Nick Thorkelson is a veteran community activist and comic artist with contributions to many anthologies. The Underhanded History of the USA (in collaboration with Jim O'Brien) was a full-length counter-history to mainstream versions. His other work includes Economic Meltdown Funnies, Fortune Cookies, and The Comic Strip of Neoliberalism. Recently he completed a twenty-three-minute animation, Où est Fleuri Rose? in collaboration with composer Mark Warhol and animator Amy MacDonald. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.