The Crew

Joel CarrollJoel Carroll lives in Central Florida, teaches video game development and draws
comics and robots in his spare time.

You can find his work and various social networking links at

Comic: Topaz
Favorite Nebula: NGC 6543 Cat’s Eye Nebula

Katie CookKatie Cook is a comic book artist and illustrator. She enjoys cats.

She’s worked on licenses ranging from Star Wars to Marvel Comics to Lord of the Rings to Fraggle Rock and more. Cartooning is all she’s ever wanted to do with her life (besides her ambition to be a muppet or a robot as a child).

Katie’s art as well as a lengthy history of her work can be found at

Comic: Gronk
Favorite Nebula: Omega Nebula

Otis FramptonOtis Frampton is a writer and artist best known from creating the Oddly Normal graphic novel series. He has done illustration work for Lucasfilm, New Line Cinema, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, The Topps Trading Card Company and Upper Deck. You can see more of Otis’s work at!

Comic: Escape From Planet Nowhere
Favorite Nebula: "Pillars of Creation" from the Eagle Nebula

James AndersonJames Anderson, disguised as a graphic artist and illustrator by day, in the evenings and weekends becomes a volunteer at the famed Strang Institute’s Mission Control. There he transcribes the exploits of Ellie on Planet X into comic form for everyone to enjoy on the world wide web.

Comic: Ellie on Planet X
Favorite Nebula: The Ring Nebula

Dani JonesDani Jones is a children’s illustrator whose work has been featured in picture books, magazines, and educational publishing. Her clients include Price Stern Sloan, Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw-Hill, and Scholastic. She’s illustrated several picture books including Elfis and The Best Mariachi in the World. My Sister, the Freak is her first venture into comics.

Comic: My Sister, the Freak
Favorite Nebula: Horsehead Nebula

Mike MaihackMike Maihack is a fan of ice cream. But not soft serve ice cream. Technically that’s not even considered ice cream. It’s called "frozen custard" and should be classified as such. Although, when you swirl candy in it like those Blizzards they have at DQ, it’s pretty good.

Comic: Cleopatra in Space!
Favorite Nebula: Hourglass Nebula

Eddie PittmanEddie Pittman grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where he taught himself how to draw in the back row of math class. After years in the animation industry, he decided to break out into the lucrative world of webcomics. Red’s Planet is his first graphic novel.

Eddie currently resides near Orlando, Florida with his beautiful wife, Beth, his brilliant daughters Ginny and Teagan and his cat Dr. Dean Frederick Ferdinand Finster Newton Amadeus Montague IV.

Comic: Red’s Planet
Favorite Nebula: Mutara Nebula! (from Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan)