On this day, October 23, 1963, comic artist Eric Shanower was born in Key West, Florida. After college he attended the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art. Shanower’s first comic series was The Enchanted Apples of Oz, fulfilling his desire to “. . . write and draw Oz books when I grew up.”  His ongoing comic series Age of Bonze is published by Image Comics.