New York City based cartoonist Ryan Dunlavey is best known as the artist and co-author of multiple award-winning graphic novels with creative partner Fred Van Lente, including the Action Presidents series, Action Philosophers, The Comic Book History of Animation and The Comic Book History of Comics. He is the artist of the graphic novel cookbook Dirt Candy: A Cookbook written by James Beard award-winning chef Amanda Cohen (of Iron Chef Canada fame). He is the writer and artist of M.O.D.O.K. Reign Delay for Marvel comics, which was the basis for the animated series M.O.D.O.K. on Hulu. Ryan has also created comics for Dark Horse, Dynamite, IDW, Image, LINE Webtoons, Z2 and the Action Activists series for the New York City Department of Education.