Max Riffner is a cartoonist, designer and illustrator working in Omaha, Nebraska. He recently graduated with an MFA in Cartooning from the Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont. In 2007, he won the Isotope Award for Excellence in Mini-Comics. Max has also worked in graphic and web design since 1996. He is currently the creative director at B² Interactive.

You can find his portfolio on Behance, and he posts his works-in-progress on Dribbble and on Tumblr. He often complains about the Internet on Twitter, and sometimes updates his life on Facebook. You can get a professional rundown on LinkedIn. Finally, you can read some of his longer thoughts about comics on Medium.

Fantagraphics recently published Max's graphic novel, The Crippler's Son, which was his thesis project from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Max has also been the artist on several webcomics such as Signs & Meanings, Drunk Elephant Comics and Lydia.