Waylon Bacon is a self-taught filmmaker and cartoonist.

His film work includes the gruesome and satirical shorts Help Wanted (2010) and The Ride (2016) as well as the music video for the Lumerians song Life Without Skin.

As a cartoonist he has contributed numerous covers for the literary magazine Beatdom,, and worked as a storyboard artist on such films as 2012’s Excision.

He is currently responsible for Frownland, a weekly webcomic that celebrates the misanthrope in all of us.

Originally from the Bay Area, he now resides in Portland, OR.