Lance Ward is the author of over 30 comics and graphic novels. He was a National editorial cartoonist for Crowded Comics.com., after becoming locally syndicated in his own community. He is the author of such books as “KLONKO”, “The Apocalypse Chronicles” and “Stovetop”, which was published by Creator’s Edge Press. He is the man responsible for unleashing the “A-Hole!” series of underground comics. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed “Kmart Shoes” which was nominated for a 2013 Minnesota Book Award, was Goodreads Book of the Month, and was a notable mention in ‘”The Best American Comics 2014″. The sequel to Kmart Shoes, “Adults Only”, had 25 pages included in “The Best American Comics 2016” which debuted on the NY Times Bestseller list at #1 and remained on the list for 17 weeks. His comics and paintings have appeared in The City Pages, The Cedar, and The Pulse magazines, as well as in magazines in Europe. His comic “Goat Lore” was recently translated into Polish. His latest book, “Blood and Drugs” was published in September 2019 by Birdcage Bottom Books. He lives in Minnesota.