Travis Nichols is a writer, illustrator, Texan, and cartoonist living in San Francisco. He is the author and illustrator of Matthew Meets the Man, The Monster Doodle Book, as well as Punk Rock Etiquette: The Ultimate How-To Guide for DIY, Punk, Indie, and Underground Bands, which was awarded a Blue Ribbon by the Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books and was nominated by YALSA as one of the 2009 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults. He writes and illustrates for the SpongeBob SquarePants comic book series and is the author and an illustrators of the Uglydoll graphic novel series. He has played in more than a dozen bands youve probably never heard of (how's THAT for indie cred!), and he enjoys meteorites and eating watermelon over the sink.