About the Artists

Marine Tempels is a Belgian-born artist and illustrator residing in Chicago. She is inspired by the body postures, shapes, and textures of life. Through line, contour, and thoughtful omissions of color and detail, she hopes to breathe life and mystery into her work.

#554: The Smell of Magic







Emily Torem is a Chicago native, currently writing and illustrating from Logan Square. She loves to cook, write about it, and eat, probably in that order. She has no sense of direction, so don’t ask her where the Lake is.

#412: The Firebird Suite#394: Lily Be's Coming for You#331: Dumpster Tapes#283: The Murderess Down the Block#261: The Gold Coast Bagpipes







#400: Lady Ginger Tells You What It's Like, Part 2

#475: How They Joined the Circus — Captain Hammer and the Groupie
















Dmitry Samarov is a painter and writer in Chicago.

He no longer drives a cab.

#178: The Comic Book Beat

 #175: A Waltz on the Roof

#168: Hunting Ben Hecht, Part 4

#166: Hunting Ben Hecht, Part 3

 #159: Humboldt Horror#158: Hunting Ben Hecht, Part 2

#155: The Good, the Bad and the Doorman

#141: Green Beings#140: Evil Twins#138: Old St. Pat's

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