Brian Azzarello is the writer and co-creator of the award-winning Vertigo series 100 BULLETS. Azzarello's other writing credits for DC Comics include the graphic novel JOKER, as well as BATMAN- BROKEN CITY, LUTHOR, WONDER WOMAN and HELLBLAZER. Brian has been featured in ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE and other publications. Lee Bermejo began drawing comics in 1997 for WildStorm Studios in San Diego at age 19. He collaborated with acclaimed writer Brian Azzarello on the graphic novels JOKER and LUTHOR, and worked with writer John Arcudi on the Superman feature in WEDNESDAY COMICS. He has also worked on HELLBLAZER with writer Mike Carey and GLOBAL FREQUENCY with writer Warren Ellis. Bermejo has illustrated the covers to the line of Vertigo Crime graphic novels, beginning with FILTHY RICH, written by Brian Azzarello, and DARK ENTRIES, written by Ian Rankin. Bermejo has lived in Italy since 2003.
"Azzarello is a perfect fit to give someone as unbalanced as The Comedian a back story."-- Huffington Post "I should have realized that if there was any writer able to take a genuinely bad person and make him endearing, it's Azzarello."--IGN