Mike Maydak is the illustrator of The Blackbeard Legacy, a comic book mini-series published by Alias, and the creator of Slimbone, a nationally syndicated comic strip. Mike is a graduate of NKU where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drawing. He currently resides in the northern reaches of Kentucky where he teaches art, paints and hastily works on his next graphic novel, 1782: The Year of Blood.
The Kentucky Farm Bureau's Bluegrass and Backroads program featured Mike on July 8, 2011. You can view the video at bluegrassandbackroads.com.