Matthew K. Manning, Author: Matthew K. Manning is the author of over eighty books and dozens of comic books. He has written books for Scholastic, Disney Press, Abrams, Capstone, DK Publishing, Running Press, Andrews/McMeel, and Insight Editions. Many of his books have reached best-seller status on Amazon, including DC Comics: Anatomy of a Metahuman, DC Comics Encyclopedia, and Batman: A Visual History.
Joel Gomez, Illustrator: Joel Gomez is a freelance comic book artist who has worked on Attica, Jason Coffee’s WarHawks, Flashpoint: Reverse Flash, Rift: Telara Chronicles, and Gears of War, among other titles. He lives in San Diego, California.
Beth Sotelo, Illustrator: Beth Sotelo got her start in 2001 as a colorist for Top Cow Productions (Magdalena Vol. 2, Witchblade/Wolverine). Since then she has colored comics for Marvel (New X-Men Vol. 1, Wolverine: Killing Made Simple Vol. 1), DC (Brightest Day Vol. 1, Supergirl Vol. 5), and Aspen Comics (Fathom Vol. 4, Soulfire Vol. 2). Currently, Beth is writing and drawing her creator-owned book titled Grump, which was successfully funded through Kickstarter. She lives in San Diego, California. www.BethSotelo.com
Freddie E. Williams II, Illustrator: Freddie E. Williams II burst onto the comic book scene in 2005, when he began work with DC Comics on the Eisner Award winning series Seven Soldiers: Mister Miracle. Since then, he has illustrated a long list of DC Comics titles, including: Robin, The Flash, Countdown, 52, Blue Beetle, Aquaman, JSA All-Stars, Captain Atom, Green Arrow, The Movement, and Infinite Crisis. While the bulk of his work has been with DC Comics, Freddie has illustrated Brain Boy and Conan for Dark Horse Comics, as well as the Legendary Star Lord for Marvel Comics. Freddie is also artist and author of The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics.