About the Author
J. M. DeMatteis has been a professional musician, a rock journalist, and a writer for film and television, but he's best known as a critically acclaimed, Eisner Award winning writer of comic books. In addition to his work on Spider-Man, Superman, Batman, and many other pop culture icons, he is the author of an acclaimed autobiographical graphic novel, Brooklyn Dreams, as well as the Abadazad series for young readers. Mr. DeMatteis lives with his family in New York. This is his first novel for HarperCollins.