Jay Brant is a professional artist, illustrator and author. He is the creator of Heads Up Studios and uses his unique art style reimagining superheroes, cartoon and movie character and pop culture icons. He’s been doing comic conventions throughout the Midwest since 2002.
His first art book (Cheesecake, Hookers and Balloons) was published in 2012. He has also done cover art for author Derek J. Canyon’s riddle books. His Creature from the Black Lagoon art recently won an NBC/Universal Studios fan art contest and it will be featured on a tee shirt at Hot Topic later this year. He resides in the Enchanted Mitten with his wife and two children.