Joe Hillais the #1aNew York TimesaBestselling Author ofaThe Fireman,aNOS4A2,aHeart-Shaped Box, andaHornsa(which was made into a feature film starring Daniel Radcliffe). His book of short stories,a20th Century Ghosts, won the Bram Stoker Award and British Fantasy Award for Best Collection. He earned the Eisner Award for Best Writer for his long-running comic book series,aLocke & Key,afeaturing the eye-popping art of Gabriel Rodriguez.
Chris Ryallais the Chief Creative Officer at IDW Publishing and the co-creator ofaZombies vs Robotsawith Ashley Wood. Ryall has also co-created and writtenaGroom Lake, The Colonized, The Hollows, andaOnyx, and has also written adaptations of stories by Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Richard Matheson. He is also the co-author of a prose book about comics,aComic Books 101, and has written comics based on the Transformers, the band Kiss, Mars Attacks, Weekly World News, and, currently, Hasbro's Rom. Ryall and ZvR co-creator Ashley Wood were nominated for the 2006 Eisner Award for oBest Short Story.o