Alan M. Clark

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Alan M. Clark

Author and illustrator, Alan M. Clark grew up in Tennessee in a house full of bones and old medical books. He has created illustrations for hundreds of books including works of fiction of various genres, nonfiction, textbooks, young adult fiction, and children’s books. Awards for his illustration work include the World Fantasy Award and four Chesley Awards. He is the author of fourteen books, including eight novels, a lavishly illustrated novella, four collections of fiction, and a nonfiction full-color book of his artwork. His latest novel, Say Anything But Your Prayers, was released by Lazy Fascist Press in August of 2014. Mr. Clark’s company, IFD Publishing, has released six traditional books and twenty-five ebooks by such authors as F. Paul Wilson, Elizabeth Engstrom, and Jeremy Robert Johnson. He is an Associate Editor for Broken River Books, a Portland, Oregon publisher of crime fiction.

Please visit Alan’s website: http://www.alanmclark.com

Joshua St. James

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Joshua St James

Joshua St. James has worked on several independent films including the recently released SEAL Patrol and has guest starred on TNT‘s Leverage and costarred on NBC‘s Grimm. Joshua recently finished filming the first season of the new television series, Combat Report, a liveaction drama set in France during WWII. Combat Report premiered November 11th on Tuff Tv. Joshua plays one of the lead characters in an ensemble cast, Corporal Erik O’Malley.

Please visit Joshua’s Facebook Fan Page

Gary Martin

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Gary Martin

Inker/Author Gary’s career as a freelance comic book inker and writer spans over twenty years. He¹s worked for all the major companies, including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, Disney, and Archie, and on such titles as Spider-Man, Hulk, Batman, Star Wars, and Mickey Mouse.

Gary is best known for his popular how-to books entitled The Art Of Comic Book Inking. Gary has also partnered with Steve Rude on The Moth and Nexus. Recently Zondervan published the last of his eight volume graphic novel series he created called Son of Samson.

Currently, Gary is inking Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog for Archie Comics, and the upcoming The Shield series penciled by David Williams.

Web site: http://sky-boy.deviantart.com/

Keith Tucker

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keith tucker

Keith Tucker is a Emmy Award winning veteran animation and comics art professional.

Best known for his storyboard work for cartoon shows of the eighties and nineties like Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain, Tiny Toons, Baby Looney Toons, He-Man, She-Ra, Rescue Rangers, Duck Tales, Tailspin, Addams Family, Earthworm Jim, G.I. Joe, Transformers, Spider-Man, Robotix, Ghostbusters, X-O Squad, Street Fighter, Jem & the Holograms, Conan the Adventurer, Tom and Jerry the Movie, and many others.

Keith’s comic book work includes two years as a cover artist for Disney Comics, penciling Roger Rabbit, Rescue Rangers, Goofy, Little Mermaid Magazine, Disney Postage Stamps, and the 101 Dalmations book.  This was followed by centerfolds for Tiny Toons Adventures and Looney Tunes magazines, Hero Comics, TSR’s 13 Assasin, Eclipse Comics’ 3D Alien Terror and others.

His film credits include John Carpenter’s The Thing, Robo Cop 3, Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Kahn, Conan the Barbarian, Hideaway, Addams Family Reunion, Casper: A Spirited Beginning, Casper Meets Wendy and Richie Rich Christmas.

Please visit Keith’s website: http://www.tuckertoons.com/

Nathan Quarry

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Nathan Quarry

Nathan Quarry is a 9 year veteran of the pinnacle of combat sports: Mixed Martial Arts. As a fighter he holds a 7-2 UFC record (18-4 Overall), and has been awarded many honors. Later Nate created Zombie Cage Fighter while writing a biography of his life. He broke away from the standard format and created, what he calls, an autobiographical horror: taking from his life’s events and throwing in a zombie twist.

Please visit Nathan’s website: http://www.zombiecagefighter.com/

Nicole Brune

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Nicole Brune

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Nicole Brune is a traditional pin-up artist working in graphite, digital, and oil paint. Her new and different take on characters really got the attention of fans that refer to her as “the next Olivia”. Over the years, the requests and commissions have steered her pin-up art towards comic, fantasy and sci-fi themes. As the world turns digital, because of the intricate detail of her oil and pencil work, she is becoming the artist’s artist. Nicole is always happy to share advice and techniques with aspiring artists. Combined with her beauty on and off camera, as well as her friendliness and approachability, her fan base continues to grow exponentially!

Nicole’s works have been seen in Koncept Magazine, Married to Rock on E!, PlayboyTV, G4TV and more. Her work has been licensed for use on drum sticks, guitar picks, guitars, boats, shirts, vintage metal signs, stickers, posters and sold-out Limited Editions. She has designed tattoos, and cosplayers are even making outfits based on her unique takes on existing characters. Her newest full sized book was released at the end of 2014, and 2015 will have the releases of Nicole’s first comic books covers!

Visit Nicole’s website: www.NicoleBruneIllustrations.com