Cory Levine served as an editorial staffer for Marvel Comics where he edited hundreds of collected editions of comic books, encyclopedic handbooks, special edition magazines and foreign-licensed comics including the company’s well-received line of Soleil graphic album adaptations. He is the owner-operator of First Edition Publishing, Inc., offering editorial packaging, graphic design and pre-press production services. His writing is featured in the Ben10 Omniverse and Monsuno: Combat Chaos graphic novel series from VIZ Media imprint Perfect Square. Cory is the writer and co-creator of Bowery Boys: Our Fathers, an original graphic novel published by Dark Horse Comics. He teaches graphic design at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Sounds like he’s a little too pleased with himself.
A graduate of the School of Visual Arts, artist Ian Bertram was chosen as the Best New Talent of 2011 by Comicbookjesus.com, and selected to the Society of Illustrators 2012 Student Scholarship Competition. His work has appeared in the anthology magazine INK, as well as comics published by DC, Marvel, Dark Horse and Image Comics. He has been a featured artist at New York’s City Bird Gallery, Greenpoint Gallery and the 30 Rooms art gathering. Ian is the artist and co-creator of the original graphic novel Bowery Boys: Our Fathers, published by Dark Horse Comics. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Brent David McKee has worked for various skateboard companies, licensed Nintendo products, Marvel/Upperdeck’s Marvel Masterpiece cards and comic book work The Glass Tarantula for Sequentialink.com. His work appeared in Image Comics’ Noble Causes with Geoff Johns and the Eisner-nominated anthology Outlaw Territory.