Author of The Pineys, creator of the Jersey Devil comic book, writer for The Simpsons comics
What he brings
The Pineys is a horror/comedy novella series about a family that’s been living in the Pine Barrens hunting Jersey Devils for the last two hundred plus years. The real story of the Jersey Devil is that Mother Leeds was a witch that opened the portals of Hell and flooded the Jersey Pine Barrens with devils. This did not go unnoticed by the locals in a neighboring village called Abe’s Hat. The villagers formed a secret society to hunt down the devils and send them back to Hell. They’ve been fighting them ever since. The stories center around the modern descendants of the villagers who are part of the Galloway family. The tag line of the series goes like this:This is the story of four cousins brought together by destiny, cursed by their ancestors and trying to keep South Jersey from going to Hell. The Galloway cousins are coming to save you whether you like it or not.
Who he is
Tony DiGerolamo is a New Jersey screenwriter, novelist, comic book writer, game designer and comedian. He is best known for his work on The Simpsons and Bart Simpson comic books. He has also been a joke writer for Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, a scriptwriter for Space Ghost: Coast to Coast and a blogger for Comedy Central’s Indecision website. He has written the screenplays including Mafioso: The Father, The Son starring Leo Rossi. His novels, Fix in Overtime and The Undercover Dragon are available through Padwolf Publishing.After publishing his own comic books (Jersey Devil, The Travelers and The Fix) with SJRP, he eventually got a publishing deal with Kenzer & Company. Kenzer published The Travelers. Tony also wrote Everknights (another Kenzer comic book), as well as the Hacklopedia of Beasts (Volumes 1 thru 8) and Slaughterhouse Indigo (an adventure for the Hackmaster RPG). He also adapted Mark Twain’s Personal Reflections of Joan of Arc for Campfire. Performing in the Philly comedy scene for over ten years, Tony performed and directed such improv groups as Next Line Improv, The Cabal, The Ninjas and Bulletproof Giraffe.Besides writing for various comedy websites, he had a long running comics review column in Knights of the Dinner Table magazine. He was the marketing director for comics publisher, Silent Devil. He is creator of Tony DiGerolamo’s Complete Mafia for d20, creator/biographer for the online webcomic, Super Frat at http://www.superfrat.com, the co-creator of the Webcomic Factory http://www.webcomicfactory.com and writer for the over two dozen webcomics on the Webcomic Factory site including Lester Crenshaw is Still Dead, Pandamodium and Tales of Pizza. He is the writer for F*ck You, I’m Italian: Why We Italians Are Awesome, from Ulysses Press. He recently finished a political satire, Wokeistan: A Novel, with Christian Beranek. His current project is a comedy/horror novella series about the hunters of the Jersey Devil called The Pineys. You can find all his ebooks and books on Amazon and his thoughts on writing and politics on his YouTube Channel with his cohost, his dog, Joan of Arc.