(Artist - The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood; Aw Yeah Comics)
Christina Blanch is a relative newcomer to the world of creating comics but not to reading them or teaching with them. An educator who uses comic books to teach in the higher education classroom and the force behind the online SuperMOOC courses, Blanch has now produced her first comic series, The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood, with co-writer Chris Carr and artist Chee, for the digital publisher Thrillbent and the print publisher Dynamite. Her work is also featured in Aw Yeah Comics and she is working on the series Resolute Bay that will appear digitally and in print on the same day, giving readers two different reading experiences. Blanch is also co-owner of Aw Yeah Comics in Muncie, Indiana and is penning several chapters and comic related books, one which is based on her doctoral dissertation, "Searching for the Comic Scholar." Follow her at @christyblanch.