A. David Lewis is the Eisner Award-nominated author of American Comics, Religion, and Literary Theory: The Superhero Afterlife as well as co-editor of both Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels and Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation. A founder of library collections at both Boston University and MCPHS University, Dr. Lewis is currently program coordinator for the MHS degree at the his University's School of Healthcare Business where his teaching and research focus on Graphic Medicine, specifically the depiction of cancer in comic books and graphic novels. Finally, he is the acclaimed author of such comics as The Lone and Level Sands or the current Kismet, Man of Fate, telling the modern-day adventures of the WWII Muslim superhero.
Matthew Noe (he/his) is Lead Collection & Knowledge Management Librarian at Countway Library, Harvard Medical School, and a part-time instructor at the University of Kentucky. Matthew is a specialist in graphic medicine and advocate for the use of comics at all levels of education. He is currently President-Elect of ALA GNCRT, Treasurer of the Graphic Medicine International Collective, and a 2020 ALA Emerging Leader. You can often find him overcaffeinated, screaming about all manner of things on Twitter, or curled up with two dogs, a book, and not enough hands.