Rosaire Appel lives in New York, makes books and digital prints, and almost always carries a camera. Her website is: rosaireappel.com
Derik A Badman makes comics that are of interest to about a dozen people. Many of his works are created under constraint or through appropriation. See more of his work and his writing about comics at: madinkbeard.com
Mark Connery is an artist and zine maker who’s always called Toronto home. His first book, Melamine Car Bomb, was published in 2011 by Half World Books.
Michael DeForge is the creator of the comic book series Lose. Winner of the 2010 Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent, he also does illustration, gig posters and the occasional gallery show. More info at: kingtrash.com
Larry Eisenstein is a Toronto-based visual artist obsessed with making strange marks on paper. Through countless drawings of free-form viral shape-clusters, he compulsively exploits line and explores form. Go to: larryeisenstein.com
Jessica Fortner is an award-winning illustrator from Toronto, Canada, focusing on editorial, advertising and children’s illustration. Her illustrations have appeared in publications such asJuxtapoz, Ammo Magazine,Digital Arts, Architectural Review and The New York Times. Her website: jessicafortner.com
Christopher Green is from Alaska. He now lives in Toronto. He makes comics every Sunday. He believes every day is Sunday. He is a good man. He is a bad man. He has been digitized at: wallofballoons.com
Jesse Jacobs draws comics and other things, some of which can be viewed at: jessejacobs.ca — his books include: Even The Giants (AdHouse, 2011) and By This Shall You Know Him (Koyama Press, 2012).
Dunja Jankovic makes comics, collages, installations, music, video, organizes festivals, teaches and lives on 2 continents, simultaneously. See: tripica.org
Jim Johnstone is an award-winning Toronto-based writer, and a physiologist. He is the author of three books of poetry: Sunday, the locusts (Tightrope Books, 2011), Patternicity (Nightwood Editions, 2010) and The Velocity of Escape (Guernica Editions, 2008).
Mark Laliberte is an artist-author-curator-designer hybrid. His pageworks have appeared in journals across the land. His books include BRICKBRICKBRICK (BookThug) and Grey Supreme 01 (Koyama Press). See: marklaliberte.com + marklaliberte.tumblr.com
Aaron Linton was reared on a healthy diet of cartoons, comics and nature documentaries. At age 11, his Dad brought home a Super 8 camera and he made his first short film, Lizard Man Attacks Lego Town. The experience sparked his passion for miniature worlds, moving pictures and storytelling. Check out more at: aaronlinton.com
Billy Mavreas is a Montreal based artist and co-director of the gallery/boutique Monastiraki. His art practice is based on accumulation and accretion, consisting of various personal collections, ephemeral scraps and an assortment of found objects that resonate with him on an aesthetic and spiritual level. Visit: billymavreas.blogspot.com + monastiraki.blogspot.com
Andrei Molotiu is the author of Nautilus, a collection of his comics, and the editor of Abstract Comics: The Anthology. He teaches in the art history department at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is currently writing a book on Steve Ditko’s Amazing Spider-Man. See more of his art at: blotcomics.blogspot.com
M T M L is a Canadian art collaborative. Through their projects, they strive to find ways to extract ‘pop’ from the unpopular. No website.
Marc Ngui lives and works in Toronto, ON. See more of his wonderful illustrated work at: bumblenut.com
Jason Paradiso is an editor/poet/writer/artist. He is currently working on a collection of rearranged poetry, Cut Lines & Pulled Quotes, inspired by and created with clipped/edited headlines and decks from dated magazines.
Henrik Rehr was born in Odense, Denmark in 1964. He has published 23 graphic novels and two syndicated comics strips as well as numerous illustrations. He smiles when he wakes up in the morning, even on Mondays.
Ethan Rilly is a cartoonist and illustrator from Toronto. His latest book, Pope Hats #2, is published by AdHouse Books and involves a bunch of Bay Street lawyers doing a bunch of lawyer things. Rilly currently lives in Montreal. Plenty more at: popehats.ca
Sarah Scope enjoys drawing, digital art, editing video and not much else. She lives in London, ON. Visit her at: scopesphere.tumblr.com
Fiona Smyth is a Toronto-based painter, illustrator and cartoonist. Her art work has been exhibited nationally and internationally.Her first graphic novel, for kids ages ten and up, The Never Weres was published by Annick Press in 2011. More info at: fiona-smyth.blogspot.ca
Tin Can Forest are Marek Colek and Pat Shewchuk. Collaboratively they produce art, animation and comics. More info at: tincanforest.com
Magda Trzaski is a scenester-witch who lives and plays in downtown Toronto. She received her BFA at the University of Ryerson majoring in new media, but focuses more on sculpture these days. More at: magdatrzaski.com + animamedere.tumblr.com