James Tynion IV is an Eisner Award Winning, New York Times bestselling comic book author and publisher.
He is the co-creator of SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN with Werther Dell’Edera, the smash hit comic series published by Boom! Studios. SIKTC was nominated for the Eisner Award for Best New Comic Series in 2020. It’s spin-off title, THE HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER, was one of the highest selling comic books in 2021. SIKTC is currently in development for television at Netflix with Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy’s Intrepid Pictures producing.
He is the co-creator of THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH with Martin Simmonds, the high concept conspiracy thriller published by Image Comics. DOT was nominated for the Eisner Awards for Best New Series, and Best Continuing Series in 2021. DOT is currently in development for television with SISTER producing.
He is the co-creator of THE NICE HOUSE ON THE LAKE with Alvaro Martinez Bueno, the apocalyptic horror series published by DC Black Label. NHOTL is the highest selling creator-owned debut published by DC Comics in the last twenty years.
He is the co-creator of WYND with Michael Dialynas, the young adult fantasy adventure series published by BOOM! Studios. WYND was nominated for Outstanding Comic Book at the GLAAD Media Awards in both 2020 and 2021.
Under his own publishing banner, Tiny Onion Studios, James Tynion IV published and curated the acclaimed anthology series RAZORBLADES: THE HORROR MAGAZINE. He is currently publishing the UFO non-fiction webcomic, BLUE BOOK with Michael Avon Oeming through his newsletter, THE EMPIRE OF THE TINY ONION, available at https://jamestynioniv.substack.com.
James is the co-creator of many other acclaimed original series, including the GLAAD Media Award winning THE WOODS, with Michael Dialynas. He is also well known for working on the Batman titles at DC Comics, where he co-created the fan-favorite characters Punchline, Ghost-Maker, Clownhunter, Miracle Molly, and more. His storylines and characters have influenced DC TV shows like Batwoman, Young Justice, Gotham, and Legends of Tomorrow.
James is represented by United Talent Agency.
Tate Brombal is a comic book writer based in Toronto. His comic series HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER (BOOM! Studios) with artist Chris Shehan spun out of James Tynion IV & Werther Dell’Edera’s hit SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN and debuted in 2021. His Eisner-Nominated mini-series BARBALIEN: RED PLANET (Dark Horse Comics) alongside Eisner-Winning artist Gabriel Hernández Walta also released in 2021 as a part of Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s BLACK HAMMER universe. Tate has many more TBA comics debuting in 2022 onward! He is a graduate of Ryerson University’s Radio & Television Arts - Media Production program where he specialized in writing for the screen.
When he’s not writing comics, Tate spends most days reading, drinking tea, and cooking feasts from an ever-growing collection of cookbooks.