Lucas Turnbloom, the illustrator of Dragon and Captain, written by P.R. Allabach, is an award-winning cartoonist and illustrator best known for his comic strip, "Imagine THIS," which is syndicated through Universal Press/Uclick. While working for several years as a feature artist for the San Diego daily newspaper, The North County Times, Turnbloom earned 16 first-place awards for his cartoons and illustrations.
He was a contributing artist for Darkhorse's Axe Cop graphic novel series, and Andrews McMeel Universal's Eisner and Harvey award-nominated anthology, Team Cul de Sac: Drawing the line at Parkinsons. His work has also appeared in USA Today, and TIME.com. Lucas is a contributing artist to the Peanuts' 65th Anniversary Tribute Anthology coming in the fall of 2015, and the illustrator of a full-color graphic novel series, Dream Jumper, written by actor Greg Grunberg, to be published by Scholastic in September 2015. Turnbloom lives in San Diego, with his wife, two sons, and one scary raccoon who lives somewhere near his tool shed, and Dragon and Captain is his first picture book.