Terry Blas

Terry Blas is an illustrator and writer based in Portland, Oregon. His autobiographical comics, Ghetto Swirl, You Say Latino, and You Say LatinX, were featured on NPR, OPB, Vox, and Blas’s work has appeared in the comics Bravest Warriors, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, and Steven Universe. His first graphic novel, Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom, is a murder mystery set at a weight loss camp. Dead Weight was named by YALSA as a 2019 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. His second graphic novel, Hotel Dare, is an all-ages fantasy epic inspired by his childhood memories of his grandmother in Mexico. It was selected as a YALSA 2020 Great Graphic Novel for Teens. Claudia Aguirre is a Mexican queer comic book artist and writer. She is a GLAAD Award nominee and Will Eisner Award nominee. Aguirre is the cofounder of Boudika Comics, where she self-publishes her own work alongside other creators. Her comics work includes Lost on Planet Earth with Comixology Originals, Hotel Dare with BOOM! Studios, Firebrand with Legendary Comics, Morning in America with OniPress, and Kim & Kim with Black Mask Studios. She lives in Monterrey, Mexico.