About the Author
Bruce Timm is an Emmy Award-winning artist, writer, director and producer who has been working in the animation field for nearly three decades. The majority of his career has focused on the DC Animated Universe for Warner Bros. Animation. Beginning with Batman: The Animated Series in 1992, Timm's character designs and vision have had a substantial impact that redefined the genre of superhero animated TV shows and movies--an influence that continues to this day. His contributions include key roles working on the TV series Superman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures, Batman Beyond and Justice League. Timm has served as producer or executive producer for over a dozen animated films, including Wonder Woman, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, All-Star Superman and Batman: Year One. Timm also enjoys the occasional work in comics. He is the recipient of two Eisner Awards. His first was in 1994 for the art on Batman Adventures: Mad Love, which won for Best Single Issue. He contributes covers, pin-ups and stories to various titles as his time permits. Past contributions include Avengers, Batman Adventures, Captain America: Red, White and Blue, Conan, Harley and Ivy, Tom Strong's Terrific Tales, Vampirella and Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Comics Magazine. Bruce is currently working as executive producer on the new Green Lantern: The Animated Series and the upcoming film Justice League: Doom.
Jim Steranko is a controversial figure in contemporary culture, with multiple careers as an author, designer, musician, photographer, carnival fire-eater, publisher, male model, art director, escape artist, and illustrator. He created the first Modern Graphic Novel; collaborated with Francis Coppola, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas on their biggest hits; and, with Stan Lee, is critically acclaimed as one of the prime Architects of the Marvel Age of Comics.