Milt Gross was born in 1895 and died in 1953. Though he achievedfame in his lifetime as much for his scriptwriting and radio shows ashis cartooning, he is now considered one of the early pioneers of thegraphic novel format.Charles Burns is the award-winning creator of the graphic novel, Black Hole, currently in production as a major motion picture directed by David Fincher. He lives in Philadelphia, PA.
Eric Schlosser, a contributing editor at the Atlantic Monthly, won a National Magazine Award for an article he wrote on strawberry picking for that magazine. His work has been nominated for several other National Magazine Awards and for the Loeb Award for business journalism.