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Walt Simonson is a hugely influential writer/artist who rose to prominence at DC in the 1970's on various War titles and The Metal Men, it was his work on the Detective Comics back-up feature Manhunter with Archie Goodwin that made readers take notice. He would go on to Marvel where he would draw the X-Men/New Teen Titans crossover and have a groundbreaking run on Thor that is considered one of the finest in the long history of the title. He would go on to work on X-Factor, Fantastic Four, and a host of other titles. His own creation, The Star Slammers is a series he has returned to periodically throughout his career, most recently with IDW.
Comic book illustrator Jim Lee is the editorial director of WildStorm Studios (which he founded in 1992) and the artist for many of DC Comics' bestselling comic book and graphic novels, including All Star Batman and Robin, Batman: Hush, and Superman: For Tomorrow. Prior to DC, he was one of the founding fathers of Image Comics and best known for his run on the X-Men for Marvel Comics during which he co-created such characters as Gambit and Agent Zero.