Frank Herbert (1920–86) was an American science-fiction writer best known for his novel Dune and its subsequent five sequels. Brian Herbert, the son of Frank Herbert, has written a moving biography of his father, Dreamer of Dune. Brian is also known for his collaborations with author Kevin J. Anderson, with whom he has written multiple sequels and prequels to his father’s landmark 1965 science-fiction novel Dune. Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than fifty bestsellers. He has written spin-off novels for Star Wars, StarCraft, and The X-Files and, with Brian Herbert, is the co-author of the Dune prequel series. Raúl Allén and Patricia Martín are artists living in Valladolíd, Spain. Allén and Martín have worked for Marvel Comics, Valiant, and DC Comics with writers such as Matt Fraction, Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, and Peter Milligan. Bill Sienkiewicz is an Eisner-winning, Emmy-nominated artist best known for revamping the style of comic and graphic novel illustration, most notably with Marvel Comics and DC Comics.