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Scott Langteau

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Writer: Sofa Boy, 

The Question,

Just Here to Save the World, BULLIED, and The Frog at the Window.

Growing up in the small town of Seymour Wisconsin, playtime came ready-made with Scott's 11 brothers and sisters.  No lie!  Having fun then meant grabbing a sibling, heading outside and imagining a world around you.


That imagination brought Scott a Masters  in Theater from Villanova University and to L.A. where he has worked as an actor, writer, and producer for nearly 15 years.  Best known for his work on the acclaimed Medal of Honor game franchise, Scott has worked for the likes of DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, and the Jim Henson Company.


The co-founder of the video game development studio Spark Unlimited, Scott resides happily in a humble abode in Hollywood, CA.  He hopes this book (for reading!) is some small consolation to the game addictions he may have unwittingly helped inflict on so many for so long...

Michaela Brannon


Born and raised in Pasadena, California, Michaela Brannon has always had a strong affinity for the creative arts. After attending the California State Summer School for the Arts (C.S.S.S.A.) in 2012 for sculpture and painting, she decided to pursue a career in the field of animation.

She graduated in the spring of 2018 from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California with honors, now holding a BFA in Illustration Entertainment Arts. 

When she is not working, Michaela can be found dog whispering, binge watching “Twin Peaks”, or spending time with her friends and family.

Illustrator: The Frog at the Window.

Erik Ly

Erik Ly is a contemporary illustrator from Los Angeles, CA.


If he's not drawing or tabling at conventions, you can probably catch him watching reruns of Seinfeld or creating yet another playlist on iTunes.


He also loves sushi and has an unhealthy obsession with wasabi. 

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Illustrator: BULLIED.

Growing up in Southern California, Lidat has been drawing since he was just a little kid watching animals at the zoo.  A good portion of his childhood was spent engulfed in comic books and playing video games not unlike many other kids his age. 

After finishing high school and spending a few years at UC Irvine, he decided it was time to take a shot at drawing for a living and enrolled at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena - from which he graduated in 2007. 

Since then, Lidat has provided a wide variety of concept art, storyboards and illustrations for companies like Disney, Sony, and Vivendi Universal. 

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Illustrator: The Question.

Rion Vernon


Rion Vernon, the son of an artist / designer, has been doing freelance artwork since the age of eight years old.
After graduating high school, he was hired at Stan Winston Studio (Terminator, Jurassic Park) and has continued working as a character designer for such companies as DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, Sony, Nickelodeon, Paramount and New Line Cinema.
Rion lives in Southern California working as a freelance artist. He also enjoys writing brief autobiographies in the third person.

Illustrator: Sofa Boy.

Sherwin Abesamis


Just Here to Save the World.

Sherwin Abesamis is an artist living and working in Los Angeles.
 He was born in the bustling city of Manila, Philippines in 1977, and shortly thereafter emigrated to the United States. 

He has participated in group exhibitions at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California and Light Grey Lab in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Currently, he is working on illustrations for Shake the Moon Books' newest title: "Just Here to Save the World" and in the animation industry as a background painter for companies such as Hasbro Studios and Titmouse Inc..  


Sherwin also helps teach an Introduction to Digital Painting class, instructing students on how to render different materials in Photoshop and how to maximize the program's strengths to meet the daily requirements of a fast-moving production schedule.

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