Jerome Walford is a successful commercial illustrator, designer and the founder of Forward Comix. Since starting the imprint in 2012, Jerome has published five trades in his creator-owned graphic novel series, “Nowhere Man” – winner of the 2014 Glyph Comics Award for ”Best Male Character”. Nowhere Man was added the Library Journal’s list: 21 Illustrated Books for African American History Month and has been featured on CBNR, Bleeding Cool, Examiner.com and many comics industry blogs.
Jerome is has also written and illustrated multiple short comic stories including: Freeing Violet (2011) and Effect (2014), Moon’s Ostrich (Steampunk Originals anthology volumes VII and VIII to be published by Arcana), Blue jay (one-pager and cover to Steampunk Originals anthology volume VII).
Jerome continues to publish under Forward Comix and collaborate on other projects that align with his personal belief – unique stories have the power to impact one’s personal journey and encourage a positive cultural movement.