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 STEVE HAMAKER - PLOX COMIC  Steve Hamaker is the Eisner Award winning colorist of Bone, RASL, and Table Titans. In 2005 he self published his first graphic novel, Fish N Chips and has contributed several original stories to the Flight and Explorer anthologies.  Other coloring work includes: Terry Moore’s SIP Kids (2014-15), Shazam: Monster Society of Evil (2009), and Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto comic series (2012-13).  Steve lives in Columbus Ohio with his wife and son.

STEVE HAMAKER - PLOX COMIC

Steve Hamaker is the Eisner Award winning colorist of Bone, RASL, and Table Titans. In 2005 he self published his first graphic novel, Fish N Chips and has contributed several original stories to the Flight and Explorer anthologies.

Other coloring work includes: Terry Moore’s SIP Kids (2014-15), Shazam: Monster Society of Evil (2009), and Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto comic series (2012-13).

Steve lives in Columbus Ohio with his wife and son.

 ROSS HERSEMANN - LOADING LAW  Ross is an attorney, writer, and gamer. He received his J.D. and LL.M. in intellectual property from the John Marshall Law School. Ross is the founding partner of Loading Law, a Chicago-based video game law firm, and the organizer of the annual Chicago Video Game Law Summit. His first book on video game law will be published in early 2017. Ross also serves as Board President of the VGA Gallery, Board Member of IGDA-Chicago, and Chair of the Chicago Bar Association Creative Arts Committee.

ROSS HERSEMANN - LOADING LAW

Ross is an attorney, writer, and gamer. He received his J.D. and LL.M. in intellectual property from the John Marshall Law School. Ross is the founding partner of Loading Law, a Chicago-based video game law firm, and the organizer of the annual Chicago Video Game Law Summit. His first book on video game law will be published in early 2017. Ross also serves as Board President of the VGA Gallery, Board Member of IGDA-Chicago, and Chair of the Chicago Bar Association Creative Arts Committee.