FRED VAN LENTE is the New York Times bestselling author of Incredible Hercules (with Greg Pak) and three entries in the Marvel Zombies series, as well as the American Library Association award-winning Action Philosophers. His original graphic novel Cowboys & Aliens (co-written with Andrew Foley) is being adapted into motion picture form by Dreamworks and Universal, starring Daniel Craig. Van Lente's other comics include Comic Book Comics, MODOK's 11, X Men Noir and Amazing Spider-Man.
Wizard magazine nominated him for Breakout Talent (Writer) and Ain't It Cool News called him the Comics Writer to Watch in 2008. Comics Should Be Good named Fred one of the 365 Reasons to Love Comics.