Francis Manapul is the artist and co-writer of THE FLASH, which is part of DC Comics--The New 52. His previous work for DC Comics includes books such as ADVENTURE COMICS, SUPERMAN/BATMAN, and THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES. His work has been published in various publications from the likes of Aspen Comics, Editions Delcourt, Top Cow Productions, and Devils Due just to name a few. Manapul was born in Manila, Philippines and currently calls Toronto, Canada his home. Brian Buccellato has worked on several high-profile books, including Uncanny X-Men, Generation X, and ASTRO CITY, before striking out on his own as a freelance colorist. His most recent work includes writing and coloring THE FLASH and DETECTIVE COMICS as a part of DC Comics--The New 52. Brian has worked as a freelance colorist since 1996, working for Marvel, DC, Vertigo, Top Cow, Image and Dynamite Entertainment. His recent coloring credits include ADVENTURE COMICS, HELLBLAZER, SUPERMAN, and THE FLASH.
"Manapul has grown into one of the most confident, innovative artists currently working at DC, and his layouts do exceptional work staging action while evoking the harsh atmosphere of Gotham City, essential elements of any successful Batman story." --A.V. Club/The Onion
"Thanks to the incredibly talented team of Brian Buccellato and Francis Manapul we now have another fantastic Batman book." --IGN
"Buccellato and Manapul have crafted an amazingly striped-down-to-the-core Batman story."--Newsarama