Mike Diana ia a comic artist and zine publisher.
In the 1990's, Mike Diana published the comic zine Boiled Angel from his home state of Florida. In 1995, Diana was arrested and the zine became the subject of an obscenity trial. Diana was judged gulty. Aside from being fined $3,000.00, and being required to perform 1,280 hours of community service, remain employed, and see a pyschiatrist at his own expense, the state forbid him to draw for his own personal use. Diana left Florida before his probation period was finished and moved to New York City.
Mike Diana has been profiled in many zines, including Ben Is Dead, and his work has appeared in zines such as WoRMfEA$t!. He has also had his comics published in several anthologies including Spice Capades, published by Fantagraphics and edited by Queen Itchie.
Since moving to New York Mike Diana has also appeared in films by underground filmmaker Nick Zedd.