Janet Hetherington and Cassandra (Elvira) Peterson
ABOUT JANET HETHERINGTON Janet Hetherington is a writer, screenwriter and cartoonist with a degree in Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She is the creator of the Eternal Romance comic book series, which was published under her Best Destiny imprint. Janet has worked on numerous comics projects, includingElvira, Mistress of the Dark from Claypool Comics, which she scripted for six years. Janet has also written for Animation magazine, Animation World Network and VFXWorld.com. She is former Editor of the Canadian Toy Testing Council’s Toy Report and former Managing Editor of WizardWorld.com. Janet writes prose fiction as well, and her short story “The Power Lunch” is published in Bell, Book & Beyond: An Anthology of Witchy Tales.
Janet is a 1999 Aurora Award winner for excellence in Canadian science fiction and fantasy. She has served as a judge for comics' prestigious Eisner Awards (1997) and for the Canada Council for the Arts (2003). She is a member of the Ottawa Science Fiction Society. Janet currently works as a Senior Communciations Advisor and speechwriter with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. While Janet continues her comics work, she is also writing feature-length screenplays.
Ronn Sutton and Cassanda (Elvira) Peterson
ABOUT RONN SUTTON
Ronn Sutton is a professional freelance artist and designer who is currently working on a variety of print and web comics projects as well as motion-graphic illustrations for TV productions, such as Natural Born Outlaws (History Channel). Throughout his career, Ronn has drawn numerous stories for comics, including a nine-year run on Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (Claypool Comics), "The Good Guys!" in Fear Agent #22 (Dark Horse), Zeros 2 Heroes, MyRomanceStory.com, The Night Terrors (Chanting Monks Studios), Spinnerette (Millennium Comics), Vamperotica (Brainstorm), Draculina’s Cozy Coffin (Draculina Publishing), Sex & Death (Millennium Comics), Mean magazine (Draculina Publishing), Perf & Gauge (Canada Post), and many more. In 1994, he drew the daily newspaper strip Jannie Weezie, co-created with Janet Hetherington, published in the Ottawa Citizen. As an illustrator, Ronn has provided art for such publications as Saturday Night, Owl and On Spec. As a designer, he worked for Maclean’s and Toronto Life magazines, and was Creative Director for Tribute Goes to the Movies for over six years before going freelance. He has also designed rock posters for many prominent groups. Ronn co-designed Canada’s Official First Day Cover featuring superhero stamps in 1995. Ronn was a key animator for the Savage Dragon animated TV series, based on the popular Image comic book. He has worked on animation for other projects as well, including Honey Nut Cheerios, Captain Highliner, and We’re Back (the animated dinosaur feature). Ronn was also the front-page courtroom artist for the Ottawa Citizen. Ronn is a multiple Aurora Award nominee for Artistic Achievement.