J.C. Baez is a comic book artist, illustrator and painter from Chicago. Born in Puerto Rico, Baez moved to the U.S. and attended the School Of The Art Institute of Chicago. He is currently the penciler and cover artist of Walter Koenig’s Things To Come comic book published by Bluewater Comics. Other recent projects include storyboards for Star Trek Phase II, concept design for Jon Anderson’s (Yes) Zamran project and Kevin Max’s (DC Talk) Fiefdom Of Angels. His Enterprise design was one of the finalists for Star Trek Online’s recent contest. J.C. has also illustrated the children’s book Pendleton and his Magical Friends and the short story collection A Box Of Shorts, both by author Mike Proko. He is also a painter who creates surrealist and narrative paintings, often touching on and combining spiritual and popular culture themes.