Dylan Horrocks lives by the sea in New Zealand with his wife and two kids. He's the author of the graphic novel Hicksville (1998) and the comic book series Pickle (1992-7) and Atlas (2001-). He has also written scripts for DC Comics (including Batgirl and Hunter: The Age of Magic), drawn political cartoons, illustrated children's books and lectured on comics at universities and art schools. A selection of his political cartoons were published as Better Luck Next Century by Top Shelf (2001). He has won an Eisner Award and been nominated for various other awards in America, Spain, Italy and France. He's currently working on Atlas (for Drawn & Quarterly) and Venus (for Top Shelf), among other things.