MEET THE TEAM

Broken Oar Productions

 

Monster Elementary creator/writer Nicholas Doan and his wife, Gwendolyn Dreyer, are the driving force behind Monster Elementary. Under the Broken Oar Productions moniker, they assemble and manage the creative team and are the copyright and trademark rights holders for Monster Elementary.

Nicholas Doan

Creator, Writer

In addtion to his work with Monster Elementary, Nicholas is the author of three children’s books for Fat Rabbit Farm. He was the first ever user-submitted contest winner for DC/Zuda Comics along with artist Daniele Serra for their webcomic, “Pray for Death.”  Nicholas has also collaborated with artist Josh Gowdy for their short comic, “Lost Boy,” in the Drawmore Inc. anthology, NOBODIES, Vol. 2.  In addition, Nicholas is an accomplished playwright and card carrying member of the Dramatists Guild.

Gwendolyn Dreyer

Editor, Letterer, Business Manager

Gwendolyn graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Theater Arts, concentrating her studies in directing.  ​She has produced and directed a variety of shows including producing an evening of one acts for the Hollywood Fringe Festival.  Gwendolyn has been a blogger for a Disney and Theme Park news site, specializing in Marvel media and the comic convention scene.

 

 

The Artists

Monster Elementary utilizes short story, anthology-style storytelling which allows for a sizable cast of the most talented independent artists. The large variety of artistic styles inside the book is a signature element of Monster Elementary.

Caanan Grall

Caanan Grall

- Co-Creator of "Monster Elementary" - Eisner nominated webcomic "Max Overacts" - DC/Zuda's "Celadore" occasionalcomics.com

Lee-Roy Lahey

Lee-Roy Lahey

- Cartoonist and storyboard artist artandstory.com

Cal Moray

Cal Moray

- Animator and illustrator calmoray.tumblr.com

Josh Gowdy

Josh Gowdy

- Monkeybrain’s "Skinned" - Drawmore Inc.’s "Nobodies: Vol. 2" - Comic Book Resources’ “The Line It Is Drawn” joshgowdy.com

Christopher Tupa

Christopher Tupa

- "Hi There Mr. Moon" - "Mr. Waffle Gets a New Hat" - "The Naughty List" ctupa.com

Patty Variboa

Patty Variboa

- Fat Rabbit Farm's "Babee and the Valley of the Hungry Ninjas" - Fat Rabbit Farm's "Big T's Big Adventure" fatrabbitfarm.com

Daniele Serra

Daniele Serra

- Best Artist: British Fantasy Awards 2012 & 2017 - Image's "Fade to Black" - DC/Zuda's "Pray for Death" multigrade.it

Bobby Timony

Bobby Timony

- DC/Zuda's "The Night Owls" - Bongo's "Simpsons Comics" - Monkeybrain's "Detectobot" twincomics.com

Jimena Sanchez

Jimena Sanchez

- Grupo Editorial Norma's "Agencia de Detectives Escolares" monitosbonitos.com

Patrick Ian Moss

Patrick Ian Moss

- Animator and illustrator patrickianmoss.com

Other Contributors

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