MARK WAID is a critically acclaimed American comic book writer, having worked for every major publisher in the industry. His credits include the best-seller KINGDOM COME with Alex Ross, FLASH, JLA, 52, his creator-owned series EMPIRE and LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES for DC Comics, as well as Fantastic Four, X-Men and Daredevil for Marvel Comics.
ALEX ROSS is an American comic book artist, whose style has been named as amongst some of the most influential and distinct work of his generation. Born in Portland, OR, Ross attended Chicago's American Academy of Art. There, he studied classic surrealists such as Salvador Dali who would later become influential toward Alex's comic book style. Ross has been called the photorealist of comic books, having also studied Norman Rockwell and J.C. Leyendecker. His DC Comics work includes KINGDOM COME, JUSTICE, SUPERMAN: PEACE ON EARTH, BATMAN: WAR ON CRIME, WONDER WOMAN: SPIRIT OF TRUTH, SHAZAM!: POWER OF HOPE, JLA: SECRET ORIGINS, amongst others.