A Look Inside Blood and Honor: The Foreworld Saga Graphic Novels
About the Author
New Zealand citizen and US resident Tony Wolf has spent more than thirty-five years in an international career blending the martial and the creative arts. He has authored or edited nine books and numerous articles for journals, anthologies, websites, and encyclopedias. His script for the one-act play Satisfaction tied for first place in the 2006 Joining Sword and Pen international playwriting competition. Tony’s fight choreography and action design have been featured in more than two hundred stage, screen, and video game productions, including cultural fighting styles design for the Lord of the Rings trilogy. A pioneer of motion capture action design, he was also instrumental in the revival of bartitsu, a mixed martial art created at the turn of the twentieth century.
Erik Bear lives and writes in Seattle, Washington. Previous to The Dead God, Erik wrote the IDW Publishing comic book Jurassic Park: Dangerous Games. He was also among the authors on The Mongoliad, a historical fantasy anthology for 47North. Mr. Bear has also worked on a bestselling video game and is actively working on several comic book series soon to be published.
Christian Cameron was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1962. He grew up in Rockport, Massachusetts; Iowa City, Iowa; and Rochester, New York, where he attended McQuaid Jesuit High School and later graduated from the University of Rochester with a degree in history. After the longest undergraduate degree on record (1980–87), he joined the United States Navy, where he served as an intelligence officer and as a backseater in S-3 Vikings in the First Gulf War, in Somalia, and elsewhere. After a dozen years of service, he became a full-time writer in 2000. He lives in Toronto, Ontario, with his wife, Sarah, and their daughter, Beatrice. He may be found on the web at www.hippeis.com.
Joao Vieira has been a freelance artist for more than ten years. His credits include working on The Secret History of the Foot Clan, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles miniseries for IDW; KaBOOMbox, a crowd-funded project through the comic artist collaboration known as Brand New Nostalgia; and ROBOCOP: Memento Mori at BOOM Studios. He has received numerous nominations for Brazil’s HQMix Award. He resides in Porto Alegre in southern Brazil.
Artist Haiwei Hou was born in China but has since relocated to Ontario, Canada. She has previously provided illustrations for articles in Applied Arts Magazine and also done character concepts for Novoland. Ms. Hou has also received awards in animation and applied arts, and regularly attends San Diego Comic Con and Fan Expo. She describes her creative mind as “an invisible storage room where ideas and junk pile up like mountains.”
Dmitry Bondarenko is a freelance illustrator, born in Moscow and raised in Toronto. A classically trained artist with certification from Sheridan College and OCAD University, his enthusiasm for history and material culture led him to a friendship with author Christian Cameron, with whom he has been producing artwork for Cameron’s Tyrant and Killer of Men series. Recently he has created artwork for the Red Knight series from Orion Books, set in a medieval fantasy universe. Bondarenko has also created artwork for numerous publications, television, and film. He may be found on the web at www.dmitryillustration.com.