Thursday, April 10, 2014

SPACE Exhibitor Bios Pt. 8

Jason Strutz
Jason Strutz is the illustrator behind the Cask of Amontillado
and upcoming The House of Montresor graphic novel with Enrica Jang from Red Stylo
Media, colorist on Ehmm Theory from Action Lab Entertainment. He also selfpublishes
a variety of Make Your Own Comics, ABC books, and other comics. You can
find more at
KT Swartz
1876. The newest, sleekest, top-of-the-line train draws a host of
colorful characters on its maiden journey. But what starts out as a peaceful ride
along the rails turns into war when the infamous Red Gang attacks.
What these passengers don't know is that someone hired the Red Gang to rob the
train. The only question is why?
JTW has been creating mini comics since his pre-teens but,started
doing comics seriously in 2004, when he self-published his first zine/comic
Lunchbox. Since then, as one part of the Local DC Conspiracy comic scene, he has
done work for various anthologies and small press publishers, as well as
continuing his own comic series Black Dayz. He will be showcasing a ton of highly
inventive comix at different conventions, so feel free to keep an eye out for him.
He is also an accomplished illustrator dabbling in acrylics, and Music production/
DJing in the Musique Concrete/Soul Jazz/Hip Hop genre. 

Rochelle and Adrienne Westmoreland
Rochelle and Adrienne are 2 sisters who do various art work and zines."

Max Wheeler
Gnarly As I Wanna Be makes independent prints, music, zines,
comics and more.
Gnarly As I Wanna Be makes independently made comics, zines, books and prints. We
also put out records.

Katherine Wirick
Katherine’s topics of interest include war, trauma and baseball. She won the 2012 SPACE Prize for No One is Safe. She is currently working on Nervenkrank.

Dave Woodward
Gordie Gnomo is about a woodland gnome who has spent a long part
of his life on the road as a wandering nomad. After unexpectedly discovering the
first town he's seen in years, Gordie is determined to settle down and establish
his life as an adult for the first time ever, but is in for a rude awakening to
how difficult it will be.

Bruce Worden
Zombies at Woodstock. (that's the REALLY short description!)
Blending comedy, action, and rock-n-roll, "Woodstalk" is the forgotten story of
the zombie outbreak at the seminal music festival of the 1960s.
Jessi Zabarsky
Jessi Zabarsky makes comics about food, bunnies, and cool girls.
You can find more things to look at and links to buy them at

Jeff Zwirek
Jeff Zwirek, a.k.a Jeffrey Antacid, a.k.a Jeff Z is a self-publishing cartoonist. His comics work includes Jack Rabbit, Black Star, Pinstriped Bloodbath, and Burning Building Comix. He has received a nomination for an Ignatz award, and his comics have been named "Notable Comics" multiple times by the Best American Comics anthology. He's also one of the organizers of CAKE, the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo. He lives and works in Chicago, with his wife and two sons.


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