Avengers: No Surrender
Jim Zub is a writer, artist and art instructor based in Toronto, Canada. Over the past fifteen years he’s worked for a diverse array of publishing, movie and video game clients including Marvel, DC Comics, Capcom, Hasbro, Cartoon Network, and Bandai-Namco.
He juggles his time between being a freelance comic writer and Program Coordinator for Seneca College‘s award-winning Animation program.
His current comic projects include Avengers: No Surrender, a weekly epic event for Marvel’s Mightiest Heroes, Glitterbomb: The Fame Game, a Faust-craftian Hollywood horror story, and Wayward, a modern supernatural story about teens fighting Japanese mythological monsters.
My Little Pony and Jem and the Holograms
Sara Richard is an Eisner nominated artist from New Hampshire, known for her work on IDW’s My Little Pony and Jem and the Holograms. Sara has also worked on The DC Justice League Tarot Card set, covers for Rick and Morty, Bob’s Burgers, Miraculous Ladybug, Clue and Deadpool. She has a book coming in Spring 2018 called “The Ghost, The Owl” written by Aw Yeah Comic’s Franco and published through Action Lab Comics. She can work a Hang Glider, knows how to properly clean a gravestone and is related to one of the witches from the Salem Witch Trials. Not really relevant, but it’s kinda cool.
Marvel/DC/IDW Cover Art, Spidey
Nick Bradshaw is an Atlantic Canadian artist that has worked in various fields as a graphics illustrator. He has done turns at the major publishers such as Marvel comics, DC comics, IDW, Dynamic forces and more. He is best known for his work on Marvel’s ‘Spidey!’, ‘Wolverine & The X-Men’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. Most recently he’s been designing cover work for numerous publishers, including covers for DC’s Superman, Justice League and Marvel’s Infinity Countdown event.
Comic Book Artist
Dan Parent is an American comic book artist and writer best known for his work for Archie Comics. A graduate of The Kubert School, Dan began working for Archie immediately after graduation. His writing of the Love Showdown series from 1994 received widespread attention. Dan has also written and/or illustrated for Felix the Cat Productions, Mattel, Disney Adventures, Valiant Comics, Harpercollins to name a few.
Dan is credited with giving Archie Comics a relevance with contemporary artwork and innovative story lines. .One example is a modern, fashion magazine-style revamp of the long-running Betty & Veronica Spectacular. Another example was a 2010 storyline in which Parent wrote the first bi-racial coupling of Archie and Valerie from Josie and the Pussycats.
Archie then introduced their first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, in Veronica #202, who was written, drawn and created by Dan. Kevin Keller has become Archie Comic’s most popular character in decades. Kevin Keller was given his own solo book in 2011.
In 2015, along with friend and collaborator, Fernando Ruiz, Dan co-created the comic book, Die Kitty Die. Die Kitty Die was such a popular hit with
Chapterhouse Comics fans that she will return in May of 2017 with the first issue of a second volume titled, Die Kitty Die: Hollywood or Bust!
Other notable series Dan has worked on are Archie Meets Kiss, Archie Meets Glee and Archie vs. Sharknado! Dan won the 2013 GLAAD award for outstanding comic book (Kevin Keller) and is also a Harvey Awards nominee.
Captain Canuck, Animosity
Mike – a Canadian freelance art mercenary working professionally since the late 1990s, Mike Rooth has recently been illustrating comics and covers and pinups for titles such as Captain Canuck (Chapter House), Kick-Ass (Image Comics), Animosity, Pestilence, BabyTeeth, Backways (from Aftershock Comics), Red Sonja /Conan (Dynamite/Dark Horse) and numerous other small press and independent comic publishers. Mike returns to ECCE this year as a Special Guest, so mark your calendars; he’ll once again be a must-see guest.
Comic Book Publisher - Chapterhouse Comics
Captain Canuck, Kick Ass, Red Sonja
Tony is a Dad of two lovely geek girls, the husband of the most patient woman he knows and Halifax based Managing Editor for Canada’s largest comic book publisher, Chapterhouse Comics. During his time with the publisher, he has helmed some of the company’s most popular titles, like Captain Canuck, All New Classic Captain Canuck, Northguard, the Chapterhouse 2016 Summer Special and Die Kitty. Currently, he is working on the 2018 Free Comic Book Day issue of Die Kitty Die and 3rd arc of the popular series as well as the anthology series, True Patriot Presents.
In his spare time he complains about having too many pets and enjoys microblogging about craft beers that apparently all smell and taste the same to his wife.
Follow him on Twitter @CanuckTony
Follow Chapterhouse on Twitter @chapterhouseca
Comic Book Database: http://comicbookdb.com/creator.php?ID=50724
Comic Book Artist
Black Panther, Super Girl, Fantastic Four
Leonard resides in Ontario and has been drawing comics since the early nineties. Beginning with titles including Planet of the Apes, Galaxina, Dinosaurs for Hire and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, he stuck with smaller publishers like Malibu Graphics before moving on to DC and Marvel.
His mainstream career started with a six year run on Supergirl. Leonard’s work at DC included stints on JSA, Aquaman, H.E.R.O., Legion of Superheroes and Detective Comics. He also contributed to series like Witchblade, Tomb Raider and Freshmen for Top Cow as well as Bloodhound for Dark Horse Comics.
With Marvel, Leonard has worked on several projects, big and small, such as Agents of Atlas, Captain Britain, New Mutants, Sigil, X-Men, Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man Family, Marvel Adventures: Avengers, Dark X-Men, Ultimates, Gambit and X-Factor.
Most recently, Leonard has concluded runs on The Fantastic Four and Squadron Supreme. Currently, he is working on Black Panther for Marvel as well as Captain Canuck for Chapterhouse Comics.