Jim Shaw has been drawing and making comics for years and has taught classes all over New Jersey. He graduated from Brookdale Community College in 2014 with an Associate's Degree in Studio Art, and is continuing his education at the prestigious SCAD University, otherwise known as the "Harvard for comics." Together with his colleagues he helped found Blu Trinity Publishing, a comics publishing house, and has worked to help new comic artists achieve their dreams. Jim Shaw is a founding member of the Comics Studies Society and CYRIC (Comics for Youth Refugees Incorporated Collective).