Rick Riordan (www.rickriordan.com) is the author of three # 1 New York Times best-selling series with millions of copies sold throughout the world: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, the Kane Chronicles, and the Heroes of Olympus, and the newly launched series, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard. His Greek myth collection, Percy Jackson's Greek Gods, was a #1 New York Times bestseller as well. His previous novels for adults include the hugely popular Tres Navarre series, winner of the top three awards in the mystery genre. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. Robert Venditti is the New York Times best-selling author of The Homeland Directive and The Surrogates, as well as The Surrogates: Flesh and Bone. He also adapted the New York Times best-selling The Lightning Thief, The Graphic Novel; The Sea of Monsters, The Graphic Novel; Titan's Curse, The Graphic Novel and Blue Bloods: The Graphic Novel. In 2012, he launched the critically acclaimed ongoing comic book series X-O Manowar. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit his Web site at RobertVenditti.com.
Antoine Dod is an award-winning illustrator for his graphic novel work, including Armelle et l'oiseau. He studied illustration in Brussels at St. Luc Institute and has illustrated numerous comics and graphic novels, including the miniseries The Crow, Curare written by James O'Barr. Orpheus Collar is a storyboard artist and illustrator who received his BFA from the Maryland Institute of Art. He has contributed his coloring skills to numerous titles, including The Amazing Spider-Man and Ultimate X-Men. Orpheus also provided the storyboards for The Lightning Thief, The Graphic Novel, and adapted and illustrated The Red Pyramid, The Graphic Novel, and The Throne of Fire, The Graphic Novel. Orpheus lives in Los Angeles, California. Learn more at Orpheusartist.com.