Artists & Writers
Ian McGinty is an American artist, writer, and designer. He is the creator of Welcome to Showside!, the animated series (Modern Prometheus), as well as the Welcome to Showside! comic books series (Z2 Comics). Ian is currently lead artist on Boom Studios’ Adventure Time line and co-creator of Frederator Books’, Roberto Roboto, and series regular on Steven Universe & Fionna and Cake (Penguin Random House) and contributor for PowerPuff Girls (IDW/PRH) and Invader Zim (Oni). He is also a frequent guest artist for the Steve Jackson Games’ Munchkin card and comic book line.
Ian has previously worked on Rick and Morty (Oni), Bravest Warriors, Bee & Puppycat and Steven Universe (kaBoom!), as well as the Eisner Nominated Hello Kitty series and Uglydoll (Viz Media), Lil’ Bionic Kids (Dynamite), Rocket Raccoon (Marvel), and Bartkira (Various).
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Kevin Bolk (K-Bo to his fans) is a freelance cartoonist, illustrator, and proud alumnus of Awesome University (his favorite imaginary alma mater). Although he’s done work for Nickelodeon, Tokyopop, Udon Entertainment, Blind Ferret Entertainment, and Voices For, he’s best known for his parody webcomics “It Sucks to be Weegie” and “Ensign Sue Must Die!” (with Clare Moseley) as part of Interrobang Studios’ Pot Luck Comics as well as “I’m My Own Mascot” (www.mascotcomic.com) and the fantasy send-up, Trigger Star (www.triggerstar.com). All of these delightful deviations can be found at the Interrobang Studios website (www.interrobangstudios.com). BOOKMARK OR PERISH! His work has also been featured on MTV.com, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Cracked, Comics Alliance, and The Daily Dot. You can check out more of K-Bo’s stuff at www.kevinbolk.com. He likes cookies.
Maya Kern is a self employed comic artist, illustrator, and musician based in Minneapolis. She is the creator of Monster Pop!, How to Be a Mermaid, Fairyfail, and various other comics. She spends her days drawing cute things and fending off stinky cats.