Chris Schweizer was born in 1980 and grew up in Louisiana and Kentucky. He received a BFA in Graphic Design from Murray State University, where he also studied English, and his MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta. He is the cartoonist of the Crogan Adventure Series, an award-winning historical fiction graphic novel series that has made the American Library Association's Great Graphic Novels for Teens list, the Maverick list, and Book Reporter's Core Ten Teen Collection Graphic Novels list, as well as earning Eisner and CYBILS award nominations. Tricky Journeys is his first series for young readers. He teaches comics at SCAD-Atlanta, and lives in Marietta, Georgia, with his wife and daughter.
Chad Thomas is a freelance cartoonist working out of the greater Dallas area alongside his wife, Jil. He attended the Savannah College of Art and Design, earning his degree in Sequential Art. He has worked with a number of comics publishers and other clients in cartooning and design, and has also been a bagel sandwich professional, an ice cream server, a comic shop employee, a smoothie maker, a knife salesman, a pool painter, a caterer, a restaurant floor manager, a substitute teacher, and a bookseller...among other things.