HOWARD HOPKINS (www.howardhopkins.com) is the author of 34 westerns under the penname Lance Howard, six horror novels, three children’s horror novels and numerous short stories under his own name. His most recent western, The Killing Kind, was a Dec. 2010 release and his most recent horror series novel, The Chloe Files #2: Silver of Darkness, is available now. He’s written widescreen and panel comic books and graphic novels for Moonstone, along with co-editing and writing for The Avenger Chronicles, The Avenger: The Justice, Inc. Files, and will soon bring The Golden Amazon back for a new generation of readers. He’s also created a new pulp heroine called The Veil, is the editor of the upcoming Sherlock Holmes: The Crossovers Casebook and Honey West anthologies, and has had stories in The Spider Chronicles, The Green Hornet Chronicles and The Captain Midnight Chronicles.