Facebook Page: Solution Squad
Comic Website: www.SolutionSquad.net
Strengths: Educational Comics & All Aspects of Comic Creation
Jim McClain is a middle school math teacher with 29 years experience whose first comic book work, along with his niece, Rose McClain, is called Solution Squad. Solution Squad is a self-published comic about a team of teen heroes whose powers and abilities are based on math concepts. Jim was the winner of the Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship in 2014 for his work on Solution Squad, and was the designer and co-editor of the teachers guide for Reading With Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter, published by Andrews McMeel. His next project is a 144-page hardcover Solution Squad book, which is being drawn at this very moment. He also likes drawing sketch cards.