Dan Dougherty
Chicago based artist mostly known for his Beardo comics that received the Shel Dorf Award for Syndicated Print Strip of the year in 2012,  where he pokes fun at his day to day life as a (then) struggling artist who works at a Starbucks.
His other work includes illustrating Bob Howard: Plumber of the Unknown; illustrated The Apocalypse Plan; Sam and the Jungle Band; and co-wrote and illustrated the webcomic Newton’s Law.
Also, has a sick beard.