Jim Rugg is a comic book artist, graphic novelist, designer, and YouTuber. His books include Street Angel, the PLAIN Janes, Afrodisiac, Notebook Drawings, Rambo 3.5, and Supermag. His YouTube channel, Cartoonist Kayfabe (with Ed Piskor) features a variety of shows about comics, comics history, and making comics. He teaches visual storytelling at the School of Visual Arts and the Animation Workshop in Denmark. Accolades include Eisner and Ignatz Awards, AIGA 50/50, Society of Illustrators Annual, and Investing in Professional Artists: The Pittsburgh-Region Artists Grants Program, a partnership of The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation.