Jill Taplin - Owner//Principal//CEO//Curator
Jill spent over 15 years in book publishing and fell in love with the team dynamic when creating comics. After realizing it's ok to not like superhero comics, and falling in love with geek fashion and cosplay, she decided to do something about it and open a happy, positive and inclusive space for everyone interested in any pop culture. She is also a proud Alopecian of 25 years, and supports https://naaf.org. Her favorite type of comics are dystopian and adorable/humor (i.e. Bitch Planet, Black Hammer, Catboy, The Flintstones).
Reagan Taplin - Chief Strategy Officer//Lead Game Buyer
Reagan is a Texan who sweats continuously, and has run role playing games for 20 years. His work focus is for startup Worldspinner.com - which spins custom maps and campaigns for any DM/GM out there. He will edit the hell out of your content, and turn it into a quest. Also, you can't make something too spicy for him. His favorite comic is the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl.
Andrew Funk - Chief Vexillologist//Subscription Manager//General Manager
This guy loves flags and otters, and has been helping us with the day-to-day operations and running of the shop, providing his many skills for the many things that need doing. He also likes beer and likes his enchiladas with both red and green sauce, or "Christmas."
Aydin Kwan - Marvel Genius//Assistant Manager
Mission Report: Having escaped containment from its previous store in San Francisco, the swamp creature dubbed "Aydin" has been discovered hissing about superheroes in the walls of Outsider Comics and Geek Boutique. When it is not harvesting human souls, Aydin runs the store's monthly book club and pursues a Master of Library and Information Science at the University of Washington (psst: almost complete).
Margrith Mooney - Sales Associate Extraordinaire
Plant and new cat mom, Margrith (prounced mar-gar-eet) joined Outsider very part time, outsider of her main focus as librarian. She started as a customer, became a super customer and joined the Outsider team, giving her expert librarian, geek and clothing knowledge to our community.
Sarah Funk - Senior VP Strategy, Pancakes and Sundries//Buyer//Advisor to the CEO
Sarah is a member of the advisory board for Outsider, along with some other very amazing folks listed below. She has another job that gives her a paycheck, and she is very good at strategy, product management and document writing. She also finds the shop some really cool stuff. She also really REALLY likes squirrels.
Heather Nuhfer - Comic Writer, Grand Moff
Paul Morrissey - Comic Editor & Writer, Minister of Bothan Intelligence
Joshua Bam - Legal Council, Chief Nihilist
Ian Hill - Legal Advisor, Shop Contractor/Sales, Poet Laureate
Margaret McCall - Artist, Editor, Advisor and Corgi Designer, Poet Laureate
Shop Phone: 206-535-8886