The list below is the current roster of member's for the UFO. Just click on a member's name to be taken to their page within this site or the member's homepage.
J. Kevin Carrier
Kevin is a graphic designer and life-long comics fan. He's been writing, drawing, and publishing amateur minicomics since 1991, and was voted one of the "Top 25 Small Pressers" by the readers of Small Press Feedback. He is a former chairman of the United Fanzine Organization, and a former president of the Small Press Syndicate. Kevin's professional credits include: Nuance for Magnetic Ink, Cosmic Waves for AmF Comics, and Glorianna for Press This! Studio. He can often be found lurking on various internet message boards, so be careful what you say about him. Kevin can be reached at email@example.com or by writing to:
J. Kevin Carrier
8913 Eldora Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Jason DeGroot, UFO Chairman
Jason lives in Austin, TX, and writes/publishes a number of different projects including Kreetor, The Kwiddex Protocol, and Elemental. He also writes for several other small press publishers including Adam Owen's "Green Piece: Galactic Detective" and Marc Haines' "The Colony." Here's what Jason has to say about the UFO: "Do yourself a huge favor and check out the books that the UFO members are producing, I guarantee you they're some of the best comic books out there!" Click on Jason's name to check out the Repercussion Comics website and drop him a line! His email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Marc Haines, UFO Emergency Chairman
I am the ripe old age of forty, looking back at how I missed ten years of drawing comics. I am just getting back into it, and the rustiness shows. I am currently working on a book entitled The Colony with Jason DeGroot under Repercussion Comics. Jason and I are also working on several other projects together including a new mini-series and a couple shorts. I believe that with the advent of companies like Comixpress and the ability for small press creators to get their product out to the masses, the comics industry will go through a major paradigm shift and the majors will no longer rule the field. Long Live Indie Press Comics!!
I first learned of fanzines and self-publishing through the pages of LARRY IVIE'S MONSTERS AND HEROES magazine, back in the 1960s. Specifically, it was Edgar Rice Burroughs fandom, and I self-published my first crude zine THE WORLDS OF EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS #1 in 1969. But it was comics that interested me even more, I'd been reading them ever since I could remember, and soon I veered over into publishing super hero and comics anthology titles. Meeting Chuck Robinson II in the early '70s and learning of Carl Gafford's BPP co-op was a major impetus for me to continue. I was voted into the BPP with the anthology comic OM #1 in 1972, but the group fell apart around the same time. With Robinson's help and Gaff's blessing, I revived the BPP the following year, and was chairman for a time and during a period in which it was renamed the UFO, or United Fanzine Organization. Over the decades I've published and contributed to tons of small press comics and zines, and some indy titles, including a brief stint writing MIGHTY MOUSE for Spotlight Comics during the late '80s. I've been a member of three different apas, five different co-ops, and have served numerous times as UFO Chairman, as well as co-chairing the new BPP group, and was chairman of the now-defunct Pizazz co-op as well. My current comics titles include SUNWING, THE RAVEN, THE SHADOW OF DRACULA, THE GUARD, and MANTRA. My plans are to keep publishing until I can't hold a pencil anymore!