Staff

Lee_lightfootLee Lightfoot (President & Publisher) is an artist from East Yorkshire, UK, working predominantly in narrative art. He studied a BA in Fine Art before a three-year part-time MA in Popular Culture, the last two years a specialism in cinema, and a dissertation on body horror cinema. In 2011 he founded Black Ship Books to pursue his interest in narrative. Lee has also worked on concept art for small film production companies, and has provided art for numerous sketch card series, including Cryptozoic’s The Walking Dead series and Upper Deck’s Marvel Premier cards.

appmanEvan Henry (Editor-in-Chief) is an editor, writer, and letterer of comics. Just across the pond from Lee, he has worked in the field of comics journalism since 2010, writing for sites including InGenre.com and Broken Frontier. His writing has focused on such topics as comics-as-literature,  the intersection of digital media and sequential art, and the influence of religion and mysticism on pop culture. He is currently pursuing a BA in English.

 

LJ PhillipsLJ Phillips is a graphic designer and illustrator who has participated in numerous exhibitions and projects, both in South Africa and overseas. He has worked on and off in indie comics since 2009. His print comics, Ministry and Alpha, have been positively reviewed by sites as varied as Altern8, Fanboy Reviews and ComicsAlliance.

 

 

 

Jeremy BishopWhen not busy trying to keep an 8-year-old boy in line, Jeremy Bishop likes to spend time with his girlfriend catching up on movies, attempting to catch up on comics, and doing his best to stay in shape. You can follow Jeremy on Twitter @jmoney1776.

 

 

 

 

Richard LaRichard Lariosrios is an anarchist organizer working out of Los Angeles. He is part owner of an up and coming QSR concept called Dirt Dog which gives back 10% of its profits to the community in programs/projects/events voted on by the people at the establishment. He also contributes regularly, under his pen name “Until Victory or Death”, for the Black Flag Newsletter, which is put out by the Free Association of Anarchists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marcus E. T.Marcus E.T. is a writer of prose and comics, primarily in the sci-fi and fantasy genres, and an aspiring screenwriter and playwright as well. He is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University with a Bachelor’s in journalism and mass communications. A regular contributor to various anthologies, Marcus has a few large writing projects and odd ideas he hopes to one day present to the world. In addition to writing, Marcus is a gamer (Pokémon and League of Legends mostly), health enthusiast, small time adventurer, cartoon lover, connoisseur of cheesecake, and an all-around nice guy (and possibly an alien depending on who you ask).