Randy Emberlin is a comic book artist, though he
has spent the past 30 years working in a variety
of creative fields. Whether as an illustrator of
educational books or an animator on over 50
television commercials, he has made his presence
felt through his style and sensibilities.
Over the last 20 years he is probably best known
for his work as an inker in comics, with a resume
that includes long runs on Amazing Spider-Man,
Web of Spider-Man, GI Joe, Doctor
Strange, Alien Legion, Star Wars
Tales, Mr. T for British publisher
AP Comics, Ghost and the R.I.P.D.graphic
novel from the movie for Dark Horse, and Left
Behind for Wildstorm. Randy is currently
inking a 28 pg. chapter called "Matthew" in a 140
pg. Biblical graphic novel called The Twelve
for the Kingstone Media Group. He has worked with
a wide range of pencilers and has many distinctive
styles that fans are well acquainted with.
Randy's presentation of "The Dynamic Art of
Comics" is presented at numerous Portland OR
schools. Randy and his wife Judy also host 3
weeks of Summer Comic Book Art Camps for
students, ages 8-16 in their hometown of Portland,
Rick is a comic book and storyboard artist. He
started in the comics industry in the mid 1970ís
assisting Russ Manning on the early Star Wars and
Tarzan newspaper strips. He also ghosted Sunday
pages for Fred Kida on the Spider-Man strip.
Moving on to Marvel Comics, Rick contributed
artwork for Star Wars, Savage Sword Of Conan, What
If...?, Kull The Conqueror, Iron Man and Invaders.
In the years following his work at Marvel, Rick
mainly drew for DC Comics on such titles as The
Brave and the Bold, Batman, Green Arrow, Green
Lantern, All-Star Squadron, Justice League and the
New Gods as well as Roger Rabbit for Disney. Rick
also collaborated with Steve Englehart to create
The Strangers series for Malibu's Ultraverse line.
Recently, he worked with collaborator (and
Bellingham Comicon Guest) Stefano Gaudiano on the
art for the Batman Family series at DC Comics.
Besides his comics work, Rick has been active in
animation since 1978 as a storyboard artist, model
designer, and layout artist for Hanna-Barbera,
Ruby Spears, Filmation, Universal, Disney, Cartoon
Network, Warner Bros., and many others. Just a few
of the series to his credit are Godzilla,
Superfriends, G.I. Joe, Jem, Defenders of the
Earth, Justice League, and Teenage Mutant Ninja
Rick also served as a director/producer for Marvel
Productions, where he co-created the first X-Men
cartoon, Pryde of The X-Men. Other Marvel work
includes Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes,
Ultimate Spider-Man, Spider-Man and His Amazing
Friends, The Incredible Hulk, War of The Worlds:
Goliath, and Hulk & The Agents of S.M.A.S.H.
In addition, he has done great amounts of line
artwork and production sketches for the official
Star Wars style guide and merchandise for
Rick is currently the Lead Cinematic Storyboard
Artist at 343 Industries for Halo.
Check out Rick on Facebook and his website
Aaron has been a comic book artist, cartoonist,
book author and illustrator for over 20 years.His
first big break came in 1993 when Publisher Dave
Olbrich and Editor-in-Chief Chris Ulm hired Aaron
to draw Sludge for Malibu's new Ultraverse
One thing led to another and soon Aaron had a full
blown career in comics.
Aaron's career in commercial and comic art has
continued on for more than 20 years. In that time
Aaron has worked on a wide variety of characters
including: Spider-Man, The X-men,
The Hulk, The Avengers, Batman,
Plastic Man, Green Lantern, Superboy,
Xena, Star Trek, Gen 13, Mystic,
Ms. Marvel, Wonder Woman, Justice
League and Atomic Toybox.
In 1995 he founded the successful comic art
studio, Studiosaurus, that lasted until 1998.
Aaron is currently penciling part of the Convergence
weekly series for DC.
OTHER NOTABLE WORKS INCLUDE:
- Detective Comics #26, 28, 29
- Sword of Sorcery(Amethyst feature) #0-8
(covers on #'s 1-8)-
- Justice League International 1-5, 6-12
(covers on #'s 1and 2 only)
- Weird Worlds #1-6 ) and My Greatest
Adventure #1-6 (Garbage Man feature)
- Wonder Woman 20-23, 26-30, 32-36, 38-40
(covers on #'s 20-41)
- Incredible Hulk #96-99, 102 and 103
- New 52 Future's End
Aaron is currently writing and illustrating his
creator owned project, Power Cubed
(formerly Atomic Toybox) for Dark Horse
Comics. This will initially be a 4-issue
mini-series debuting in September 2015. Watch
Aaron's blog for frequent art samples and updates
on the project as it progresses.
Keep up with Aaron on www.aaronlopresti.com and
his Facebook page www.facebook.com/aaron.lopresti.5
Keith is an Emmy award winning veteran animation
and comics art professional. Best known for his
storyboard work for cartoon shows of the eighties
and nineties like Pinky and the Brain, Animaniacs,
Tiny Toons, Baby Looney Tunes, GI
Joe, Transformers, Spider-Man,
X-Men, Transformers, Robotix, He Man, Shera, Jem
and the Holograms, Conan the Adventurer, Exo
Squad, Street Fighter, Duck Tails, Rescue
Rangers, Tailspin, Ghostbusters, Addams Family,
Sky Commanders, Garfield, Courage The Cowardly
Dog, God the Devil and Bob, Pocket Dragons,
Earthworm Jim, and a whole lot more.
Keith's comic book work includes two years as a
cover artist for Disney comics penciling Roger
Rabbit, Rescue Rangers, Goofy, Little Mermaid
Magazine, Disney postage stamps and more.
His other comics work includes centerfolds for Tiny
Toon Adventures Magazine, Looney Tunes Magazine,
TSR's Agent 13, Alien Worlds, Eternity Smith,
Looney Tunes comics and magazine, the award
winning George Washington Carver, Alexander
Grahm Bell and Apollo 13 graphic
novels, and many, others.
Keith's movie credits include animated effects for
Star Trek II: the Wrath of Kahn, Conan I,
and John Carpenter's the Thing.
Storyboards for Robo Cop III, Hideaway,
Addams Family Reunion, Casper: A Spirited
Beginning, Casper Meets Wendy, Richie Richís
Christmas Wish, and some others.