With the 2015 Comic Con just a few months away, we’re going to periodically showcase some of the confirmed artists, vendors, and special guests who are going to attend.
PLB Comics is an independent comic book publisher proudly based on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The core group consists of Mathew Shockley, Josh Shockley and James Dufendach, and along with their contributors, handle every aspect of comic book production from scripting and artwork to lettering and digital post-production. PLB’s titles are known for their gritty and mature themes as well as their sense of humor. PLB currently has fourteen books in print and two more in production including their titles The Fall: Vengeance and Justice, Gideon & Sebastian: Predators and Prey, as well as their yearly Halloween special. PLB is serious about forwarding the comic medium and recognizing comics as literature and as a language teaching tool, and were honored by the Friends of the Wicomico county library with the Light of Literacy award. Be sure to bring in your own artwork as the PLB Comics team will be doing portfolio reviews!
Psychotic Parrot Press
Psychotic Parrot Press is an independent webcomic company that focuses on producing fun quality entertainment through original cartooning in a comic book format. We currently produce a fantasy comic called Knightfall. The first issue has been published and the second issue is near completion.
Wayward Studios is a cross-country comic making due behind the ongoing webcomics Jikoshia and Skyborne. We have successfully crowdfunded two books, completed five 24-hour comics, spoken on panels and podcasts about our work, and helped to found the Washington DC based comics collective Square City Comics which provides a space for independent creators to give and receive feedback and share resources to break into the comics scene.
Olivia Berrier is often clueless and always shoeless. She left behind many footprints at Hollins University in Virginia, where she studied Creative Writing and Mathematics. After college, her bare feet have carried her through many experiences, but her life remains anchored by writing. Olivia writes fantasy fiction, sometimes with a mathematical inclination, and has been dropping stories like breadcrumbs across the Internet since 2007.
K. S. Brenowitz
K. S. Brenowitz, Illustrator, cartoonist, and wearer of one seriously sweet hat, K.S. Brenowitz is know for both her strikingly complex linework and twisted sense of humor. She specializes in sci-fi, horror and fantasy.