Grant Morrison (Author)
Grant Morrison was born in Glasgow in 1960. As a comics writer, he is renowned for his bold reinventions of existing superheroes and his own authored titles. He has had successful runs on Batman, Animal Man, Doom Patrol, JLA, The Invisibles, New X-Men, Fantastic Four and All Star Superman. His Batman- Arkham Asylum is the best-selling original graphic novel ever published. A documentary on his life and work, Grant Morrison- Talking with Gods, was released in November 2010.
Jimmy Palmiotti (Author)
Jimmy Palmiotti is a multi-award winning, multifaceted comic creator. He is a co-founder of Event Comics, Black Bull Media, Marvel Knights as well as Paperfilms. Palmiotti entered the field as an inker, but at DC he quickly demonstrated his versatility as a writer, authoring such titles as MONOLITH, 21 DOWN, THE RESISTANCE as well as Painkiller Jane, which was developed into a series for Syfy. In addition to being the co-writer of acclaimed series such as MANHUNTER, UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS and JONAH HEX, Palmiotti has since further broadened his comic vision beyond the printed page, co-scripting the story behind the successful Midway video game Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe.
"The craziest superhero story ever told...[Morrison] broke free of comic-book cliches by using sheer, brave goofiness" --The Atlantic
"This rigorously eccentric series was scarcely noticed at the time, but it's held up better than nearly any of its contemporaries. It's an eloquent call for a stranger, kinder world" --Los Angeles Times "...famously deconstructed the genre" --Washington Post