Benjamin Marra is a cartoonist, illustrator, and educator. Ben is the creator of his comics publisher Traditional Comics and creator of comics including Terror Assaulter O.M.W.O.T. , Night Business, Blades and Lazers, Gangsta Rap Posse and more. Ben was also an educator at the School of Visual arts where he taught Visual Narrative.
Motivational Minute: Set A Goal! Setting goals is something that is extremely important to me and during these ten minutes Der-Shing Helmer and Tom Nguyen share their thoughts on goal setting and how you can set yourself up for success and create a goal that you can commit to.
Jen Wang is a New York Times best selling cartoonist and creator of the graphic novels Koko Be Good and In Real Life. Jen is also the co-founder of the comics festival, Comic Arts LA.
LRNZ Lorenzo Ceccotti is a cartoonist and illustrator from Italy. He has worked in what seems to be every aspect of entertainment and media, and is also the creator of the incredible graphic novel Golem.
George O’Connor is a New York Times best selling illustrator and cartoonist, and the creator of the 12-book graphic novel series, Olympians. George’s newest installment of his Olympians series Artemis: Wild Goddess of the Hunt is out now.
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.