“How to Hunt the Jersey Devil!”

Tuesday, October 11th


Room N111


Author Tony DiGerolamo stops by to give a talk about his new comedy/horror book series, The Pineys, about a family of hunters that hunts the kin of the Jersey Devil. He'll be discussing the Jersey Devil, South Jersey witches and other local folklore and history, much of which is featured in his books.

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. His novels, Fix in Overtime and The Undercover Dragon are available through Padwolf Publishing. After publishing his own comic books (Jersey DevilThe 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.

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.  His current project is a comedy/horror novella series about the hunters of the kin of the Jersey Devil called The Pineys.