Media Release — Julia Wertz – creator of the critically acclaimed Drinking at the Movies and Fart Party. Originally from San Francisco, but now in New York, Wertz’s autobiographical work lives online and in print.
Colleen Coover – best known for her adults-only Small Favors, she has gone on to be an artist for X-Men: First Class and variety of other Marvel titles, as well as Banana Sunday. Coover’s Gingerbread Girl with Paul Tobin is set to be published in May by Top Shelf Productions.
Paul Tobin – writer for such titles as Model, Inc., Marvel Adventures, and Predators. In May, Tobin’s second collaboration with Colleen Coover, Gingerbread Girl, will be published by Top Shelf Productions.
Scott Kurtz – creator of the popular webcomic Player vs. Player (PvP); now in its thirteenth year online, the daily strip has garnered an Eisner and Harvey Award.
Kris Straub – creator of Chainsawsuit, Starslip, Checkerboard Nightmare and several others. Straub is also the co-creator of the web-short series Blamimation with PvP creator Scott Kurtz.
About Stumptown Comics Fest:
The Stumptown Comics Fest is the largest creator-focused comics convention in the Pacific Northwest. The event will be held on April 16-17, 2011 at the Oregon Convention Center. Check stumptowncomics.com for further information, and follow us on Twitter at @StumptownComics and on Facebook for the latest news and announcements about the schedule, exhibitor lists, and much more.