Thursday, March 27, 2014

SPACE Exhibitor Bios Part 5

Rob Garcia
Rob Garcia is a freelance artist from Kalamazoo, MI where he lives with his beautiful wife, Sara. Rob specializes in sequential art. He has been working on comics for the past three years, but has been a working artist for about ten.

Daniel Hogan
Clattertron is a weekly 'gag a day' black and white comic strip
with a cartoony style. Subjects include: geek humor, auto-bio inspired stories,
and anything in-between.

Travis Horseman
Travis was born in Springfield, Ohio, and discovered comic books at the age of
six. Since then, the course of his life has been shaped by his love of comics,
theater and classical history. In addition to being a writer, he has been an
actor, a director, a produced playwright, and occasionally, all three at once.
After writing the first draft of Amiculus as a ten-page play in college, he began
adapting it as a comic in 2007, intending it to be a short 32-page project to test
the waters for a longer series. Six years and 162 pages later, it has become an
epic unto itself.
Working in tandem with Italian artist Giancarlo Caracuzzo, Travis anticipates the
first volume of this 3-part series to be completed this year.
Travis currently lives in Columbus, Ohio.

Lora InnesLora Innes’s romantic, time-travel adventure comic about theRevolutionary War, The Dreamer (IDW Publishing), has been nominated for threeHarvey Awards, a CYBILS Award, and is the recipient of the S.P.A.C.E. Prize. TheDreamer Volume 1 is now in its second printing, and Volume 2 was released inNovember 2011. You can read the comic online at addition to The Dreamer, Innes co-hosts the Paper Wings Podcast, an educationalshow for aspiring comic creators.

Jay Jacot
Jay, being an amalgamation of graphic designer, all around artist,
and storyteller took up 'comics' as a second language. He started out his comiccareer publishing the now defunct Comics Obscura anthology which showcased manyincredible talents and taught him many important lessons along the way. Since thedownfall of that publication he's been working on his book 'The Tao of Snarky' andhelping many other creators bring their projects to life. Most recently, Jay hasbeen helping out another Jay, Jay Fosgitt, in bringing his all ages book BodieTroll to life by assisting with the digital colors and providing a pin-up forIssue #2. He also worked with Lucasfilm on the book 'Fight Like a Jedi' afundraiser to support Matthew Litchfield and his family while Matthew battlescancer. Jay lives in East Lansing, Michigan with his loving and supporting wifeLissa, step-son Maksen, and Mother-in-law Ann.
Warwick Johnson & Dan Hale
Warwick Johnson & Dan Hale are the creators of the Empty Grave
comic book series. Their first issue, The Empty Grave: Daddy's Little Girl, was
released in January 2014. It is a Western about a female bounty hunter and her
quest to bring a group of outlaws to justice. For more information, you can check
Jake Kelly
Jake Kelly is a Cleveland based comic and rock flier artist Jake Kelly's work is a
staple of the visual dynamic of North East Ohio. Having drawn hundreds upon
hundreds of fliers for shows at many of the area venues, contributed to countless
art exhibits, had many solo exhibitions of his work and created huge murals for a
number of area locations including The Grog Shop, Melt Bar and Grilled, Big Fn,
and The Arts Collinwood Community Center, he has helped define the look and feel
of the region. Kelly also created a project titled 10 Imaginary Movies, in which
he painted fake movie posters and partnered with collaborator John G to create
fake ephemera to expand on the illusion. That project led to the duo's comic book
series, The Lake Erie Monster, which combines the influential style of 50s horror
comics with local history and playful nods to a time when comics didnt take
themselves so damned seriously.

Tim Kenyon
Tim is a constant writer and lover of comics and film. After his successful run with a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 he has been hard at work traveling to comic conventions and selling lots of copies of Endtime: The Arrival, the first in a graphic novel series. Among his other accomplishments are a short film, three novels, and lots of other stuff with words in them. Tim is an active member of the Michigan Comic Collective. He earned his MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. When he's not writing he teaches it to the young, impressionable minds at Saginaw Valley State University in Mid-Michigan.
About Capstan Comics: Capstan Comics is a creative venture headed up by Tim and business partner/lifelong friend, Dale Lahue, as a means of bringing unique and entertaining creative works to adoring fans around the globe and around the corner

Dorian Lafferre
Dorian Lafferre is a metal and soul music junkie with an interest
in sophisticated ideas expressed through lowbrow art. He focuses on silkscreen
prints and comics, but will draw pretty much anything you dare him to.

Chad Lambert
Chad Lambert is a Harvey Award-nominated writer for his work in small press comics, including Possum At Large, Kill the Revisionist, Lost Grooves and Return to Point Pleasant. Chad is currently appearing in the pages of Dark Horse Presents in a series of autobiographical stories about his days in radio.
Cynthia Lee
Cynthia Lee moved to the East Coast from the Bay Area five years ago for snow and

fireflies. A fan of the green lush summers, she chose to stay in Pittsburgh. She
is the founder of the comic publication, The Green Stripe, and the organizer
behind the anthology Love and Monsters
Kat Klockow
The Miss Greg Comic is an online graphic novel about a grim reaper, a girl, and a whole
lot of supernatural adventure!
Miss Grey is an aloof Grim Reaper who has wandered the globe quelling negative
spirits and monsters for centuries. Bella Bonheur is a young paranormal
investigator whose obsession with the dark and occult leads her to make a bizarre
pact with Miss Grey- creating the most offbeat paranormal team on the planet.
Miss Grey is created by Vegapunk {aka Kat}, who is coincidentally, a paranormal
author, researcher, and radio show host.


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