JIMMY PALMIOTTI (Click on Photo)
Jimmy Palmiotti is a multi-hyphenate, with creative talent bursting out in multiple areas within comics. He started out inking, and eventually moved to writing and creating his own independent comics through his Paperfilms company. Along with his wife Amanda Conner (who is an illustrator and writer extraordinaire), he penned the comic book Harley Quinn for DC and brought the character completely into the mainstream. He has also been a writer and game changer on comic book titles like like Jonah Hex (with his amazing co-writer Justin Gray), Denver, Painkiller Jane, Power Girl, Starfire (also with Amanda Conner), The Avengers Vs. X-Men and so many more. JImmy is also a true powerhouse of creativity in TV, Film, Gaming and World Building! ___________________________________________
NEIL GAIMAN (Click on Photo)
"Hans Karl's tracks drag you from the grungiest underbellies of music through garden parties and jungles and cocktail lounges, sometimes all at once. He's his own man, and his music is there for you to use." - Neil Gaiman.
Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, nonfiction, audio theatre, and films. His works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. Neil Gaiman's work has been honoured with many awards internationally, including the Newbery and Carnegie Medals. His books and stories have also been honoured with Hugos, Nebulas, the World Fantasy Award, Bram Stoker Awards, Locus Awards, British SF Awards, British Fantasy Awards, Geffens, Mythopoeic Awards, and numerous others.
He has written and directed two films: A Short Film About John Bolton (2002) and Sky Television's Statuesque (2009) starring Bill Nighy and Amanda Palmer.
An animated feature film based on Gaiman's Coraline, directed by Henry Selick and released in early 2009, secured a BAFTA for Best Animated Film and was nominated for an Oscar in the same category.