Marjorie Liu is an attorney and New York Times bestselling novelist and comic book writer. Her work at Marvel includes the series X-23, Black Widow, Han Solo, Dark Wolverine, and Astonishing X-Men. She is also the cocreator of Monstressfrom Image Comics, which has won multiple Hugo Awards, British Fantasy Awards, the Harvey Award, and five Eisner Awards, making Liu the first-ever woman—and woman of color—to win an Eisner in the best writer category. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sana Takeda is a Japanese Hugo and Eisner Award–winning illustrator and comic book artist behind the Monstress series. After having worked as a designer at Sega Corp., she became a freelancer. While drawing for Marvel, she also creates illustrations for games and children's books. Takeda lives in Tokyo.