The "Original" series of city coloring books was created by rich newman and illustrated by mike miller. rich is a long time owner of a Las Vegas advertising agency and public relations firm. He is also a television producer of over 1,500 television shows and prior to entering the advertising industry was co-owner of a Las Vegas radio station. mike miller has a long and varied background. Writer and illustrator of numerous children's books, Mike was co-owner of one of Las Vegas' largest advertising agencies and has won dozens of Addy's for his creative work.