Patrick and Shelly Block
Patrick and Shelly Block have been creating Disney comics featuring Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge for over 20 years. TA multiple time Harvey Award nominee, Block and his wife Shelly have created hundreds of Disney Ducks comics that have seen publication in North America and Europe. Block also drew the art for Carl Barks' final Donald Duck story "Somewhere in Nowhere". They are currently working on their own comic project “The Frostlings” which is set on a tiny, icy, snowball of a planet called Luminas. The story follows the tale of five Frostlings on a quest of epic proportions.
Angela McKendrick is from Joppa Maryland and works as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. She has been a comic book fan since she was a young girl, and is thoroughly enjoying the proliferation of "Nerd Culture" in the main stream. Her Superhero related art can be found at http://cuddleswithcats.deviantart.com/ She also operates several online stores under the name FightCancerTees. You can visit them at http://www.cafepress.com/thesmokingparrot, http://www.redbubble.com/people/angelgirl21030/portfolio, and http://www.zazzle.com/fightcancertees
Bill McKay is from the suburbs of Washington D.C. He worked extensively as a freelance illustrator before getting into comics. His clients included Snickers, Domino's, the NFL and the ACC. His first published comic work appeared in 2010's Zombies vs Cheerleaders, a book to which he still contributes. His art has also been published int he pages of The Spider, Lady Death and Hack/Slash. His latest project is the comedy/romance/horror Night of the 80's Undead with writer Jason Martin for Action Lab's new mature imprint Danger Zone. Sketch card credits include Josie and the Pussycats, Wonderland, Grimm Fairy Tales, Sheena, Lady Death, Hack/Slash, King Kong, Bombshells Women of War and Superman: The Legend.
Camilo Ruiz is a character design artist and illustrator based in North America. After studying animation at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, he decided to start his career as a freelance artist working on various projects, until he knew which route within art world to follow.
After gaining experience in illustration, animation, design and storyboarding with foremost talented mentors from the animation industry, Mr. Ruiz dedicated to giveback knowledge following a newfound passion for teaching and training others in the creative industry. He has done work for companies such as Kaiser Studios, The Art Institutes, Nosmedia, and Terrace Charleston Film Fest. His work have been shown in major cities such as: Chicago, New York City, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and Charleston.
DAN NOKES is the head honcho and entire staff of 21st Century Sandshark Studios, who to date has put out such titles as THE REPTILE AND MISTER AMAZING (2002) THE PARANORMALS (2003-2008), THE PISTOLEERS (2008-2010), and ADAM AND EVE: BIZARRE LOVE TRIANGLE IN THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE (2011-2012). His current webcomic effort is called IMPOSSIBLE SPACE TALES OF THE LAST PIT STOP (2012-Present). This is a 12 issue series that begs the question: WHAT IF AREA 51 WAS A CONVENIENCE STORE FOR ALIENS? Approach Nokes with caution, large sums of cash, and promises of creative gigs! For more on 21st Century Sandshark Studios or to check out the totally free to read IMPOSSIBLE SPACE TALES, Simply click here! or go to 21sandshark.com/blog/impossible-space-tales-of-the-last-pit-stop/.
Pop joined Wildstorm Productions in San Diego and studied sequential art under Jim Lee. Pop was the penciller on Spyboy, a comic book written by Peter David and published by Dark Horse.
His other works includes The Dead Seas for Zuda, Blank (at Tokyopop), Batgirl (at DC Comics), Bionicle and World of Warcraft, One-Shot Special in 2009. Pop has worked for Wildstorm, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Top Cow, Dark HOrse and Tokyopop as well as a few other top shelf companies for the past ten years. He has also done some Star Wars artist sketch cards for Topps and character design work for Hasbro.
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All American Comics - Gene Carpenter
Cards, Comics and Collectibles - Marc Nathan