From left to right: Josh Wells, Martheus Wade, Janet Wade, Kevin Williams

From left to right: Josh Wells, Martheus Wade, Janet Wade, Kevin Williams


Martheus Wade
(Creator / Writer / Artist)

Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa was created in 1985 by Martheus Antone Wade, a graduate of the University of Memphis. Martheus’ love for martial arts, along with his talent as a graphic artist, was a natural fit for creating the characters and storyline. He then began his carrier as an intern at Signature Advertising. After completing his internship, Martheus worked as graphic designer. After two years, Martheus struck out on his own as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator working with companies such as the Radison Hotel, Trust Marketing and Senior Services.

He has illustrated for Maximum CNG, Bloodstream for Image Comics, Shooting Star Comics, Chaos Campus for Approbation Comics and Andrew Dabb’s Slices just to name a few. Recently, he has worked on such titles as Action Man for IDW, Marvel Comics Masterpiece card series, and illustrated, wrote, and produced a comic book crossover with his character, Jetta, and William Tucci’s, Shi. His work has been seen used for the movie Role Models from Paramount Pictures as well as for the instructional DVD and book, Hi-Fi Digital Color for comics available from IMPACT Publishing.

His next works will be seen in Titanium Rain from Archaia Studio Press. He will also be returning to the character that started it all with the release of Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa – Crucible in June. 

Janet Stone Wade

(Co-Writer / Inker)

Janet is co-everything in MAW Productions. Not only does she help write the storylines, she also creates characters, compose pin-ups, and meticulously inks ( it’s NOT tracing!!! ) the pages to the comic books. Having lived the early part of her childhood in Japan helps contribute to some of the research put into Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa. Her interestes include photography, anime, kickboxing, Hello Kitty, and sleeping. She has a degree in graphic design and interactive multimedia…

Kevin L. Williams

(Copy Editor)

Kevin L. Williams is a cartoonist/puppeteer, using these complimentary forms of entertainment as a means to spread humor and inspiration to his audiences. His creation, Muley the Mule, has been published in Muley Comix for many years in newspapers, international journals, comic anthologies, a self-published collection of comic strips, and on the internet.

Josh Wells
(Web Design / Design)

Focusing more on the web and technology side for MAW, he has made it possible for the company to expand their ranges of service. With his web design/ graphic design degree and knowledge of computers and software helps keep MAW Productions on the cutting edge of what is new without being redundant of what is being created today.