(Cavallaro, Mike) Mike Cavallaro has worked in comics and animation since the early 1990s. He is an instructor at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, and is the Vice-Chairman of the Manhattan Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society. His comics include Parade (with fireworks), a Will Eisner Award-nominee; The Life and Times of Savior 28, with Eisner Award-winning writer J.M. DeMatteis; and The Foiled series with Jane Yolen. Cavallaro’s latest is Decelerate Blue (First Second), co-written with award-winning playwright Adam Rapp, which takes place in a world where speed and efficiency are everything. A young woman is recruited into a resistance movement, but can they free the rest of the world before the powers that be shut down their utopian experiment?