Inspiration for Golem & Odd comes from all over the place — '30s pulps, '40s noir, '70s and '80s sci-fi, astronomy, geology, myths, mysticism, Saturday morning cartoons — but a few influences are so important we'd be remiss not to mention them by name: Mike Mignola, China Miéville, Octavia E. Butler, Jeff Vandermeer, Ursula Le Guin, Robert Holdstock, Rebecca Solnit and H.P. Lovecraft.


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J.E. grew up in Tarzana, CA, a suburb of Los Angeles that was once the ranch of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Growing in such fertile literary soil, it was impossible for him not to become a sci-fi geek. He currently lives and works in Berlin.

You can follow him on Twitter: @JohnErik_Jordan

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Chaim Garcia

Chaim started out drawing sidescroller video games and turtles of the ninja variety in Texas in the late 80s. Now he lives in Berlin, plays D&D and works as a freelance illustrator.  

See his editorial work here and his new concept art here.

Follow tweets @Chaim_Garcia