John Cassaday began his professional career with Negative Burn. It wasn't until he showed his portfolio to Mark Waid at San Diego Comic Con that he began receiving job offers from Dark Horse, DC, and Marvel. He eventually collaborated with Joss Whedon on Astonishing X-Men which led to more work and even directing an episode of Whedon's television show, Dollhouse. Most recently he helped relaunch the successful Star Wars comic franchise alongside Jason Aaron for Marvel Comics. Fabian Nury began his career as a copywriter and creative director in advertising, of which he worked until 2003. As an admirer of Blueberry, Watchmen, and more, he decided to plunge into the world of comics after meeting Xavier Dorison. He has written numerous graphic novels including The Chronicles of Legion series and one XIII album.