Meredith creates the webcomic Octopus Pie, a comic about twenty-something women living and working in Brooklyn. Amazingly funny and powerfully resonant, Octopus Pie has a whole lot of appeal. When she's not scripting and drawing some of the most interesting comics around, Meredith teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York, guiding a class through creating a proper web presence. Read Octopus Pie at octopuspie.com or in the print editions!
Brian co-creates BLACK JACK KETCHUM, a wrong-man weird western with its roots based in a family relation. On top of that, he greatly enjoys the classic film Conan the Barbarian, particularly the way it's a little deeper than it appears on the surface.
Sam co-creates the outrageous and pointed CITIZEN JACK with Tommy Patterson. In it, a scandal-plagued, smalltown politician named Jack makes a deal with a demon named Marlinspike that catapults him from local joke to viable candidate for the highest office in the land. Sam discusses the origins of the series, and also shares his experience attending a recent Rihanna concert.
Kevin discusses breaking into comics as a colorist, working with Kyle Baker on Circuit-Breaker, and the funny chemistry they have together. In the latter portion of the show, he talks about introducing cartoons—both classic and modern—to his son, and bonding over the experience.
The final session from Image Expo featured the comics creatorsNathan Fairbairn, Brenden Fletcher, Juan Gedeon, Karl Kerschl,Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr, & Brandon Thomas. They discussedtheir glee at being part of the Image Comics family, working witheditors, and why colorists are super cool.