Contributors

Dean Trippe, Editor is the creator of the superhero parody webcomic, Butterfly, the co-founder and editor of Project: Rooftop, and as the co-host of The Last Cast podcast. His most recent work, a short, autobiographical comic dealing with childhood trauma and the power of fictional heroes, is called Something Terrible. Dean is a former comic shop manager, a lifelong superheroes fan, and has an actual degree in comic books. Link

Chris Arrant is a writer and designer who co-founded Project: Rooftop with Trippe in 2006 and served as an editor on the site. He has written extensively about comics for Marvel Entertainment, MTV, Newsarama.com, ComicBookResources.com and iFanboy.com. He also serves as News Editor for CartoonBrew.com. He has also entered the comics writing fray with stories in the anthologies Tori Amos’ Comic Book Tattoo, 24Seven Vol. 2, Negative Burn and No Formula: Stories From The Chemistry Set. Link

Vito Delsante is a comic book writer/graphic novelist/letterer/editor.  He’s written for DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Image Comics, AdHouse Books, and Simon & Schuster, among others and his stories have been reprinted in other countries.  He’s written well known characters such as Batman, Superman, Scooby-Doo, Wolverine, and even Albert Einstein.  His work can be seen on the creator owned titles, Prisoner of None, World War Mob (New Paradigm Studios) and the forthcoming Stray.  He lives in New York City with his wife Michelle, his daughter, Sadie, and his dog, Kirby.  Link

Glen Weldon is a writer who reviews books and comics for NPR.org. He is a contributor to NPR’s Monkey See blog, and is a regular panelist on NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. He’s received a bunch of writing-fellowship-thingies in his time, and his short fiction has appeared in a lot of literary magazines and anthologies read chiefly by people who want to get their short fiction in literary magazines and anthologies. So, you know: Score. Also he likes Aquaman more than is generally considered healthy.

Jessica Plummer blogs about comics and other pop culture-y things at Jess’s (Somewhat) Grown-Up Type Blog and is the president of the Board of Directors of Girl-Wonder.Org. She is pro-Superman’s little red shorts and doesn’t care who knows it.

Joel Priddy is a cartoonist, illustrator, and professor in Memphis, TN. His work includes the award-winning Pulpatoon: Pilgrimage and The Preposterous Voyages of IronHide Tom. Link

“Calamity” Jon Morris is a Washington-based cartoonist, designer, writer, drunkard, internet ape and two-fisted king of the hobos. He is the also the creator of the Ignatz-nominated webcomic J”, has appeared on This American Life, and once slapped an ostrich across the face because the ostrich deserved it. Link

Rachel Edidin fled academia to make comic books. These days, she’s an editor, writer, and pirate queen of the moon. Link

Jordan Gibson is comic book illustrator and colorist from Austin, Texas who loves costume redesign and is terrible at writing his own bios. Link