Denton J. Tipton is a New York Times best-selling graphic novelist and a senior editor at IDW Publishing. His credits include Transformers, G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra, Orphan Black: Helsinki, and The X-Files. A former newspaper journalist, his literary influences include Hunter S. Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, Dashiell Hammett, Elmore Leonard, and Philip K. Dick. He lives in San Diego with his wife, Merrily, and his best friend Buster.