Shawn Demumbrum (Publisher, Writer)

  • Shawn is the co-owner and manager of SpazDog Comics.  Always a fan and supporter of independent comics and local artists, he decided to combine those two interests to form SpazDog Press.

Matt Goodall (Artist)

  • Being a brand new home owner and father to a newborn wasn’t enough to Matt, so he decided to complicate things further by signing up to create and draw his own comic book about parenthood.  Sonic Youth is about parents who find out their child’s annoying screams aren’t just annoying, they can be destructive.

Jacques La Grange (Artist)

  • Jacques has a background in video production, but 7 years ago he got the idea for a story about a Native American Indian set in a post-apocalyptic future and his quest to find a new tribe.  He has been working these last years to learn to draw and create comics so that he could make that story a comic book.

Ernie Najara (Artist)

  • Ernie created the basic premise and backstory of Old Man Clem.  Ernie and Derrick had created their own comic, The Stream, in 1999 for the San Diego Comicon. Ernie provided the pencils and some of the inks for the Old Man Clem Part 1.  His other artwork can be seen at

Derrick West (Artist)

  • Derrick is the artist and co-creator of SpazDog Press’ latest comic book The Purge.  Derrick’s most recent published work can be found in the Torn Studio’s Twist in the Night horror anthology ( His deviantart page is

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