Apex Comics Group - Home of the greatest narrative-art storytellers in the universe. An independent publishing company of award-winning industry legends and leading-edge technology unleashing creative content in adventure, sci-fi, drama and more.

Mariano Nicieza

Creator MARIANO NICIEZA is the Writer and Executive Producer of the award-winning comics series William Shatner's War Chronicles and the Illustrator of the award winning graphic novel Stan Lee's GOD WOKE. He has worked in writing, illustration, design and art direction in digital and print comics, magazines, trading cards, posters, brochures and dozens of commercial projects for Marvel Entertainment, Disney, Malibu, Fleer, Paramount and Panasonic. At Marvel Entertainment he held positions as Special Projects Editor and Senior Art Director. Mariano has a BA in Art from Rutgers University, a MA in Illustration from Syracuse University and a MFA in Illustration from Hartford University. He is the President and Publisher of Apex Comics Group, Inc. Twitter: @MarianoNicieza

Frank Lovece

Editor-in-Chief FRANK LOVECE is an author, journalist and comics writer whose work includes the award-winning Marvel/Epic miniseries Atomic Age and Clive Barker's Hellraiser, as well as Marvel's Nightstalkers, Hokum & Hex, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and other titles. He was a writer-editor for the seminal Silicon Alley startup and for Hachette Filipacchi Publishing, where he brought magazines including Sound & Vision and Popular Photography to the Web. From there he served three years as Web editor of the Syfy channel. He has written for such magazines and newspapers as Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, TV Guide, Film Journal and Premiere, and for websites including, and He is the author of several books on TV/film, as well as of Lost and Found, about missing and exploited children.

Wilson Ramos Jr.

Art Director WILSON RAMOS JR. is a 25-year veteran illustrator and designer for Marvel Comics, DC Comics and others, who has worked on comic books and trading cards featuring Wolverine, Thor, Deadpool, Star Wars and The Walking Dead. He has been nominated twice for an Eagle Award as well as for an Eisner Award for his coloring and lettering work. Ramos is co-creator of Section 8 Comics' Team Kaiju.

Jim Steranko

JIM STERANKO revolutionized comics with his classic stint as writer-artist of Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and has continued to do so with projects as diverse as the pioneering graphic novel Chandler: Red Tide and much more. Outside comics, as concept artist for Raiders of the Lost Ark, he created the iconic look of Indiana Jones. With unceasing energy, Steranko continues to innovate and trailblaze today.

Tom DeFalco

Former Marvel editor-in-chief TOM DeFALCO was a driving force introducing creative concepts used to this day in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With toy manufacturer Hasbro, he led the creative team that relaunched the phenomenally successful G.I. Joe toy line and animated television show. He is the author of dozens of graphic novels and hundreds of comic book stories starring Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Thor, the Justice League of America, Archie, Scooby Doo and the New Warriors and Spider-Girl, both created with artist Ron Frenz.

Ron Frenz

RON FRENZ has drawn some of comics' greatest characters, including Spider-Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, She-Hulk, the Silver Surfer, Green Lantern and Superman. He received the 2009 Nemo Award for Excellence in the Cartoon Arts.

Sal Buscema

Renowned artist SAL BUSCEMA has been a fixture in the comics industry for almost 60 years, primarily with Marvel where he spent long runs as artist of The Avengers, The Defenders, The Spectacular Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk, as well as too many additional contributions to count. For DC Comics, he drew for the series Action Comics, Batman, Catwoman, Detective Comics, Green Arrow, Superboy, Superman and Wonder Woman, among others.

Tim Walsh

The creator and executive producer of A Daze Work, TIM WALSH has won several awards as a creative director and now owns his own production company, Eleven Nine Studios. By combining his love of cartoons with his unique aesthetic, Tim will continue to bring readers into the wonderful, wacky world of A Daze Work.

Mel Birnkrant

Mel Birnkrant is an American toy designer and collector. He is known for his extensive collection of Mickey Mouse and other toys of pre-World War II comics characters, and for his creation of toys such as Baby Face. Arguably his greatest creations, the Outer Space Men, after more than five decades remain iconic sci-fi action-adventure masterpieces.

Gary Schaeffer

Publisher, writer, specialist on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street entrepreneur, Gary Schaffer is the force behind the modern day resurgence of the Outer Space Men. He facilitates the creation of new action figures in multiple sizes, trading cards, prints, digital collectibles and a new comic book series.