and comic books
and comic books
Ed Brisson is a comic book writer who first started to garner attention with his self-published crime series MURDER BOOK. He broke into the public spotlight in 2012 with the crime/time-travel thriller series COMEBACK (Shadowline/Image Comics). In the short time since then, he's written and co-created four other series published by Image: SHELTERED, THE FIELD, THE MANTLE and THE VIOLENT.
His self-published series MURDER BOOK was collected and released by Dark Horse in early 2015.
Ed has also written for BOOM (SONS OF ANARCHY, CLUSTER, THE LAST CONTRACT), Marvel (BULLSEYE, SECRET AVENGERS), DC (BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNAL), IDW (TMNT/X-FILES CONSPIRACY) and many others.
He's been nominated for the Joe Shuster Award for Best Canadian Writer several times.
He lives in Kelowna with his wife and daughter.
Ryan Ferrier is a Canadian comic book writer best known for the acclaimed series D4VE, D4VE2, HOT DAMN (with IDW), KENNEL BLOCK BLUES, and CURB STOMP (with Boom! Studios).
As well as writing two volumes of SONS OF ANARCHY, he has written for such properties as Marvel's SECRET WARS: BATTLEWORLD, GODZILLA, HEAVY METAL, REGULAR SHOW, and BRAVEST WARRIORS.
Ryan is also an accomplished comic letterer, having worked on series for Image, Dark Horse, Boom! Studios, Oni Press, IDW, and Black Mask Studios.
Tini Howard is a swamp witch and comic book writer living in the Carolina wilds. She's best known for her series THE SKEPTICS, debuting October 2016 from Black Mask Comics, and her work in the nationally recognized SECRET LOVES OF GEEK GIRLS.
She's worked on properties for Boom! (MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: PINK), Image/Top Cow (MAGDALENA, POSEIDON IX), and Papercutz (BARBIE, TROLLS). Her anthology work includes the OATH ANTHOLOGY OF NEW HEROES, and the upcoming #EndTheStigma mental health anthology.
Additionally, Tini occasionally writes about comics for outlets such as Paste Magazine and Teen Vogue.
Curt Pires is a writer/filmmaker based out of Calgary, Alberta. His most recent series THE FOREVERS is currently serialized monthly through Black Mask Studios.
Other works include THE FICTION, THE TOMORROWS and POP published by Boom! Studios and Dark Horse Comics respectively.
In addition to his comics output he currently has several Film/Television projects in active development, two of which are adaptations of his own work, in collaboration with Imperative Entertainment and 20th Century Fox.
Christopher Sebela is a two-time Eisner-nominated writer and graphic designer who lives in the midst of the Portland housing crisis. He writes comics and prose. But mostly comics.
His creator-owned works include:
• HIGH CRIMES • HEARTTHROB • WE(L)COME BACK
• DEAD LETTERS • CRUEL BIOLOGY
He's written for Boom Studios, Dark Horse, DC, Marvel and Dark Horse on such titles as:
• INJUSTICE: GROUND ZERO • DEMONIC • SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED • ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK • ALIEN VS. PREDATOR • CAPTAIN MARVEL • GHOST
He is currently working on his first offering for 2HP, other new creator-owned books and finishing a prose nonfiction book about living in Tonopah, Nevada's Clown Motel entitled I LIVE IN A CLOWN MOTEL.
He likes coffee, sunsets, dogs and horror movies.