Michael Bencik is an illustrator, writer, and designer that takes world adventure seriously. He spent the last nine months doing research in Asia for his autobiographical comic One Way Ticket – South East Asia. In the book and web series he details his adventures being chased by Orangutans in Sumatra, gambling in the back of a cock fighting arena in the Philippines, and language barriers in Cambodia, among many other exciting adventures.
Michael is the co-creator/illustrator for The Nine Lives of One Eyed Jack from Silent Devil Comics; illustrator/character designer for Letter Pals, a literacy program for children, and artist for the Rocky Goes To Ohio State children’s book. He does illustration, toy design, graphics, and layout for numerous companies including Letter Pals, Children’s Literacy Initiative, and Tyco Toys.
In 2014 Mike will be publishing the graphic novel One Way Ticket – South East Asia.