Locust Moon Comics Festival

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

Creator Spotlights: Schultz, Brennan, Lavey-Heaton, Turbitt & Schwartz

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Mark Schultz
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Mark Schultz is an American cartoonist, illustrator and writer whose career spans two centuries. His lifelong interest in the sciences and natural history informs his fictional work, highlighted by the award-winning Xenozoic Tales series and the undersea adventure SubHuman, as well as such non-fiction projects as The Stuff of Life, a Graphic Guide to Genetics and DNA. He has either scripted or drawn many popular fiction icons, including Flash Gordon, The Spirit, Tarzan and Superman. He has illustrated a collection of Robert E. Howard’s classic Conan stories and the autobiography of Charles R. Knight. Currently, Schultz writes Prince Valiant for the newspapers, and is putting the finishing touches on his illustrated novella Storms at Sea, which will be published in Spring, 2015.

Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Mark-Schultzs-Xenozoic-Tales-and-Other-Stories

Megan Brennan
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Megan Brennan graduated from SVA in 2011. She draws a variety of comics that have wound up on the internet. Her ongoing webcomics are School of World and Pencil Pup. She likes cats.

Website: megan-brennan.com
Tumblr: megthebrennan.tumblr.com
Twitter: @megthebrennan

Megan Lavey-Heaton
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Megan Lavey-Heaton is half of the creative team behind Namesake, along with Isabelle Melançon. Described as a fairy tale version of Quantum Leap, Namesake is the story of Emma Crewe, who discovers her ability to travel to magical worlds when she accidentally lands in Oz instead of the expected “Dorothy.” This mistake causes a domino effect that reveals Emma’s role as the hero in a much larger story – where the fate of dozens of fairy tale worlds hang in the balance.

Website: namesakecomic.com
Twitter: @savvyliterate

Meghan Turbitt
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Meghan Turbitt is an artist living in Brooklyn, New York. Since 2008, Turbitt has created a multitude of autobiographical comics based loosely on (her) reality. Subjects and experiences most like would to forget, Turbitt unabashedly features in one page gag comics and mini stories. Titles include: Conan, Becoming a Kennedy, and Lady Turbo and the Terrible Cox Sucker. Her gag comics are serialized in two collections. Jaime Hernandez follows her on Twitter. You can too.

Website: meghanturbitt.tumblr.com
Twitter: @RIPMeghan

Mia Schwartz
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Mia Schwartz has built her career comfortably on crude anime girls and abject dick drawings. She recently graduated from SVA’s cartooning program after attending for 15 consecutive years.

Tumblr: miaschwartz.tumblr.com
Twitter: @mightyatom

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