Jeffrey Brown is the bestselling author of Darth Vader and Son as well as the Jedi Academy series from Scholastic Books. He began his comics career with Clumsy and other autobiographical comics that chronicled everyday awkward and intimate moments from life. His new series is Lucy & Andy Neanderthal, a heavily researched middle grade story about prehistoric cavemen kids. He lives in Chicago with his wife and sons. SPX 2002 was the first comic convention Jeffrey ever attended.