Sunday, March 13, 2016

SPACE Exhibitor Bios Part 3

Nick Dutro and Patrick Lay
Nick Dutro and Patrick Lay make their first foray onto the page with 'Multi-', an adventure about kids, robots, superheroes and different worlds.  Nick is a 2009 graduate of Ohio Northern University with a BA in journalism and works as an editor for a daily newspaper.

Terry Eisele:
Terry Eisele has taught English for over twenty years in places as far flung as the Czech Republic, Switzerland, California, and Ohio. He is currently an assistant professor at Columbus State Community College. He received a master’s degree in comparative cultural studies from the Ohio State University. He reads comics, supports Arsenal Football Club, coaches the Grandview Heights girls’ soccer team, and writes in his spare time. He lives in Grandview, with his wife, Michelle, and their two dogs. With Only Five Plums is his first graphic novel.

Mike Eshelman:
DuskBunnies Comics is a Columbus, Ohio based production company based on the “screw it, we’ll do it ourselves” business philosophy.  Their current lineup consists of “Prolife”, a horror title premiering at this year’s SPACE; “Camping”, a story about the boundaries of friendship pushed by the ultimate test, winner of the inaugural “Frightee Award” for best written fiction; “Euphorium”, the first issue in the [non]collaboration series, a comic experiment; and several mini comics, including one-offs and issues of the ongoing series “Sixth Street Saloon” - a collection of things said, overheard and made up during years of frequenting dive bars.

Peter Faecke:
Peter Faecke is an artist based out of Minneapolis Minnesota, best known for his work with single titles and anthologies with Hidden Fortress comics. His work is expansive, encompassing smaller, self-published zines and collaborative pieces as well as projects, inspired by everything from EC comics to professional wrestling.

Matt Feazell:
Matt Feazell comics and spot illustrations have appeared in Disney Adventures and Nickleodeon Magazine. His regular weekly series, "The Amazing Cynicalman" appears in two Michigan newspapers (the Hamtramck Review and Flint Comix & Entertainment) as well as at Winner of the 2010 Small Press & Alternative Comics Expo SPACE Prize for best minicomic ("Board of Superheros™") and 2005 SPACE prize for Lifetime Achievement. Currently illustrating a card game called Mudsling, the game of political dirty tricks!

Michael Fehskens:
Science Fiction Comics & Illustrated Poetry Comix for sale.

Brandon Flaig:
Brandon Flaig is a Cincinnati, Ohio-based writer/illustrator and co-founder of Elemental P Press along with writer Brent Daniels. His credits include illustrating the pulp adventure comic Twisted Tales of Two-Fisted Justice (co-created with Daniels), and writing and illustrating the mini-comic/short story Curse of the Demon’s Tooth.

Terry Flippo:
Terry Flippo has been working on Axel and Alex in one form or another for nearly 20 years.  In it's latest incarnation Axel and Alex is a humor strip in the vein of Calvin and Hobbes and Cul de Sac.  The third collection of strips will be debuting at SPACE 2016.

Sean Ford:
Sean Ford is the creator of Only Skin and Shadow Hills. He graduated from the Center for Cartoon Studies in 2008. He works as a designer for his day job and spends many hours walking his dog, Maggie.
Iona Fox:
Iona Fox is the author of Almanac, an annual collection of autobio & fiction comics.  She is also one half of Rod & Cone Press, a comics press focused on great writing // spark.,

Colleen Frakes:Colleen Frakes is a Xeric and Ignatz award winning cartoonist. She lives in Seattle and works in a library. Her latest graphic novel "Prison Island" is available from Zest Books.

Fred Frances:
Fred Frances is an artist, illustrator, and writer whose books, which include the recent Worry World Daypass and Primary Insomnia, are noted for their humor and formal/structural ambition.

Jeff Gibbons:
Jeff Gibbons is a comic artist whose most notable work includes the ongoing all-ages science fiction adventure Helper Bot, and Pretty Jeff, a semi-autobiographical webcomic.

Sophie Goldstein:
Sophie Goldstein is a 2013 graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies.  She won two Ignatz Awards for her graphic novel, The Oven, in 2015 and one for her mini-comic, House of Women, Part I, in 2014. 
Her first book Darwin Carmichael is Going to Hell, co-written with Jenn Jordan, was self-published in 2013 with funding from Kickstarter. Her second book, The Oven, was released by AdHouse Books in April, 2015. Sophie has also illustrated a children's book, Poopy Claws, written by Gene Ambaum.
Her work has appeared in various publications including Best American Comics 2013, Fable Comics, The Pitchfork Review, Maple Key Comics, Sleep of Reason, Symbolia, Trip 8 and Irene 3.
She currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA. 

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