that is holy, help her get somewhere less hot.

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Orphan(0) : Autumn Ivy (guest_id=1154) : categories=Comics;
 

Bob Layton is one of the comics industry's true visionaries, creator, writer, artist, designer, and entrepreneur.  Layton (with David Michelinie), reinvented the "Iron Man" comic in the late 70s, taking it from near-cancellation to one of Marvel's all-time bestselling series which spawned the hit movies. His classic Iron Man story "Demon in a Bottle" was recently voted "one of the top 20 comic stories of all time."

Bob also launched the first mini-series in comics’ history at Marvel with "Hercules: Prince of Power" and created the record-breaking comic "X-Factor," as well as such characters as War Machine, The new Ant-Man and DC's Huntress. After Marvel, Layton was co-architect of the original Valiant Universe and served as its Editor-In-Chief. Bob currently works in Hollywood developing new properties for motion pictures and television, working with such stars as Academy Award Nominee Edward James Olmos.

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Orphan(0) : Bob Layton (guest_id=496) : categories=Comics;
 

Brandon Peterson has been a professional illustrator for over 20 years, working primarily as a penciller and inker, but often as a colorist, writer, editor, and art director.

He is currently working at Marvel Comics, as the artist on books like "The Age of Ultron," "AvX," "Avengers," "The Ultimates," "Ultimate Vision," "Ultimate Extinction," "Ultimate X-Men," "Astonishing X-Men," "X-Men," and "Uncanny X-Men."

Brandon was also VP of Special Projects and Art Director of the now defunct CrossGen Comics, where he created titles like "Mystic" and "Chimera." He is also a veteran of Top Cow Productions, having worked on "Codename: Strykeforce," "Cyberforce," "Ripclaw," "Medieval Spawn/Witchblade," and his own book, "Arcanum."

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Orphan(0) : Brandon Peterson (guest_id=716) : categories=Comics;
 

Brian Pulido's words and creations have been infecting the world of comics and beyond, creating a legacy of edgy characters and stories with a dark, sensibility that has influenced pop culture and made underground images mainstream.

Pulido's experience ranges from award-winning comic book writing and publishing, to screenwriting, producing and directing. He founded Chaos! Comics and has published and written hundreds of comics including "Lady Death," "Evil Ernie" and licensed comics including "A Nightmare on Elm St.," "Chucky," "Friday The 13th" and "Texas Chainsaw Massacre."

He is on The Hero Initiative's fundraising board, has received the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund's Defender of Liberty Award and is the Chief Creative Officer for Mischief Maker Studios.

Pulido wrote and directed the feature film "The Graves," starring Tony Todd (Candy Man) distributed by Syfy, Lionsgate, Netflix and Fear.net.

He is the co-writer of "Lady Death," a monthly series from Boundless Comics and the owner of Coffin Comics Shop, crafters of authentically limited Lady Death editions.

For more info, visit:

www.BrianPulidoDirector.com
www.BrianPulido.com
www.MischiefMakerStudios.com
www.KillerGnome.com
www.TheGravesMovie.com
www.TheresSomethingOutThere.com
www.LadyDeathUniverse.com
www.CoffinComicsShop.com

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Orphan(0) : Brian Pulido (guest_id=42) : categories=Comics;
 

Brian and Kristy Miller are no strangers to the Phoenix Comicon. As co-owners of Hi-Fi Colour Design that are an important part Arizona comic culture and the comic book industry as a whole. Employing artists who do work for many different publishers including DC, Marvel, Disney, Wizard, and Lucasfilm (Star Wars). Brian was a colorist working under several different pen names till 1998, when he started Hi-Fi Colour. The pair now run Hi-Fi together and continue to help comic book artists grow. With their first two books "Hi-Fi Color for Comics" and "Master Digital Color" they share some of what they have learned over the years with aspiring comic book artists.

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Orphan(0) : Hi-Fi Colour Designs (guest_id=41) : categories=Comics;
 

Ian Snyder is is a comic book artist in Tucson, Arizona. In 2011, looking for feedback and critiques, he unexpectedly broke into the comic industry while attending the Tucson Comic Con. His credits include Big Dog Ink's "Ursa Minor," "Shahrazad," "Oz," and "Critter." Ian is part of the creative team behind the forthcoming "Widow's Web" series to be published in 2015. When he is not drawing comics or working the day job, his time is spent with his wife and two children. He and his wife occasionally get some sleep.

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Orphan(0) : Ian Snyder (guest_id=919) : categories=Comics;
 

Ivan Brandon is an American writer in animation, TV, film, video games and comic books where he's worked on everything from Wolverine to Batman.

He is the co-creator of "Drifter," "Viking," "The Cross Bronx," "NYC Mech," "Destroyer," and the award-nominated sci-fi series "24Seven."

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Orphan(0) : Ivan Brandon (guest_id=1151) : categories=Comics;
 

Jae Lee is a Korean-American comic book artist, known for his dark and elegant style. In 1990, he became one of the youngest artists ever to work for a major publisher. He is an Eisner Award-winner for his work on Marvel's "The Inhumans."

The art from his collaboration with writer Grant Morrison on "Fantastic Four: 1234," was featured in an exhibition at The Society of Illustrators in New York City. In 2007, Lee was hand picked by Stephen King for a six year collaboration on the "Dark Tower" comics and novels.

Lee's recent projects include "Before Watchmen: Ozymandias" and "Batman/Superman."

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Orphan(0) : Jae Lee (guest_id=1150) : categories=Comics;
 

Owen self-published the black-and-white fantasy series "Starchild" under his Taliesin Press imprint in the 1990s. He then changed his self-publishing to Coppervale Press for "Starchild: Crossroads," then went to Image Comics for the start of "Starchild: Mythopolis," before returning to self-publishing. After the turn of the century Owen reinvented himself as a novelist - creating a fantasy series titled "Mythworld" that met with much success in Germany - and magazine editor. In 2003 Coppervale Press relaunched two classic newsstand magazines, the fine arts-oriented "International Studio" and the fiction periodical "Argosy."

In 2006 Owen published "Here, There Be Dragons," the first book in "The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica" series. Filming rights were immediately bought by Warner Brothers, which contributed to the book's success. The second book, "The Search for the Red Dragon," was released in early 2008, closely followed by the third novel, "The Indigo King in Fall of 2008." The fourth novel in this series, entitled "The Shadow Dragons," was released on October 27, 2009. The fifth novel, "The Dragon's Apprentice," was released on October 19, 2010.

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Orphan(0) : James A Owen (guest_id=30) : categories=Comics,Youth;
 

Jay Fotos has worked on hundreds of projects for more than a decade. To name a few, Spawn, Godzilla, Transformers, Clive Barker’s The Great and Secret Show, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Judge Dredd, 30 Days of Night to the #1 New York Times Best Seller series Locke & Key. Co-creating '68, Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer and spearheading the Frazetta Comics line through Image Comics.

Jay is also currently working on Joe Hill's Wraith and the highly acclaimed IDW Publishing series V-wars.

For all things '68 please visit www.68zombie.com and also join the '68 ZOMBIE COMIC Facebook page at www.facebook.com/68zombie

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Orphan(0) : Jay Fotos (guest_id=47) : categories=Comics,Horror;
 

Marat Mychaels has had a long and successful career in both comic books and freelance graphic design. He has been artist for Marvel Comics on such titles such as "X-Force: Shatterstar" and "Deadpool Corp," and has been the artist for a number of DC Comics' 52 titles including "Hawk and Dove" and "Grifter." Marat currently resides in Phoenix, AZ where he freelances as a graphic designer and comic book illustrator. Marat is currently working on his creator owned projects "Blindside" published by Contraband Comics, "Notti & Nyce" published by Counterpoint Entertainment, as well as a new and original series of "Zen the Intergalactic Ninja" for 1First Comics.

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Orphan(0) : Marat Mychaels (guest_id=87) : categories=Comics;
 
Mike Mayhew is a world-renowned illustrator who creates some of the most exciting images in comics today. Mike specializes in photo-realism, and intense rendering of dynamic subjects. Mike's approach ranges from state-of-the-art digital techniques to traditional watercolor and acrylic painting. His studio is located in Glendale, California. 
 
Mike began to pencil comic pages for DC Comics in 1993, and honed his comic storytelling skills during runs on "Zorro" and "Vampirella." Mike's cover art began to pop off the stands on Marvel Comics "Mystique," "Elektra," "The Pulse," and "She-Hulk." For Marvel Prose, Mike illustrated two "Mary Jane" prose young adult novels, by Judith O'Brien. Mike produced film licensing art for Fox's "Fantastic Four" and Warner Brother's "Superman Returns" films. Mike's subsequent work included issues of "Spawn," "X-Men Origins: Jean Grey" his first fully painted comic), and "Savage" (his first creator owned title from Image comics). In 2009 Mike created an Effie award winning ad campaign for Cisco Systems called "The Realm," an online motion comic. Mike's work continued to appear in comic's biggest titles, including "Avengers" and "Justice League." 
 
Recently, Mike adapted George Lucas' original 1974 draft "The Star Wars" for an eight issue comic series from Dark Horse Comics. "The Star Wars" became a #1 New York Times best selling graphic novel and won a Diamond Gem award for "2013 Licensed Book of the Year." Currently, Mike is doing covers for Marvel Comics and Dynamite Comics.
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Orphan(0) : Mike Mayhew (guest_id=1153) : categories=Comics;
 
Mike S. Miller is a New York Times best selling illustrator whose career has spanned 22 years primarily in comics and video games. After a decade working for Marvel and DC on top titles such as "X-Men," "Wolverine," "Adventures of Superman" and "JLA" among others, Mike took a turn toward the independent, assuming the role of art director at start-up publisher, DBPro, and helmed titles such as George R.R. Martin’s prequel to A Game of Thrones: "The Hedge Knight" and "The Sworn Sword" as well as Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time prequel: "New Spring," among others. In 2004, after developing several of his own properties, Mike joined with magazine publisher Brett Burner and formed Alias Comics; later optioning one of his titles, "Deal with the Devil" to Lionsgate films. From Alias, Mike took the position of comic book representative for Wowio.com, bringing the fledgling site to an audience of over 200,000 daily unique users with his unique knowledge of the comics and webcomics audience. Mike recently returned to mainstream comics working regularly for DC comics on the popular "DC Universe Online: Legends" series, "Batman: Arkham" digital comics, and is the regular cover artist for Dynamite/Del Rey's Goerge R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones comic book adaptation, as well as being a regular Zenoscope cover artist. Mike is currently also a main interior artist on the #1 digital comic in the world: "Injustice Gods Among Us: Year 3" and is working on the third installment of "The Hedge Knight" series, "The Mystery Knight" for Random House Publishing.
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Orphan(0) : Mike S. Miller (guest_id=843) : categories=Comics;
 

Nei Ruffino is a cover artist, colorist, and creator of the fantasy comic "The Secret Life of Crows,". She is also a colorist to the stars of the industry such as J Scott Campbell, Eric 'e.Bas' Basaldua and Frank Cho to name a few. She has worked and is working on projects for DC and Marvel such as "Spider-Man," "Green Lantern," "Batman," "Superman," and too many more to mention! Nei is also part of the creative team behind the forthcoming "Widow's Web" series to be published in 2015.

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Orphan(0) : Nei Ruffino (guest_id=136) : categories=Comics;
 

Norm Rapmund is an inker who made a name for himself during the early years of Image Comics on such titles as "Brigade," "Supreme" and "Bloodstrike." From there, Norm moved to Marvel where he worked on several titles including "Wolverine," "Fantastic Four," and "Rogue." He later became known for his work with penciller Ian Churchill on "Coven," "Lionheart," "Superman/Batman," "Supergirl," and "Titans."

Norm has continued to make his mark on a variety of DC titles including, 3-year run doing Finishes over Dan Jurgens on "Booster Gold," "Time Masters: Vanishing Point," "DC Comics: The New 52," "Teen Titans," "The Ravagers," "Nightwing," and "Batman/Superman." Currently Norm is doing the inking on DC's "New 52: The Flash."

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Orphan(0) : Norman Rapmund (guest_id=248) : categories=Comics;
 

Raven Gregory is a comic writer and editor who has yet to win a single award to show off to his mom but is responsible for the creation of some of the hottest independent comics on the stands today. With over two-hundred stories published he also served as the Executive Editor and Staff Writer of Zenescope Entertainment before moving on to pursue producing his own line of creator owned books. His past works include "The Gift," "The Waking," "Fly," "Irresistible," "The Threater," "The Wonderland Trilogy," "The Dream Eater Saga," "The Secret Life of Crows," "No Tomorrow," and the upcoming "Widow's Web." He currently resides in Glendale, Arizona with his four kids, and two dogs. "Widow's Web" will be his very first Kickstarter!

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Orphan(0) : Raven Gregory (guest_id=128) : categories=Comics,Horror;
 

As the series' lead character designer, Sean Galloway provided the defining look that served as a jumping-off point for the stories of the new half-hour Sony Pictures Television animated series "The Spectacular Spider-Man." Galloway is self-taught and reasonably new to the animation world having worked in the business since 2004 with no art schooling background. Before his work on "The Spectacular Spider-Man," Galloway lent his artistic talents to several comic books, as a penciller for Marvel Comics' "Venom," cover artist for "Marvel Adventures" and a cover artist for DC Comics' "Teen Titans Go," interiors for "Teen Titans Go," and "Teen Titans" Wednesday comics. For TV and film, he worked on storyboards for "G.I. Joe Renegades," and for WB, "Scooby Doo Mystery Inc." and as a conceptual artist for both Disney's "Tron Animated" and DreamWorks "Mastermind" projects. He was also a character designer for the films "Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms," and "Blood and Iron." His latest animated feature work is on Disney's Big Hero 6. Some of his game design works have been with Blizzard, EA, Sony Entertainment, Phoenix Age, THQ, Leapfrog, and Travian Games. He has also brought his talents as a toy designer to projects for both Hasbro toys and The UpperDeck sports trading card company's NFL vinyl line as well as DC Comics' DC Collectibles Superman and Batman Black and White Statues. Sean is currently Art Directing and Designing "Cheats 4 Hire" for Travian Games. On the side, Sean works on his creator-owned properties: "Bastion's 7," "Gumshoes 4 Hire," and "Little Big Heads."

"Bastion's 7," "Gumshoes 4 Hire," "Little Big Heads" and all related characters TM and © Sean Galloway. All rights reserved 2014. Sean's work and updates can be found at: http://instagram.com/cheeksgalloway. https://www.facebook.com/sean.cheeks.galloway

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Orphan(0) : Sean Galloway (guest_id=1149) : categories=Comics;
 

Tony Parker is an Eisner nominated artist, illustrator and college professor. He has worked for nearly every major US comic company (Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, BOOM!, IDW, and Aspen), as well as Nike, Games Workshop, and private corporate clients. He has done comic work for Mass Effect, Godzilla, Conan, and Warhammer (Fantasy and 40K). He dislikes talking about himself in the third person, but if he put it in the first person, it would make it look like the book or website did all these things. You can find out more about his work, as well as see more of his art, at www.tonyparkerart.com

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Orphan(0) : Tony Parker (guest_id=134) : categories=Comics;
 
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