Here are some of our current MSCA members, and where to find them on the web!
Kevin L. Williams
Kevin is the founder of Kevin L. Williams Productions and creator of Muley the Mule and Friends (comics and puppets). He served as President of the Mid-South Cartoonists Association, once a sub-chapter of the National Cartoonists’ Society’s Southeastern Chapter, from 2000-2012 and again from 2018 – present, co-chairing events and art shows, including workshops, on behalf of the MSCA as well as other groups and associations, including speaking engagements such as the Cartoonist-in-Residence at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, CA. While his comics have been published in all forms of print in national and international print, The Muley and Friends Show puppets have been presented in nearly all media and live shows on the same stage as Snoop Dog, The Blues Brothers Band, and Huey Lewis and the News, leading to auditions with the Jim Henson Company, Sesame Workshop, and The Walt Disney Company. Since 1995, he has been editor of MAW Productions’ Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa and Shinobi: Ninja Princess graphic novel series, and has contributed art and services to works and shows of other businesses. He has edited the MSCA’s two anthologies as well as comics for other businesses and associations. 2018 co-founded the fan group Memphis Ghostbusters Franchise.
Lin is the creator of the webcomic/geek travel blog Have Geek Will Travel, the webcomic Scared Silly , and is co-creator of the self-published comic book series Bushi Tales. He has been an artist and screen printer in the t-shirt industry for over 30 years, and designed monuments for five years as a graphic artist. He has done his fair share of freelance work and contributed his talents other comics/zines, novels, trading card sets, and murals. Lin served as the President and Vice-President of the Mid-South Cartoonists Association (MSCA) for 4 years and 9 years, respectively- and is the MSCA‘s assistant webmaster and the host of the MSCA’s podcast Drawing Funny. Lin is also a member of the DeSoto Arts Council and the Memphis Ghostbusters. He’s married to the MSCA‘s webmaster Nicki Workman, and has 3 kitties- Jarael, Lex, and Lena.
Creating comics featuring his original characters since 1982, Dale is a Memphis-basedartist, writer, & publisher. He’s best known for a comic you’ve probably never heard of, Watusi the Talking Dog; fortunately, you can rectify that at www.watusithetalkingdog.com. Inspired by Tim Corrigan and the small press scene of the mid-80s, Dale still enjoys self-publishing his comics. Crafting the finished form of a project is as much a part of his artistic process as the words or the pictures. In addition to his self-published work, Dale has had comics published in anthologies across the country.
Antonio D. Johnson
Antonio is a freelance cover/pinup artist and graphic designer. Also, he’s the creator, writer, and artist of the highly anticipated novic BluffCityBlues. He has created pinups for MAW Productions’ Turra: Gun Angle and Shinobi: Ninja Princess. He has also done work for and is a contributor at InkPot Comics.
Greg Cravens is a Memphis based cartoonist with more clients served than it’d be wise to shake a stick at. He’s provided comic strips, caricatures, puzzles and games, humorous illustrations, and children’s books for Newspapers, government agencies, Ad agencies, restaurants, sports teams, individuals, children’s hospitals, universities, and heaven only knows what else. He’s old and he’s always busy- you know how things add up.
Jim is a freelance cartoonist who has created a number of comic strips over the years, including LI’L E: The World’s Youngest Elvis Impersonator. He has provided illustrations for Scholastic Teaching Resources, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, and Voices of the South Theatre Company. He is currently producing several packages of clip art for his Teachers pay Teachers online store: PALMER’S PIX. He and his wife JoLynn can frequently be seen acting in theater productions around the Memphis area, or occasional TV and movie appearances.
Kevin is the Chief NuggetHead at NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. where he designs interactive instructional comics and learning games for big companies. Retired veteran of both the US Army and the corporate cubicle farm, Kevin now spends his days either slinging ink for clients, teaching others how to sling ink, serving as a member of the City of Hernando planning commission, or working on his PhD.
Hey there Reader!!
My name is Grace Smith, I’m a Young Artist but I’ve been drawing for a while. I’m currently 18 and a Senior at Horn Lake High, I’ve been drawing ever since I took a crayon to my wall as a child. I hope to show my art in a nice positive way that I can show and I hope you enjoy so as well.
Have a Good Day!
Nicki is the resident MSCA tech-geek/webmaster and container of limitless useless knowledge. She is a fan of Star Wars, Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Doctor Who, Muppets, Captain America, Winter Soldier, Black Widow, video games, comics, soccer and hockey. Nicki has been a regular panelist at MidSouthCon in Memphis, an occasional guest on the Drawing Funny podcast, and an avid amateur photographer. She is married to the MSCA’s Lin Workman and is currently working on her Masters degree..!
Peter Melonas always has had a passion for art from a very young age. An Artist who was first influenced by his father who fueled a fascination with all aspects of the Arts. Throughout his lifetime, He does still prefer the much loved labor of the pen stroke, the use of dark and light for creating the illusion of depth on the flat surface of the paper and the following satisfaction upon completion. Peter specializes in creating images of characters represented within the mainstream of pop culture.
Tim is a self-syndicated comic strip artist from Rhode Island where he lives with his wife and two daughters. Cartooning for over 20 years, he created his comic strip, Sour Grapes, in 2013, which is currently published in multiple newspapers throughout Rhode Island, Southern Massachusetts, California and Texas. Tim is a member of ARIA (Association of Rhode Island Authors) and a member of The National Cartoonists Society.