Fernando Ruiz is a writer and penciller for Archie Comics, with his work appearing regularly in various titles published by Archie Comics since 1994. Ruiz has been the regular penciller on series such as Betty & Veronica Spectacular, Archie’s Weird Mysteries, Archie & Friends and Life With Archie. He made the daily Archie strip for Creators Syndicate with writer Craig Boldman from July 2009 until June 2011. Additionally, Ruiz has published his own independent comics anthology, EPICS, featuring his own creation The Iron Ghost and co-created Die Kitty Die at Chapterhouse Comics. In addition to his comics work, Fernando has also worked as a commercial illustrator with experience in toy design, book illustration, story boarding and much more. He graduated with a BFA from Caldwell College, and attended the Kubert School in 1991. Fernando currently continues to write and draw for Archie Comics as well as teach at the Kubert School.