CHRISTOPHER HINZ is the author of five science fiction books. Liege-Killer won the Compton Crook Award for best first novel and was nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer. He has written screenplays and a graphic novel, scripted comics for DC and Marvel, and has worked as a newspaper reporter and technical administrator of a small TV station. Jon Proctor received his BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 1997 and has since called the city his home. In his early career, he worked primarily in the comic book industry. In addition to credits at Marvel and DC Comics, among others, Jon co-created the Black Diamond series with Larry Young at AIT/Planet Lar and more recently co-created Gun Theory with writer Daniel Way for Dark Horse books. Jon has otherwise amassed an impressive client list for his illustration work in both editorial and commercial environments including The Wall Street Journal, Nike, Adidas, Amazon, and Cartoon Network. Away from the worktable, Jon enjoys travel both near and far - from trips to the local farmer's market to travels abroad.