Kerschbaum, John: - John Kerschbaum was born and raised on Long Island, New York. He has written and illustrated books for both children and adults. His work has appeared in MAD Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, DC Comics, The Associated Press, Fantagraphics, Nickelodeon Magazine, The Cousteau Society, KLUTZ Books, Disney Adventures Magazine, and MTV, as well as many comics anthologies. In 2008, he contributed illustrations and created a fold-out poster puzzle for The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Family Map which is still being enjoyed by visitors a decade later. He currently resides in Queens with his wife and daughter.