Dean Trippe

Writer and Illustrator

Dean Trippe is a freelance comics creator who lives with son in Jefferson, GA. He best known as the creator of the superhero parody webcomic, Butterfly, the founder and editor of the superhero fashion blog, Project: Rooftop, and was a contributor to the Eisner and Harvey award-winning graphic anthology, Comic Book Tattoo, and his most recent work, an autobiographical comic dealing with childhood trauma and the power of fictional heroes, Something Terrible.

He is best known to Huffington Post readers as the creator of Barack Obama looking at Awesome Things.

Dean is a former comic shop manager, a lifelong superheroes fan, and has an actual degree in comic books. For more of his work, visit