Tom Waltz is a retired U.S. Army officer. Former California National Guard Military Policeman, Marine, and Desert Storm veteran. He is an editor for IDW Publishing among the author of critically acclaimed comics and graphic novels such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Last Fall, Finding Peace (co-written with Nathan St John), the Silent Hill books Sinner's Reward, Past Life, and Anne's Tale, and others. Silent Hill: Downpour, Ghostbusters: Chamber of Slime, and the TMNT titles Brothers Unite and Mutants in Manhattan are among his video game credits. He grew up in Clinton, Michigan, and now lives with his wife and two children in San Diego.