The Creators of DEN-TOR!

Doctor Nathan A Swanson


Dr. Nathan A. Swanson

After receiving his degree from The Ohio State University in 2002, Dr. Swanson worked at an Appalachian clinic before coming to Portsmouth, NH to serve as the first staff dentist at Families First Health and Support Center. After also working for Lamprey Health and Exeter HealthReach, he associated at a private office in Exeter, NH before coming to Newmarket, NH in 2006.

Dr. Nate lives with his wife Rachel, daughters Beatrix and Coraline, and two cats. They enjoy camping, music, film, travel, and exploring the history, geography and culture of the New Hampshire Seacoast. When he's not working in Newmarket, Dr. Swanson can be found solving crosswords, reading and playing darts. He works to improve the community through involvement with the First Parish Church, the Newmarket Business Association and the Seacoast Green Alliance.

Cory Levine, Cartoonist


Cory Levine

Cory served as an editorial staffer for Marvel Comics where he edited hundreds of publications before departing to establish First Edition Publishing, Inc., a firm offering editorial packaging, graphic design and pre-press production services. Cory is the writer and co-creator of the original graphic novel Bowery Boys: Our Fathers, published by Dark Horse Comics. His writing has also been published by VIZ Media and Fulcrum Publishing. He is the cartoonist behind DEN-TOR!: The Barbarian Hygienist, coming soon to a dental practice near you!

Cory teaches comic arts, graphic design and professional practices at the New Hampshire Institute of Art.