Locust Moon Comics Festival

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

Creator Spotlights: Lee, Nicholas, Comey, Heimer & Kaminski

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Jade F. Lee
Jade F. Lee is a DC area cartoonist, illustrator, and educator. She has exhibited her work at various indie comic shows and fan conventions such as Small Press Expo and Otakon. In 2013, her self-published comic Weapon Girls Vol. 01: Waltz was selected to be donated to the Small Press Expo Collection at the Library of Congress. She is currently working on a webcomic titled Ursula Minor, a magical realist dramedy about a girl raised by bears and her antics involving campers, girl scouts, and the like as she figures her way through adolescence.

Twitter: @dumplingheart

Jamar Nicholas
Jamar is an award-winning graphic novelist, adapting and illustrating Geofrey Canada’s Fist Stick Knife Gun, and created influential webcomic Detective Boogaloo: Hip Hop Cop for filmmaker Kevin Smith’s He is also a writer and columnist for Draw!, the ‘how-to’ magazine for comics and cartooning, as well as tri-host of Comic Book Diner, a podcast on the business of comics. His next graphic novel, Leon: Protector of the Playground will be released in Fall 2014. Jamar also is a professor at Arcadia University, Moore College of Art and Drexel University, lecturing about comic book illustration and creation.

Twitter: @jamarnicholas

James Comey
James Comey is a cartoonist living and working in Philadelphia, Pa. Along with his various self-published mini-comix his work has appeared in Colonial Comics from Fulcrum Publishing and the Locust Moon Press anthologies Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream, Once Upon A Time Machine, and Quarter Moon. James also has an amazing mustache and paints a lot of murals.

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James Heimer
James received his BFA in Illustration from Uarts in 2004. Since, he has spent most waking hours drawing, painting, and sometimes screen-printing for a variety of clients. His poster work has been shown at The Museum of Design Atlanta, Drexel University, Civilian Art Projects, and in John Foster’s Dirty Fingernails. His buddy Jeff once described his drawing style as a blunt instrument. That sounds pretty good to him and us.


James Kaminski
James Kaminski is an illustrator from New Jersey who lives and breathes comic books. I know what you’re thinking: “How does one breathe comics”, and rest assured that there is an answer, but it gets a little technical and involves funnels; I won’t get into that. He has worked in both print and digital publications for clients such as NBC, Archie Comics, and PBS. He’s a co-founder of the Philadelphia comics group known as COPOUT Artists and is a proud member of the Philadelphia Cartoonist Society. He loves Star Trek, The Incredible Hulk, Beer, and Pesto.

Twitter: @Jkamosaurus


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