Dan Dougherty is a Chicago based artist and writer, whose comics career began in 2006 with the graphic novel Cyclone Bill and the Tall Tales. His comic strip Beardo has been syndicated online through Universal Uclick and received the 2012 Shel Dorf award for Syndicated Print Strip of the Year. In addition to Bob Howard, Dan has enjoyed collaborating with Raf on the graphic novel The Apocalypse Plan and the horror anthology Haunting Tales of Horrorbles. He has worked on several children's books with author DJ Corchin, including Thunderfeet, Sam and the Jungle Band, You Got A Boogie and Band Nerds. When he's not doodling, Dan likes hanging out with his wife Meg and playing in his band Workhorse Kings.