Naifeh in Paris, February 2007
Edward "Ted" Naifeh (born June 20, 1971) is an American comic book writer and artist known for his illustrations in the goth romance} comic Gloomcookie. Naifeh has since become most known as the creator of the Eisner-Award-nominated series Courtney Crumrin, published by Oni Press. 
Other works by Naifeh include How Loathsome, which he co-created with Tristan Crane; the comic adaptation of the PSP game Death, Jr. (written by Gary Whitta); three issues of the comic adaptation of Gene Wolfe's The Shadow of the Torturer, Seven Seas Entertainment's Unearthly; and the Oni Press series Polly and the Pirates. Naifeh also provided illustrations for Caitlín R. Kiernan's short-fiction collection, Alabaster. Ted is currently illustrating Good Neighbors, a trilogy of graphic novels written by Holly Black and published through Scholastic.
Naifeh has illustrated cards for the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.