Evan Dahm is an illustrator, cartoonist, and creator of the web comics, Rice Boy, Order of Tales, and Vattu.
It is so hard to pursue your passions, fear of failure, fear of not being good enough, fear of whatever is always there to stop you. So what does Kazu Kibuishi and Kelly Fitzpatrick do along their journey that’s different how did they overcome that fear? And what can you learn from their experience? Motivational Minute: Make a Decision and Take A Chance!
Kelly Fitzpatrick is a comic book colorist and has worked on comics including Snow Fall, Peter Panzerfaust, Bitch Planet, and Shade the Changing Girl.
Kean Soo is an award winning cartoonist and creator of the all ages graphic novel series March Grand Prix and Jellaby.
Matt Hawkins is a writer, producer, and the president/COO of Top Cow Comics! He has written and created titles including Think Tank, The Tithe, Postal, Lady Pendragon and Aphrodite Nine.
Michele Foschini is the Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of BAO publishing.
Cat Farris is a cartoonist and illustrator who has done work through publishers including OniPress, IDW, and Darkhorse. Cat is also the creator of the mini comic series Flaccid Badger and the popular webcomic series The Last Diplomat.
Terry Moore is an award winning cartoonist. He is the creator of “Abstract Studios”and the books Strangers in Paradise, Echo, Rachel Rising, and Motor Girl.
Leila Del Duca is a cartoonist and illustrator from the comic book mecca of America, Portland Oregon and is the co-creator of the comic series Shutter and the writer of the graphic novel AFAR.
Trungles, is a cartoonist and creator of the comics The Magic Fish, Matches, and Tamarind. He is also the creator of Limerence Press’s The Glass Mountain Coloring Book.
Chris Grady is a cartoonist and teacher. He is the creator of the webcomic Lunarbaboon and also ran 2 successful Kickstarter campaigns to manifest his books Lunarbaboon volume 1 and Lunarbaboon volume 2 into reality.
David Malki ! is the creator of the popular web comic Wondermark, the co-creator of the book series Machine of Death, and has also runs multiple kick-starter campaigns for Wondermark merchandise including jigsaw puzzles and greeting cards. David also ran a campaign that raised over 500 thousand dollars to manifest the Machine of Death board game into reality.
Dash Shaw is a cartoonist and animator, as a cartoonist he is the creator of the graphic novels, Bottomless Belly Button, Cosplayers, and Bodyworld and as an animator Dash is the creator of The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century A.D., Seraph, and his latest animated feature My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea.
Katie Rice is an illustrator and cartoonist, She is the winner of Penny Arcades Strip Search and the creator of the webcomics, Camp Wedonwantcha and Katie Comics.
Tommi Musturi is a cartoonist, illustrator, and publisher. He is the co-creator the Finnish comics publishing house Huuda Huuda and the creator of the graphic novels, Walking with Samuel, Simply Samuel, and the Book of Hope.