Locust Moon Comics Festival

Fourth annual celebration of comics and graphic arts. Saturday, October 31, 2015. Philadelphia, PA.

2014 Creator Spotlights: Hood, Mok, Rel, McCammon, Birdsall, FP & Marra

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Andy Hood
Andy Hood is a cartoonist from Hoffman Estates, Illinois. He began self-publishing comics in 2013. Since then, he has distributed his work to comic and book stores across North America, spanning Los Angeles, Chicago, Nova Scotia, Portland, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City.

Twitter: @AndysHotDogs

Annie Mok
Annie Mok (b. 1986) studied at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, and lives in West Philly. She makes work as an illustrator, comics writer (collaborative), and solo cartoonist. Her recent works include the three-part Shadow Manifesto on ZEAL, and Gem Pockets with Dawson Walker in Vertigo Quarterly: Magenta (part of the CMYK series). She loves to draw sliding-scale cost portraits at fests.

Twitter: @HeyAnnieMok

Cartoonist, illustrator, and writer, Rel graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a Bachelors in Fine Arts in 2011. She currently writes a daily strip comic called School of World, and both writes and draws a weekly comic called Witchery etc.

Twitter: @awkwanaut

Ashley McCammon, Laura Birdsall & FP
Ashley, Laura, and FP are illustrators and designers from the NJ/NY area making art and comics about monsters and ne’er do wells.

Twitter: @draculing

Benjamin Marra
Benjamin Marra is the notorious, controversial, and influential comic creator of the comic books Night Business, Gangsta Rap Posse, The Incredibly Fantastic Adventures of Maureen Dowd (A Work of Satire and Fiction), and Lincoln Washington: Free Man! Marra has drawn comparisons to mainstream masters like Paul Gulacy and Jim Steranko, as well as underground comix legends like R. Crumb and Spain Rodriguez, and even the Beat writers. His art is beyond the cutting edge. His work is in the cut itself.

Twitter: @tditionalcomics


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