Daniel Brereton is an American writer and illustrator who has produced notable work in the comic book field. He is known for his skills as a painter and his distinctive character designs. His first published work in the comics industry was the story "Lost Causes Chapter 1" in Merchants of Death #1 (July 1988) published by Eclipse Comics and he painted the Black Terror limited series in 1989–1990. Brereton gained further attention for his work on Batman: Thrillkiller, Superman and Batman: Legends of the World's Finest, and JLA: Seven Caskets, His most famous work is his own series "The Nocturnals." Image Comics published Dan Brereton: The Goddess & The Monster, a collection of his work, in August 2010. Brereton wrote and drew a Batman story for DC Comics' digital first anthology series Legends of the Dark Knight in December 2015.