Comic book writer Dan Abnett lives and works in Maidstone, Kent. After graduating from Oxford, he worked as an editor of comics and children's books before turning to writing full time. Notable works include Scooby Doo, Thunderbirds, The X-Men, Batman and Dr Who. He created and writes the popular series Sinister Dexter for 2000 AD and has recently finished a five-year run on The Legion of Superheroes for DC Comics. Dan was voted Best Writer Now at the British National Comic Awards 2003.