2019

Seth

Seth at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Seth is the cartoonist behind the long running comic-book series Palookaville. His books include Wimbledon Green, George Sprott, and It’s a Good Life, If You Don’t Weaken. He is the designer for The Complete Peanuts, The Portable Dorothy Parker, The John Stanley Library, and The Collected Doug Wright. From 2014 to 2016 he partnered with Lemony Snicket on the young readers series All the Wrong Questions.

Credits: 

Cartoonist, Palookaville, Clyde Fans

Paco Roca

Paco Roca at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Paco Roca was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1969 and got his start in comics drawing the action series Road Cartoons for legendary comics magazine El Víbora. His graphic novel Arrugas received the 2008 Premio Nacional del Cómic, was adapted into an award-winning animated feature film, and was released in English as Wrinkles by Fantagraphics Books in 2016. Other works available in English include Twists of Fate (Fantagraphics Books, 2018) and The House, due out November 2019.

Credits: 

Writer, artist, Wrinkles, Twists of Fate

Jim Lee

Jim Lee at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Jim Lee is a renowned comic book artist and the chief creative officer–publisher of DC Entertainment. In addition to his duties at DC, he is the artist for many of DC Comics’ bestselling comic books and graphic novels, including All Star Batman and Robin, Superman: For Tomorrow, Justice League: Origin, Superman Unchained, and Suicide Squad. He also served as the executive creative director for the DC Universe Online (DCUO) massively multiplayer action game from Daybreak Games.

Credits: 

Artist, Justice League: Origin, Suicide Squad; DC Comics publisher/chief creative officer

Sam Sykes

Sam Sykes at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Sam Sykes—author, citizen, mammal—has written extensively over the years, penning An Affinity for Steel, the Bring Down Heaven trilogy, Brave Chef Brianna, and now the Grave of Empires trilogy, starting with Seven Blades in Black (Orbit, April 2019). At the time of this writing, no one has been able to definitively prove or disprove that he has fought a bear.

Credits: 

Author, An Affinity for Steel, Bring Down Heaven trilogy

Scott Snyder

Scott Snyder at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Scott Snyder has written comics for both DC and Marvel, including the bestselling series American Vampire, Batman, and Swamp Thing, and is the author of the story collection Voodoo Heart (The Dial Press). His latest projects include Justice League, The Batman Who Laughs, Batman: Last Knight on Earth (all for DC), and Wytches (Image). He teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College, NYC and Columbia University. He lives on Long Island with his wife Jeanie, and his sons Jack and Emmett.

Credits: 

Writer, Batman, American Vampire, Wytches

Stan Sakai

Stan Sakai at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Stan Sakai was born in Kyoto, Japan, and grew up in Hawaii. He began his comic book career by lettering Sergio Aragonés' Groo the Wanderer. He also worked with Stan Lee, lettering the Spider-Man Sunday comics for 25 years. Sakai is most famous for his original creation, Usagi Yojimbo, an epic saga celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2019. It features Miyamoto Usagi, a samurai rabbit living in early-seventeenth-century Japan.

Credits: 

Writer, artist, Usagi Yojimbo

Carey Pietsch

Carey Pietsch at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Carey Pietsch is a cartoonist based out of Brooklyn, NY. She's currently working on The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited and Here There Be Gerblins graphic novels, and her previous work includes drawing two arcs of Lumberjanes and the artwork for the Mages of Mystralia webcomic. Carey also makes Keepsakes, No Swords, and other original comics and zines about magic and empathy.

Credits: 

Cartoonist, The Adventure Zone, Lumberjanes

Randall Munroe

Randall Munroe at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Randall Munroe is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer, the science question-and-answer blog What If, and the popular webcomic xkcd. A former NASA roboticist, he left the agency in 2006 to draw comics on the internet full-time. He lives in Massachusetts.

Credits: 

Writer, artist, xkcd, What If?, Thing Explainer

Eddie Campbell

Eddie Campbell at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Eddie Campbell (b. August 10, 1955) is a Scottish artist and writer living in Chicago, best known as the illustrator of From Hell (written by Alan Moore), currently being released in parts in a new colorized edition. Campbell is also the creator of the autobiographical Alec stories collected in Alec: The Years Have Pants, and Bacchus, the wry adventures of Greek gods still surviving. In Bizarre Romance Eddie turns the short stories of his wife, Audrey Niffenegger, into comics.

Credits: 

Artist, From Hell; writer, artist, Alec: The Years Have Pants

Chris Ware

Chris Ware at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Chris Ware is the author of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth and Building Stories, which was listed as a Top Ten Fiction Book by both the New York Times and Time. A regular contributor of comic strips and 25 covers to the New Yorker, his work has been exhibited at the MOCA Los Angeles, the MCA Chicago, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, and it was the focus of the PBS program Art in the 21st Century in 2016.

Credits: 

Writer, artist, Jimmy Corrigan, Rusty Brown Part I