Jay Lynch (b. 1945) is a Mad magazine and Topps'snbsp;Wacky Packages/Garbage Pail Kidsnbsp;contributor and a member of the 1960s-1970s underground comics movement. He recently published a graphic novel for children with Francoise Mouly and Art Speigelman's Toon book line.
Ed Piskor (1982) is an alternative cartoonist living and drawing out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a former student of the Kubert Schoolnbsp;and is best known for his artistic collaboration withnbsp;underground comicsnbsp;pioneersnbsp;Harvey Pekar, his graphic novelnbsp;Wizzywig, and his blockbuster seriesnbsp;Hip Hop Family Tree.nbsp;Piskor is revered for his combination of golden age drawing style and smart storytelling.nbsp;The Washington Postnbsp;once said that "Piskor is able to render a world that resonates as truth." Currently, he is knee deep in drawing the next book in thenbsp;Hip Hop Family Treenbsp;five-volume series.
Patrick Rosenkranz is widely acknowledged as one of the premiere scholars of the underground comix movement. His books include Rebel Visions (the most widely-heralded history of the era) and The Artist Himself: A Rand Holmes Retrospective. He lives in Portland, OR.