Matt Wagner has enjoyed a career in comics for over twenty years. Born and educated in Pennsylvania, his first published work was a short story that would introduce one of comicdom's most respected creator-owned characters—the mastermind assassin Grendel. Best known for this epic creation and his other, more personal allegory, Mage, Matt has also worked on a variety of established characters. These include his groundbreaking work on the character Batman villain Two-Face in the graphic novel Faces, as well as a five-year stint developing and generating stories for the fan-favorite Vertigo title, Sandman Mystery Theatre. He also wrote the Doctor Mid-Nite miniseries for DC Comics and served as the regular cover artist on the Kevin Smith-penned relaunch of Green Arrow.