Sammy Harkham (b. 1980) is an award-winning cartoonist and editor, born and raised in Los Angeles. He studied at the California Institute of the Arts and the Mayanot Institute in Jerusalem, where he created the highly regarded comics anthology Kramers Ergot. His ongoing comic series, Crickets, started in 2006. His first collection of short comics stories, Everything Together, won the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Graphic Novel. Harkham’s work has been published in various magazines, comic books, and zines. His graphic novel, Blood of the Virgin, is slated to be released in 2023 in five languages.