ALEX SCHUMACHER is an author/illustrator from the Bay Area of California. He has worked with 215 Ink, Viper Comics, and briefly as a storyboard artist for DreamWorks TV. His first notable work, The Unemployment Adventures of Aqualung, was published in 2013 by Arcana Studios. Alex then introduced the weekly webcomic Decades of (in)Experience in 2015 and the monthly online misadventures of Mr. Butterchips in 2016. A collection of the latter was released in July, 2020 by SLG Publishing, and the indie comics luminaries relaunched the webcomic for a new era on May 5th, 2021. Since 2018, Alex has also written articles and essays for industry outlets such as Comicon.com, The Comic Book Yeti, and Monkeys Fighting Robots Magazine.
Alex is represented by Allison Hellegers of Stimola Literary Studio and his debut middle grade graphic novel, The Ill-Effects of Pickled Herring will be released by West Margin Press in September 2023.