Devin Grayson is an award-winning comics veteran with over two
decades of experience writing the world's most beloved superheroes.
With the publication of Batman: Gotham Knights in March of 2000,
she became the first female to create, launch, and write a new,
ongoing Batman title. Recent projects include the orchestration of
the Marvel Rising comics event, publication of an original Doctor
Strange novel, and the Collected Edition releases of two
creator-owned miniseries—USER and Matador—through Image. Devin
lives in Northern California with her family and an adorable
rotation of foster service dogs.
Currently story editor on the 22nd season of NBCUniversal’s Law & Order: SVU, Melody was previously staff writer on the second season of Two Sentence Horror Stories, currently airing on Netflix (episodes "Quota" and "Ibeji"). Melody is currently developing a sci fi horror TV pilot in the Sundance Episodic Lab's new Idea Lab, and has been named one of the Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2021 by the International Screenwriters Association. She was a 2019 HBO Access Writing Fellow and a winner of a Grand Jury Prize for Best Screenplay at the Urbanworld Film Festival. Melody has been a Fellow at several labs, including Shudder Labs, Stowe Story Labs (winner of the Tangerine Entertainment Fellowship) and NY Stage & Film. Also an award-winning playwright, Melody received a Ford Foundation grant to travel to Rwanda to develop her play Sweet Mercy, which was later developed by NY Stage and Film, starring Danai Gurira. Her play Day of Reckoning, about Lucy Parsons and the early Labor Movement in America, was produced in NY and won the Jane Chambers Award. Melody writes the comic book OMNI about a young Black woman doctor with super intelligence (Vol. 2: Issues #5 - 10) published by Mark Waid at Humanoids. She co-founded the group of women horror writers and filmmakers called NYX Horror Collective, and is developing an original horror feature with Fear Works that she will direct in Canada.
Alitha Evelyn Martinez began her professional career in 1999 penciling Iron Man for Marvel Entertainment. Since then, she has had a great ride getting to work on titles like X-Men, Black Sun, Marvel Age Fantastic Four, Black Panther and Black Panther: World of Wakanda, X-Men Gold Annual, Moon Girl, Voltron, NBC’s Heroes, New 52 Bat Girl, Archie Comic’s New Crusaders and Riverdale, and WWE Superstar, WWE Slam City, and Barbie for Paper Cutz. She has done larger projects that required more than just penciling and inking in graphic novels like Vampire: My Boyfriend Bites, Kung Fu Masters, Quest for Dragon Mountain for Lerner Publications, as well as Political cartooning for The New York Post. In her spare time, Alitha works on her creator-owned titles Yume and Ever, and Foreign, which she publishes through her company, Ariotstorm Productions, LLC. She currently teaches at SVA in New York City.