Jason Shiga was born in Oakland, California in 1976. The 'Choose Your Own Adventure' books he enjoyed in his youth inspired many of the comics he drew later in his life. Among his credits are the world's second largest interactive comic, the first programmable comic and a story machine containing five moving parts. In 2003, Shiga won an Eisner for Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition and a Harvey for Best Outstanding Story. Titles he created are 'Double Happiness' and 'Fleep'.