Locust Moon Comics Festival

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

Creator Spotlights: Heinly, Roundy, Sienkiewicz, Duffey & Glass

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Beth Heinly
Beth Heinly writes a weekly journal comic for entitled the 3:00 book. Her self-published works include short stories derived from the horror genre whose subplots echo her real life. She also self-publishes an annual zine, Septa Posters, that satirically mimics posters seen on Philadelphia’s public transit – pointing out the often sexist, racist & classist forms of advertising. When she’s not drawing, she enjoys being a performance artist, independent curator, member of Vox Populi & reblogging porn on tumblr.

Twitter: @bethheinly

Bill Roundy
Bill Roundy is a Brooklyn-based cartoonist, nerd, and alcohol enthusiast. For the last 4 years, his comic strip Bar Scrawl has explored Brooklyn bars and cocktail culture. He has also drawn gay romance comics for the anthologies Young Bottoms in Love, Boy Trouble, and Anything That Loves, and last year his comic about dating transgender men, Orientation Police made him famous on the Internet. He also draws a lot of goblins.

Twitter: @bartoonist

Bill Sienkiewicz
Bill Sienkiewicz is an Eisner-winning, Emmy-nominated artist best known for revamping the style of comic and graphic novel illustration from 1980 onward, most notably with Marvel Comic’s Elektra: Assassin and his acclaimed graphic novel Stray Toasters, earning him an international reputation and cult status across media industries. His work has graced the National Museum of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; galleries in Paris, Barcelona and Tuscany; Spain’s famed La Semana Negra (The Black Week) Festival; advertising campaigns for Nike, MTV and Nissan; posters for The Green Mile and 2006 Winter Olympics; and magazines such as Entertainment Weekly and Spin.

Twitter: @sinKEVitch

Brendan Duffey
Brendan is a New York City based animator and illustrator, although he originally hails from the balmy shores of Boston, Massachusetts. By day he works as a motion graphics artist, and by night he draws pictures that tell stories. Dreaming of Athanor is his first graphic novel.

Twitter: @BcDuffey

Bryan J.L. Glass
Bryan J.L. Glass is the multiple Harvey Award winning co-creator/writer of The Mice Templar from Image Comics, and of Furious from Dark Horse Comics. A contributor to DC Comics’ Adventures of Superman, his Marvel Comics credentials include Thor: Crown of Fools, First Thunder, and Valkyrie, as well as adapting Magician, the Riftwar Saga and Cirque du Soleil’s . Special projects have included Thor: Son of Asgard video game and Thor: Valor for Burger King’s Kids Club. He also developed the world and characters of the Forgotten City series for Kid Domino and wrote the first arc. Bryan’s first work in the comic industry was in the role of photographer, providing photo covers and interiors to such 80s series as The Elementals, Mage, and Punisher Armory. His earliest writing projects in the ’90s were Spandex Tights and Ship of Fools. After a brief hiatus from the industry, Bryan returned in 2003 with his first Mice Templar short stories, followed by Quixote: a novel and 86 Voltz: The Dead Girl.

Twitter: @BJLG


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