The Calamitous Black Devils
Joseph Schmalke is the artist and writer of the Calamitous Black Devils and the Infernal Pact and the upcoming Whore of Babylon. He has also worked on the book Oxymoron: Killing Time ;segment: the Final Solution for Comixtribe. He graduated magna cum laude with a BFA from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and currently resides in Westbrook, Maine with his wife and daughters.
His work has appeared in art shows throughout the New England area. A lifelong lover of comic books and horror, he got his start working as a tattoo artist in New Orleans. He has worked as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer for almost ten years, creating comic strips, concert posters and album covers (among other things).