Missy Kulik is an artist, cartoonist, zine maker, illustrator, and crafter. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she relocated to Athens, Georgia in 2002. Her illustrations have appeared in Venus magazine, Athens Magazine, and the Licking the Beaters series of cookbooks, to name a few. Each week she draws a comic strip called Tofu Baby for Flagpole Magazine – Athens’ local arts and entertainment paper – and a monthly strip called Dork Lifestyle for the Fierce & Nerdy website.

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Raoul de la Cruz is a musician, stuff collector, and crafter originally from Riverside, California. He moved to Athens in 2005. Before that, Raoul ran a cassette tape label called Popgun Recordings out of his bedroom, starting in the mid 1990’s. Since then, he has performed in numerous bands – Cha Cha Cha, Casino Ashtrays, Red Pony Clock, The French Toasts, Folklore, and Werewolves, just to name a few. His handmade goodies and art are produced under the name Extra Credit Crafts and have appeared in Real Simple Magazine, Teen People, and online retailer Fred Flare.