Rui is an illustrator, cartoonist, and art director. His work has been featured in publications such as The Guardian, The New Yorker and The New York Times. He is also the creator of the graphic novels, The Celebration, Museum, and Lanterns of Nedzu.
Jeff Smith is a cartoonist who has won multiple awards including 11 Harvey awards and 11 Eisner awards, He is the creator of the iconic graphic novel series BONE, the award winning graphic novel RASL and the web comic, TUKI: Save the Humans.
Jesse Moynihan is a cartoonist and illustrator, He has worked as a writer and storyboard artist on the show Adventure Time, he is a winner of the Xeric grant and creator of the graphic novel, Follow Me and the webcomic series, Forming.
Steve Lieber is an Eisner award winning writer and illustrator who has published work through many publishers including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, and Oni Press on properties including Batman, Superman, Hellboy, and Star Trek. He the illustrator of the Graphic Novel Whiteout and the co-author of the book: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel.
Der-shing Helmer is an illustrator and cartoonist, she is the creator of the webcomics The Meek and Mare Internum. She recently conducted a successful kickstarter campaign that raised over 115,000 dollars to manifest the printed edition of The Meek into reality.
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Click To Tweet: Johnnie Christmas shares his journey on Comics Manifest Networking is essential, it’s really essential Johnnie Christmas is a cartoonist and illustrator, he is the creator of the comic Firebug and the artist and co-creator of the comic series sheltered and the graphic novel series Angel Catbird! Episode
Nicholas Gurewitch is a cartoonist and illustrator, he is the creator of the award winning comic strip, The Perry Bible Fellowship and the books The Perry Bible Fellowship Almanack and The Trial of Colonel Sweeto and Other Stories. He also ran a successful Kickstarter that raised over 100 thousand dollars to Manifest his book Notes on a Case of Melancholia into reality.
Anton Kannemeyer is a comic creator and satirical fine artist. Anton is the co-founder of the Magazine Bitterkomix and the creator of Alphabet of Democracy and Pappa in Afrika.
Jerzy Drozd is an illustrator, Cartoonist, teaching artist, and fellow podcaster. He is the creator of the popular webcomic Boulder and Fleet, Co-Creator of the Kids Read Comics festival, and the host of many comic-centric podcasts including, Comics Are Great! , Lean Into Art, and Kid’s Comics Revolution.
Ibrahim Moustafa is a comic book artist who’s work has been featured in Godzilla in Hell, Flash Season ZERO, Doctor Fate, and the Eisner-Award nominated series High Crimes. He is also the creator of the Stela comic series Jaeger.
Jeff Parker is a writer and comic book artist of Marvel, DC, Image, Dynamite, and Darkhorse Comics, with incredible titles including Batman ’66, X-Men First Class, Aquaman, Flash Gordon, and Future Quest.
Christopher Sebela is a writer of Marvel, Darkhorse, Boom! Studios, Oni Press, and Image Comics with amazing titles that include, Escape From New York, Ghost, High Crimes, Welcome Back, Heartthrob, and Demonic. Chris is also the author of the book, I Lived in A Clown Motel.
Box Brown is an Ignatz award winning cartoonist and illustrator. He is the man behind the comics publishing house Retrofit Comics. The creator of the New York Times Best Selling graphic novel, Andre the Giant: Life and Legend and the graphic novel Tetris: The Games People Play.
Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover are comic creators extraordinaire, they are truly a creative power couple and have won multiple awards for their collaborative creations. Titles that they have collaborated on include, the all ages comic Banana Sunday, the graphic novel Gingerbread Girl, and the multi-award winning comic series, Bandette.
Jackie Lewis is an illustrator and comic book artist. She is the artist of the Oni Press comics Lion of Rora and Merry Men. Jackie also educates aspiring creators as a professor of sequential art at SCAD.