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021: Lean Into Your Influences and Build Your Brand with David Brothers

David Brothers is the brand manager of Image Comics, the editor of Greg Rucka and Michael Larks Lazarus, the host of The I Word: The Official Image Comics Podcast, and a Driving Force for the Creators for Creators program.

020: Developing Taste and Building Your Legacy with Chris Schweizer

Chris Schweizer is an author and cartoonist. He is the writer of Tricky Tales, a pick-your-ending series for early readers, the creator of the horror series The Creeps, and the creator of the two-time Eisner award nominated series, The Crogan Adventures.

019: Testing Your Limits with Farel Dalrymple

Farel Dalrymple is an award-winning cartoonist who has published work through Marvel, DC, Darkhorse, and Image comics. He is the co-founder of the comics anthology, Meathaus, the artist on the graphic novel’s Palefire and Omega: The Unknown, and the creator of the graphic novels The Wrenchies, It Will All Hurt, Delusional, and Pop Gun War.

018: Surround Yourself With Those Who Inspire You with Rebecca Mock

Rebecca Mock is an illustrator and comic book artist. With clients that include The NY Times, Nordstroms, and Rockstar Games, she is a co-organizer of the Hana Doki Kira Anthology and the artist of the graphic novel Compass South.

017: Be Tenacious But Don’t Jump A Canyon with Tony Cliff

Tony Cliff is an Illustrator, animator, cartoonist, and the creator of the Delilah Dirk graphic novel series.

016: Find What Excites You and Focus on That with Antony Johnston

Antony Johnston is an award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of Books, Video Games, and Graphic Novels. He has written over 30 graphic novels and comic series, including The Fuse, Daredevil, Wasteland, and The Coldest City, his video games work includes Dead Space, Shadows of Mordor, and ZombiU. Not only is he an incredibly productive author but he also records music under the alias Silencaeon and is the host of the Unjustly Maligned Podcast.

015: There is No Secret to Going Viral with Ethan Nicolle

Ethan Nicolle is a writer, illustrator, and cartoonist. He’s an Eisner award nominated artist, the creator of the comics series Bearmageddon and the comic series turned sensational animated series, Axe Cop! He is a staff writer and story editor on Veggie Tales in the House and the illustrator on Nick Offerman’s book Gumption.

014: Feed Your Creativity with Ben Hatke

Ben Hatke is an Illustrator, author, and cartoonist. He is the creator of the New York Times best-selling graphic novel trilogy, Zita the Space Girl, the Eisner Award-nominated graphic novel Little Robot, and the graphic novel series Mighty Jack.

013: Start and Finish a Personal Project with Jason Brubaker

Jason Brubaker is an illustrator, animator, author, cartoonist, and fellow podcaster. He’s worked on DreamWorks KungFu Panda trilogy, is the author of Unnatural Talent: Creating, Printing, and Selling your Comic in the Digital Age, the host of the coffee table comics podcast, and is the creator of the graphic novels reMIND and Sithrah.

012: Focus on Progress with Tom Richmond

Tom Richmond is a cartoonist, illustrator, and caricaturist. He is a featured artist on Mad Magazine, the president of the National Cartoonist Society and the 2011 winner of the Reuben Award!

011: You Are What You Do with Doug TenNapel

Doug is an animator, writer, cartoonist, video game designer, and comic book artist. He is truly a guy that’s doing it all. He has published over 15 graphic novels, has worked on so many television projects including Cat Scratch, Adventure Time, and Veggie Tales in the House, and is the creator of the video games, The Neverhood, Skull Monkeys, BoomBots, Armikrog, and Earth Worm Jim!

010: Overcoming Fear with Grace Mineta

Grace Mineta is an author, blogger, and comics creator, she runs the blog and YouTube channel “Texan in Tokyo” and is the creator of the graphic novels: My Japanese Husband Thinks I’m Crazy, My Japanese Husband Still Thinks I’m Crazy, Confessions of a Texan in Tokyo, and on February 18th of 2016, Grace ran a Kickstarter campaign that raised over 73,000 dollars to print her fourth graphic novel My Life in Japan!

009: Organization is Key with Falynn Koch

Falynn Koch is an illustrator, comic book artist, and former food truck owner. She graduated with a degree in Sequential Art from the Savannah College of Art and Design and is the creator of the graphic novel Bats: Learning to Fly.

008: Don’t Stop Believing with Eddie Pittman

Eddie Pittman has been a professional cartoonist for 25 years who has worked on animated features such as, Disney’s Mulan, Tarzan, and Lilo and Stitch, he is the writer and story artist for the Disney hit series Phineas and Ferb, and the creator of the award-winning comic series Red’s Planet.

007: Balance and Positivity in Comics With Mike Maihack

Mike Maihack is a graphic novelist who has published work from DC comics, Scholastic, Image, and Arcaia. He is the creator of the popular web comic Cow and Buffalo and the creator of the award winning graphic novel series Cleopatra in Space.