Dozens of artists will be at the show including these wonderful Guests!

More Great Authors and Artist Guest To be announced soon!

joe orsak

Joe Orsak, from Syracuse, New York, grew up traveling around the globe. He finished high school in Rome, Italy before attending Syracuse University. Joe graduated from SU's Newhouse School of Public Communications.

After working in Advertising as an illustrator and art director, he started his own business, Mastergraphics Studio, in 1980.

In 1982 Joe created a weekly comic strip THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN 'CUSE, which ran in Syracuse newspapers until 1990.
Joe illustrated several comic books for Magnum Comics, MICKEY MANTLE #1 AND #2, wrote and illustrated BROOKS ROBINSON #1 and DUKE SNIDER #1. He also wrote and illustrated SHAQUILLE ONEAL #1 for Stellar Comics. Also in the 1990s, he created several custom comic books for museums in Rochester, NY, Philadelphia, PA and Albany, NY.

In 2008 Joe teamed up with writer Douglas Brode to return to a weekly newspaper strip, SALT CITY, in the Syracuse New Times.
They were noticed by McFarland and Company, publishers, who were interested in starting their own line of graphic novels. Joe and Doug were invited to launch the line with YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS, THE MYTH OF EMILY MORGAN, published in May, 2010.

Their second graphic novel, VIRGIN VAMPIRES was released on October 8th, 2012, also from McFarland and Company.
Joe is now working on his third novel with Douglas Brode, DILLINGER, THE UNTOLD STORY. Come visit with our Logo Designer Joe Orsak at RocCon!

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