Mike Sgier is a cartoonist and printmaker based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born and raised outside of Denver, Colorado, Mike received a BFA from Creighton University in Omaha, NE, and an MFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, MN. He has been making comics since 2006, exploring a wide range of genres in the medium, including autobio, indie romance, and humorous sci-fi. He is currently making comics based in the fantasy world of Vespers, which include 'Solstice,' 'Tales from Vespers,' and 'Edie Copperpot.' He is also a member of the printmaking cooperative BYO Print, which is based in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.