Bill Morrison

Award-winning cartoonist and illustrator Bill Morrison began his career in The Motor City as a technical illustrator. When The Simpsons creator Matt Groening founded Bongo Comics, Bill was hired on as art director and realized his cartoonist dreams when he drew the very first Simpsons comic. He quickly took on the role of Creative Director, editing Bongo’s entire output, and writing and drawing stories and covers as time permitted. Bill also worked with Groening on early character designs for the TV show Futurama and served as the series art director. In addition to his work on The Simpsons and Futurama, Bill has written and drawn his own comic book series; the four-time Eisner Award-nominated Roswell, Little Green Man and co-created two other comic book series, Heroes Anonymous and Lady Robotika (the latter with Jane Wiedlin of the legendary all-girl rock band, The Go-Go’s).

Siya Oum

She has worked on numerous Aspen Comics titles including her own creator-owned hit series, Lola XOXO. Oum is also illustrating covers for Marvel Comics titles such as, Spider-Woman, Star Wars and Spider-Gwen, and more. Currently, she is writing  and illustrating the second volume of Lola XOXO.

Jane Wiedlin

Jane Wiedlin is a founding member of the legendary all-female American rock band The Go-Go's and the creator of the new science fiction musical LADY ROBOTIKA: THE SPACE OPERA, based on her comic book, written with Bill Morrison.  The Go-Go's achieved enormous success in the 1980's, selling out venues all over the world. Her ground breaking band was the first ever all-girl group to write their own songs, play their own instruments, and reach platinum. Jane has released six solo albums. Rolling Stone magazine called "Kissproof World" a "solo tour de force by an entrepreneur, an actress and rock goddess". She’s appeared in STAR TREK IV, BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, and CLUE, among many others.  She is also a playwright, a comic book author, an actor, and animal rights activist. Jane is newly transplanted to Hawaii and is totally stoked to be here!

Sam Campos

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Sam Campos was born and raised in Hawaii, and was 14 years old when he conceptualized Pineapple Man. A decade later featured him in what would become a critically acclaimed comic books series.  Sam went on to teach graphic and sequential art for the University of Hawaii. He's also worked in television and film, doing fight choreography, costume & weapons design and storyboards.  After picking up and going to work in Hollywood for a time, Sam returned home to develop Dragonfly, a supernatural martial arts series which takes place in Hawaii.  The show combines the things he loved while growing up;  action movies, Hawaiian legends and science fiction.  In the process, he pioneered the use of 3D rapid prototyping technology in costume fabrication.  Founder of the Hawaii Hero Alliance, a group of costumed actors that spread Aloha to children and adults.  Also founder of the Hawaii Comic Book Alliance, a group of Artists and publishers. Though still busy with Pineapple Man and Dragonfly, Sam is working on other film projects, directing and editing music videos