Stuart Moore is a writer, a book editor, and an award-winning comics editor. His books include the Marvel Crisis Protocol novels Target: Kree and Into the Dark Dimension (Aconyte Books)) and three volumes of the New York Times bestselling series The Zodiac Legacy (Disney Press), cowritten with Stan Lee. Stuart's comics include the original sci-fi series Captain Ginger, Highball (both AHOY Comics), and EGOs (Image), as well as Deadpool the Duck (Marvel) and Firestorm (DC). His other writing includes prose and comics set in the universes of Stargate, The Transformers, Conan the Barbarian, Redwall, and Star Trek.
Gail Simone is an American writer of comic books. Best known for penning DC's Birds of Prey, her other notable works include Secret Six, Welcome to Tranquility, The All-New Atom, Deadpool, and Wonder Woman.
Mark Russell is the GLAAD and Eisner Award-winning writer behind The Flintstones
, Second Coming
, Billionaire Island
, and Superman: Space Age
, as well as many other comic book series. He is also the author of two books.
Mark Waid is an Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comics creator. He has worked on every major comic book character in the industry. Some of his best known work includes Captain America, Fantastic Four, and Black Widow for Marvel Comics. Waid enjoyed his greatest outpouring of critical acclaim with the Eisner Award-winning Daredevil--including a revered collaboration with frequent artistic partner Chris Samnee--and has also authored Kingdom Come, one of the bestselling graphic novels of all time.
William Morrison's interest in blacksmithing began over 40 years ago, about the same time he was beginning his career as an art instructor. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Michigan University in 1970. William developed and taught both a blacksmithing course, offered at the high school level, as well as a week-long summer blacksmithing camp at Michigan Tech University for its Summer Youth Program. His blacksmithing experience includes working summers on Mackinac Island, both demonstrating in the Island Blacksmith Shop making period pieces, and participating in specific projects such as the Fort's weathervane, gates and railings, and consulting work in the restoration of locks from the 1700s. William currently owns and operates Spruce Forge in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, where he designs custom ironwork--everything from kitchen utensils to gates.
Michael Montenat graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and proceeded to play the fine art game for years. Now he has come back to what got him into art in the first place: illustration and comics. His clients have included IDW, Top Cow, Legendary, MonkeyBrain Books, Spacegoat, Darby Pop Publishing, BOOM! Studios, and Universal Studios Japan.
Leonard Kirk began his comic book career with Malibu Comics. He has drawn numerous titles for Marvel and DC, including Fantastic Four, Star Wars and extended collaborations with Peter David on Supergirl and X-Factor. He, wisely, lives north of the border and recently drew a revival of the Canadian comics icon Captain Canuck and a return to the post-apocalyptic world of Marvel Zombies.
Greg and Fiona Scott specialize in helping individuals who want to establish or enhance their online business to get comfortable with technology and marketing. Fiona was a Chartered Accountant for 22 years so understands business and Greg's background is in web development for large corporations. They eventually recognized that they needed a change in direction, so combined their expertise and set up their own online business. They weathered the pitfalls, mastered marketing and technology and now have a significant online presence. They've produced many online products, have built over 150 websites for themselves and their customers, including GregAndFionaScott.com, and have coached hundreds of entrepreneurs to help build their lifestyle businesses. Greg and Fiona created the 'Five Steps To Success' Model to clearly define the path to be followed by budding entrepreneurs wanting to live a life on their terms, full of choice. They're both native New Zealanders, now living in the UK, so possess a helpful dose of the typical Kiwi 'can-do' attitude. They're grateful to be living the internet laptop lifestyle allowing them to make money online, so can work whenever, and wherever in the world, they choose.