Alex Simmons

Alex Simmons at Comic-Con International, July 20–23 at the San Diego Convention Center

Writer, artist, Blackjack

Alex Simmons is an award-winning freelance writer, comic book creator, playwright, teaching artist, and educational consultant. He’s written for Disney Books, Simon & Schuster, DC, and Archie Comics. Simmons is the creator of the acclaimed adventure series Blackjack. He’s developed animation projects and taught creative arts workshops for students and educators. He’s lectured on children’s entertainment, as well as empowering young people through the arts. Simmons founded the annual family event Kids Comic Con and three comic arts exhibits, which have traveled abroad. He is currently developing creative arts programs that connect children around the world. For more info about Alex, visit