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.
Chris Sotomayor has a reputation of being the fastest color artist in the business, and has been a mainstay at Marvel Comics since 1996. He’s proven himself time and again having worked on their top properties, including Spider-Man, X-Men, The Avengers, Daredevil, Captain America, Hulk, and many others, as well as working on titles for DC Comics, Image Comics and Humanoids. Past breakout works include Supreme Power/Squadron Supreme and Captain Marvel.
In addition to his own coloring work, Soto (as we lovingly call him) also owns and operates SotoColor, a coloring and comics studio in which he finds work for and develops the talents of literally dozens of working, top-ranked colorists in the industry. And he’s ready to apply those skills to helping YOU!
Scott Johnson has been a professional artist for over 20 years. After graduating with a B.F.A. in Illustration from Northern Illinois University in 1993, he immediately began working as a freelance artist for White Wolf Game Studios, Palladium Books and other game companies. Over the years his clientele grew to include publishers such as TSR, Wizards of the Coast, Dragon Magazine, and Games Workshop. He began doing digitally painted collectable cards and book covers of games, novels and comics in 2000 for popular properties such as Rifts and Warhammer 40k. Scott began freelancing for Marvel Entertainment in 2003, creating artwork for their licensed merchandise style guides. In 2005 he became the first artist to sign an exclusive deal with Marvel Characters Inc., which lasted for four years. He continues to enjoy a strong working relationship with Marvel to this day, creating digital art for their countless licensed products.
Bryan Richmond co-writes Space Corps. In addition to comics, he’s written for sketch comedy, animation, and the screen. He’s also contributed content to the children’s educational website Brainzy.com. He has presented panels at both PAX Prime and Nerd Institute on webcomics and online communitybuilding.
Bryan has worked professionally in the information technology industry for 11 years. His background provides an excellent insight into the underlying technologies that bring your favorite webcomics to your screen.
Joe Sergi is an attorney and an award winning author who has written articles, novels, short stories, and comic books in the horror, sci-fi, and young adult genres. Joe is a life-long comic fan who regularly writes on the history of comics and censorship for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and is the author of the upcoming book Comic Book Law, Cautionary Tales for the Comic Book Creator. A complete list of Joe’s titles is available at www.JoeSergi.net.
When not writing, Joe works as a Senior Litigation Counsel in an unnamed U.S. government agency. In addition to numerous outstanding attorney awards and special commendations, Joe received the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award in August 2001. Joe is also a member of the adjunct faculty at George Mason University School of Law.
Mark Waid has written a wider variety of well-known characters than any other American comics author, from Superman to the Justice League to Spider-Man to Archie and hundreds of others. His award-winning graphic novel with artist Alex Ross, Kingdom Come, is one of the best-selling comics of all time.
Mark’s runs on both The Flash and Captain America are considered high watermarks for each character. His work on Daredevil led the way for the book and Mark to receive multiple Eisner Awards and nominations.
Mark was a founding member of Gorilla Comics, helped build CrossGen into a powerful force in the industry, and has been a leading proponent of digital comics and taking advantage of the distinct capabilities that digital comics have to offer.
Mark started Thrillbent, a digital comics publisher for creator-owned comics, in 2013.
Mark is currently writing several high-profile comics for Marvel while writing his creator-owned series as well as running Thrillbent and managing a comic book store he owns. There’s simply no other comics writer more immersed the comics industry than Mark.