(www.rickriordan.com) is the author of The Kane Chronicles, Book One: The Red Pyramid
as well as all the books in the New York Times
best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series: The Lightning Thief; The Sea of Monsters; The Titan's Curse;The Battle of the Labyrinth
; and The Last Olympian
. His previous novels for adults include the hugely popular Tres Navarre series, winner of the top three awards in the mystery genre. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons.Robert Venditti
(www.robertvenditti.com) is the creator and author ofThe Surrogates
and its prequel, The Surrogates: Flesh and Bone
. In addition to creating comics, he works at Top Shelf Productions. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.Attila Futaki
(pencils and inks) has illustrated Sprial
(Editions Carabas, June 2008) and the forthcoming The Strange Folks
(2010), as well as a number of book covers and interiors. He studied at the International School of Comics in Florence. He lives in Budapest, Hungary.
Jose Villarrubia (coloring) is an Eisner Award-nominated colorist who has worked for every major comic book publisher. Coloring work includesYoung X-Men, Crossing Midnight, and Halo Uprising. Additionally, he is an art professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
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