Richie Pope is a cartoonist, character designer, and illustrator from Newport News, VA. Since 2012 he’s created illustrations for publications such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Nib as well as book covers for publishers like HarperCollins, Scholastic, and Simon & Schuster, recognized by The Society of Illustrators and American Illustration. He’s also created comics for LAAB Magazine, “Superitis” for Shortbox and “Fatherson” for the award-winning Frontier series from Youth In Decline, as well as self-published comics like “That Box We Sit On” which won an Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist. Richie is currently living and working in Los Angeles.