About the Author
Ron Marz has been writing comic books for two decades, starting his career with a lengthy run on Silver Surfer for Marvel. Since then, he has worked for virtually every major publisher and compiled a long list of credits, including stints on Green Lantern for DC, Star Wars for Dark Horse, Witchblade for Top Cow/Image, and as a staff writer for CrossGen Comics. His most recent work includes Artifacts for Top Cow/Image, Voodoo for DC, Prophecy for Dynamite, and the recently-released Blackburn Burrow, the first comics project from Amazon Studios.
Ron's creator-owned series include Shinku at Image; Dragon Prince at Top Cow; and Samurai: Heaven and Earth, and Pantheon City, at Dark Horse. He is also a regular columnist for award-winning website ComicBookResources.com, the #1 comics-related website, and serves as an editorial consultant for Rovolt Entertainment in India.
Matthew Dow Smith has drawn comics for every major American comic book publisher. His work has appeared in the pages of DC’s STARMAN, Mike Mignola’s HELLBOY, Marvel’s NIGHTCRAWLER, and Top Cow’s WITCHBLADE. A frequent artist on IDW’s DOCTOR WHO comic book, he has also written a series of WHO short stories in the US and UK, including a special comic produced by the BBC America Shop for the 2011 San Diego Comic Con. He is the writer and artist of the graphic novel THE OCTOBER GIRL from MonkeyBrain Comics, and the author of the upcoming prose novel, NIGHT FOLK.
J. H. Levy graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in journalism. Besides having published several short stories and being in the final edits of his first novel, his first screenplay, Blackburn Burrow, has recently been optioned by Amazon Studios.