Dan Heck is a cartoonist and character designer from Brisbane. From a young age he started illustrating children’s books and submitting comics to his local newspaper. He has a background studying fine arts and animation, and has worked on books, games, caricatures, and family/pet portraits. He is also the illustrator for the Tech Girls Movement Foundation: a non-profit organisation promoting positive female role models in STEM fields. Dan loves hanging out with his dog and bearded dragons, playing tabletop games, and drumming.