Born and raised in Chicago, Ashley A. Woods is an illustrator who got her start through self-publishing her action-fantasy comic series, "Millennia War", while attending the International Academy of Design and Technology. After earning her degree in Film and Animation, she traveled to Kyoto, Japan where she presented her work in a gallery showcase called, "Out Of Sequence". After returning to the states, her work from her comics were included in the "Black Comix" compilation table top book which was used in college courses at various universities internationally. During summer 2015, she joined the team of Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg and Stranger Comics to work on "NIOBE: She Is Life", which went on to sell over 10,000 copies during it's launch. She is currently working on the "Past the Last Mountain" anthology with writer, Paul Allor (TMNT, GI Joe). When Ashley isn't working, she enjoys playing video games and studying Japanese.