S Ross Browne Cover artist,‘the Huntress’ Multiple-award-winning artist S Ross Browne has exhibited domestically and internationally in over 70 gallery and museum exhibitions. His work exists in private and public collections including the permanent collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. As an educator using art therapy he has has taught in hospitals and health centres for a variety of departments from paediatric oncology to geriatric care. He has been an instructor at the Smithsonian Institute and has taught art and design for inner city at at-risk youth in New York and Richmond, Virginia. The painting on this issue comes from his compelling portrait series Self Evident Truths, in which the artist seeks to “examine the possible in the perceived introspections and shared history of [his] subjects in classical pictorial representations using delineations of factual chronicles and imagined mythology.” We are thrilled and honoured to have one of these powerful women grace our cover. S Ross Browne can be found at his Richmond, VA, studio and online at srossbrowne.com.
Kris Sayer Illustrator, ‘Gruff’ Kris Sayer is an independent game developer, illustrator, graphic designer and comic warrior. In the rare times she’s not drawing, she can be found making (often elaborate) costumes and selfstudying swordplay (and spoonplay). She is the artistic-half of Dingo Games, the viking-half of Weald Comics, and a regular contributor to the likes of Pulp Literature and Cloudscape Comics. Her uncanny, ‘spoopy’ sequential stories can be found on wealdcomics.com. You can also follow her on instagram @kris.sayer.
Mel Anastasiou In-house illustrator Mel Anastasiou loves drawing for Pulp Literature because she loves the stories she illustrates. She draws in black and white, working from imagination and inspired by details from Renaissance compositions. You can find more illustrations, as well as writing tips and news about her books and novellas at melanastasiou.wordpress.com.
JM Landels Illustrator, Allaigna’s Song: Aria JM Landels studied at the Cartoon Centre in London, UK, under David Lloyd (V for Vendetta) and Dougie Braithwaite (Punisher). Although she is a perennial doodler, she put down her pencils and brushes after giving birth to three children, but rapidly dusted them off when she realized Pulp Literature was going to be an illustrated magazine. She blogs sporadically at jmlandels.stiffbunnies.com.