Monday, March 24, 2014

SPACE Exhibitor Bios Part 4

Tim Fuller
Tim Fuller began self publishing cartoons in Hooha Comics in 1978. He contributed the series “The Blue Beagle,” to Fantagraphics’ Critters and “Cap’n Catnip” to Charlton Bullseye. Tim created countless strips and cartoons for various fanzines, mini comics and magazines, including The Comic Buyers Guide and Starlog.
In 2006, after a self-imposed exile from making comics, Tim came full circle and began actively publishing his cartoons again. He collected his various “Blue Beagle” stories into a book. In 2009 he began assembling a Cincinnati-based anthology, deliciously titled “Twelve-Way with Cheese.” The collaborative effort brought together a dozen like-minded artists who branded themselves The Zombie Marge Comix Group. His ongoing projects include a “Zombie Marge” webcomic, and SHAM Comics, his rewritten golden age stories.
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Rodney Fyke
For more than twenty years Rodney has worked on and off in the
comics industry. From being a co-creator and writer in the 90s of the independent
superhero team Superior Seven to currently working full-time as the creator,
writer, artist, inker and colorist for his self-published comic book Peanut,
Puddin n Jelly, Unchained and his weekly web-comic Hard and Soft Taco. Both
titles are published through Hazzum Productions which he helped to co-found with
Tina McElhinney in 2010.
John G
John G is co-founder of Genghis Con, The Lake Erie Monster comic

series, the man behind the Melt posters, etc etc. John Gs name has become one
ingrained in the illustrative realm of Northeast Ohio; a veteran of the comic book
world from his humble beginnings early out of high school, to a transition to gig
posters, to his eventual collaboration with Jake Kelly on the celebrated comic
anthology, The Lake Erie Monster. The high caliber of his freelance grind and
expansive output cemented his authority, whether through poster art or comic
books, as a visual storyteller.
Penina Gal
Penina Gal makes a bunch of comics, including The Fire Messenger
(a middle grade fantasy story) and has co-created a bunch of weird stuff, from
Glamera to the Werewolf! anthology. Penina lives in Bloomington, Indiana with some

Jeff Gibbons
jeff Gibbons writes and draws Pretty Jeff, a comic about Jeff's alter ego Pretty Jeff. Adventures include a New Year's Eve party in Hell, getting frozen in a block of ice, and Pretty Jeff stressing out over the ghosts haunting his house. You can also find more of his stuff at Cowboy House.

Jimmy Gownley
Jimmy Gownley is the New York Times Best-Selling author of the
AMELIA RULES! series. He is a 13x Eisner nominee, and a 6x Harvey nominee. His
latest book THE DUMBEST IDEA EVER! is a graphic novel memoir about his early days
as a self-publishing teenaged cartoonist.
Lou Graziani
Lou Graziani draws the long running Cy-Boar web series. ( as well
as creates art for video games, Illustrations, Web/Graphic Designs & Photography.
He resides in the small town of Lexington, Ohio with his wife, 2 kids, a dog and
lots of toys. Lou helps organize the "24 Hour Comics Day" event in Mansfield each
year. You can tweet Lou: @lou_graz73

Sami Gyekye
Lost in Amsterdam when he was 10. Lost in the desert in Saudi Arabia when he was 15. Lost a few times embarrassingly as an adult in various places across the USA, Sami Gyekye now finds himself employed within's Fitting Department in Columbus, Ohio.
Drawing inspiration from personal experience, Sami has put together two children's books; "South: Halo's Journey" and "North: Reunion." He has visited SPACE on a couple of occasions as a customer, this will be his first time on the other side of the table. Exciting!

Clint Hall
Angst & Ennui is a webcomic that follows the adventures of a
marooned alien, his wino pal, and their genetically-modified simian tag-along.  Frequently dark and strange, set in an alternate version of the USA, the story has grown over the years to include a large cast of diverse characters.
Cody Hanes
 I am a concept artist, and I am in my final semester at CCAD. I enjoy
working on fantasy themed art, and take inspiration from nature. I am primarily a
digital painter.

Steve Harrison
Steve Harrison is the writer and artist of comics, Parity and
Fabricari. Parity is a sci-fi yarn about eternal life. Gamers upload their souls
to play in a fantasy world forever while their bodies are auctioned off to the
highest bidder. Fabricari documents the story of Myron Makere, a mechanic who
finds trouble with his robotic creations.

Taylor Hicks
Taylor Hicks is an eclectic illustrator and designer with a penchant for dance
music, indie video games, and spiritual themes. He makes everything from
silkscreen prints to twist-tie figurine sculptures.

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