In addition to being a cartoonist, Roman Muradov has designed books for Penguin Random House, including the Penguin Classics Centennial Editions of James Joyce's Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. He lives in San Francisco. Jesse Reklaw grew up in Sacramento, studied at UC Santa Cruz, and completed a master's degree in computer science at Yale University. In 1995, while pursuing a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence, he began self-publishing comics and dropped out of Yale to be a cartoonist. Nick Thorburn is a Canadian musician, cartoonist, and actor best known for composing the soundtrack for the podcast Serial and for fronting numerous bands, such as The Unicorns, Islands, Reefer, and Human Highway. He lives in Los Angeles. Noah Van Sciver was born on July 7, 1984, and currently resides in Denver, CO. His work has appeared in Mad magazine, Sunstone, The Comics Journal, Mome, and numerous comics anthologies.