Ezra Claytan Daniels is a writer and illustrator based in Chicago, IL. His graphic novel series, The Changers, began a unique comics career peppered with a number of collaborative multimedia projects including, with interactive artist Erik Loyer, the acclaimed experimental iPhone App, Ruben & Lullaby. Ezra is also the creator of the popular live art spectacle, The Comic Art Battle, and Loaded Blanks Greetings, a line of fill-in-the-blanks comic-art greeting cards featuring both established as well as up and coming comics artists. Ezra recently completed 'Black Violet', a narrative art meets live chamber music concert series in collaboration with Chicago-based chamber group, Fifth House Ensemble, and the psychedelic animated rap opera, 'Video Musics 2: Sun Wu Kong', with experimental hip hop luminary Alexis Gideon. He is currently working on Upgrade Soul, an immersive science fiction graphic novel for iOS.