jamesportrai2James Plier (artist/co-writer) is a freelance illustrator and comic creator based out of Richmond, Virginia. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University majoring in Communication Arts. For the past several years he worked as a warehouse employee struggling to survive in Middle America.  He can be found on Twitter at @JamesPlier and at







Christopher Bourroughs (writer) was born in Queens, New York, but has been traveling ever since.  He was the host of the metagame podcast Scrubland, and has been featured in numerous articles for the popular card game Magic: The Gathering.