Writer Gail Simone began her career with the website Women in Refrigerators, where she protested the treatment of women in stories and her weekly column "You'll be Sorry" at Comic Book Resources. She came to the attention of editors and was put to work creating new stories for the characters she previously mocked. She gained newfound acclaim for her run on BIRDS OF PREY followed by SECRET SIX, THE ATOM, ACTION COMICS and WONDER WOMAN, and also wrote an episode of Justice League Unlimited. Currently, Simone is the writer of the new BATGIRL series and co-writer of the new series THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN. "From the Trade Paperback edition."