Chris Ryall is the Chief Creative Officer at IDW Publishing and the co-creator of Zombies vs Robots with Ashley Wood. Ryall has also co-created and written Groom Lake, The Colonized, The Hollows, and Onyx, and has also written adaptations of stories by Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Richard Matheson. He is also the co-author of a prose book about comics, Comic Books 101, and has written comics based on the Transformers, the band Kiss, Mars Attacks, Weekly World News, and, currently, Hasbro's Rom. Ryall and ZvR co-creator Ashley Wood were nominated for the 2006 Eisner Award for "Best Short Story." Shane McCarthy presently resides in Perth, Western Australia, officially one of the top ten most furtherest away from everywhere places on the planet.Shane is a freelance writer whose work has been published internationally by DC Comics, Marvel Comics, and IDW to name a few. Over the years he has written Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Detective Comics (starring Batman), Dark X-Men, Daredevil, Star Wars, and Transformers: All Hail Megatron.When not delving into the topsy turvy world of comics, Shane (also a professional dancer) can be found teaching and dancing the "Lindy Hop" all around the world.