Kevin LaCoste is a comic book writer, and an active part of our Creators Workshop community, posting scripts, joining in discussions, and offering critiques. He is also a graduate of the Introduction to Comic Book Writing course. In his day job, he’s a programmer and entrepreneur, with a jealousy-inducing mobile lifestyle, often based in Bali and other beautiful and exotic locales.
Alix Schmidt is a graduate of Haverford College and a former Actuary for Watson Wyatt Worldwide in New York City. She left actuarial work to become a data analyst for McKinsey & Company, a leading, worldwide consulting firm. Leaving high-powered corporate life, Alix now raises her and Andy’s two boys at home in Rhode Island.
Joey Groah writes comics, and is the co-founder of the creative production firm DIGICO Shoot | Post | Design godigico.com where he writes, directs, and produces content for brand videos, commercials, documentaries, and more. Joey co-hosts the Comics Experience Make Comics Podcast with Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt. Additionally he serves on the board a regional technology council.
Ken Frederick is a graphic and web designer and comic book artist. He handles the art, coloring and lettering duties of the web series Quandary, available on Comixology. He is a graduate of the Intro to Comic Book Art and Intro to Comic Book Coloring courses from Comics Experience. Ken has also illustrated a children’s book. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, daughter, and two cats.
Nathan King works full time as a Marketing Manager for ULC Robotics, a company that provides products and services to natural gas utilities. As a kid, he had a reoccuring dream of opening the Sears holiday catalog, finding the Transformers section and being able to reach inside the catalog to grab Soundwave (which was the best Transformer in his opinion). In college, he discovered the joy of eBay and was finally able to have a real Soundwave.
Nathan brings six years of experience working as a Digital Strategist at a New York-based advertising agency after working for five years as the President of Nathan King Design. He lives with his wife and son, who all enjoy travelling.
Rob Anderson is the writer of the Creature Cops miniseries published by Comics Experience/IDW and the Rex, Zombie Killer miniseries published by Big Dog Ink. He has also written My Little Pony issues for IDW, in both the “Friends Forever” and “Micro-” series. He was the editor of the Monkeybrain series Strange Nation and original series editor of, and a contributing writer to, the Great Zombies in History anthology trade paperback published by McFarland Press. He is also an alum of many Comics Experience courses, and the former General Manager of Comics Experience, where he still participates in the Creators Workshop online community. Rob’s business background is in both Internet business start-ups and book publishing, where he was involved in the development and marketing of numerous law book titles for the attorney market.