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Barbara Dale

Barbara Dale cartoonist, writer, and illustrator currently living in Baltimore, Maryland, a city referred to by filmmaker John Waters as, “The Big Hair Capital of the World.” Work over the […]

Mike Peraza

Mike Peraza is a Disney art director, layout artist and conceptual artist who has worked for Walt Disney Feature Animation (1978-1989), Walt Disney Television Animation (1989-1991), Disney Comics, Disney Interactive, […]

Patty Peraza

Patty Peraza was a former effects animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios from 1979-1985, and is the spouse of layout and conceptual artist Mike Peraza. Patty was one of the […]

John Rose

John Rose born in Covington, VA with a drawing pencil in my hand. Graduated from James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) in 1986, with a BFA in Art. Worked with some […]

Guy Gilchrist

Guy cut his cartoon teeth on the stylings of Walter Lantz (Woody Woodpecker), Dr. Seuss, and Walt Disney. After high school, Guy was already working on his own children’s books […]

Bill Hinds

Bill is the drawing half of the team, with writer Jeff Millar, that created the sports comic strip Tank McNamara. Tank has been running steadily in as many as 300 […]

Hilary Price

Hilary has been drawing and writing Rhymes With Orange, her daily newspaper comic strip, since 1995. It has twice won “Best Newspaper Panel” by the National Cartoonists Society and appears […]

Eddie Pittman

Eddie grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where he taught himself how to draw in the back row of math class. As a kid, he won a 10-speed bicycle from the […]

Steve Artley

Twice named Best Editorial Cartoonist of the Year by the Minnesota Newspaper Association, Steve Artley is known for his often hard hitting cartoons in support of environmental legislation and education. […]