Tony Akins is an accomplished comic book artist who first gained attention for his work on the 1980's comic book series Nexus. He went on to do work for Now Comics and Dark Horse Comics illustrating such well known properties as Star Wars, Aliens, and The Terminator. He did his first work for DC Comics in 2003 on Vertigo projects such as Hellblazer: Papa Midnite and Fables. In 2006 he began a five year run with writers Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges on the popular monthly series Jack of Fables, a spin-off of Willingham's Fables series. Akins has also worked with writer Brian Azzarello on the Wonder Woman on-going series.